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Art is not a crime, war is!!!!

Art is not a crime, war is!!!!

Posted by Merc on 10/7/2008
 Featured by David Makalaster
 Nominated for Feature by Lawson
First off this is dedicated to Abe at Northstar and Precision for his innovative efforts as both a Piper and a color inventor. Lochness, moss, onyx, steel wool.20 inches long, six days. Had help from alotta cats, so thanks from the bottom of my heart. to all in the struggle keep pushin! Facet compliments of Cowboy Glass. A- symmetric for a change!

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 Artist:   Merc  ( ) Contact Artist 
Merc
Merc-functional glass artist 1999-present

Merc has been on the torch since 1999 working with fire. He is known for his functional work inspired by psychedelics, fantasy art, color flow, and sacred geometry. He has been a poet, a writer, and educator, an Industry representative, a gas tech, a consultant, a tool designer, a color tester, an MC, a Glass artists, and a pipe maker. He has been an active member of the Colorado Project for 3 years.
Merc has played many roles within the industry. He was the host of the American Glass Expo Awards for 4 years and was nominated for artist of the year for four years himself. He has developed a working glassblowing set up in major convention centers across the states and in Canada. He was the glass blowing feature area designer for the International Glass Show in los Angeles, CA as well as the Treating Yourself Expo in Toronto, CA.
As a visionary artist Merc has been a key figure in the boro-sculptural revolution. He is known for his working knowledge of color as well as cutting edge techniques of sculpting, line-work, marbles, hollow vessel, cane, vacuum encasement, sand blasting, electroforming, and multimedia installment pieces.
Big ups to his sponsors: Northstar glass, Blastshield, Whoopzip, Grassroots, EU Glass, 33 and 1/3rd, Hot Breath Magazine and Ryot, and Skillet Tools!



mercewaters@gmail.com


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  • Meeko
    DAOM
    Meeko: MAn this is so sick, somehow i missed this post, mad props dude, looks like something straight of ALiens. Your shit is always so dank.
    10/7/2008 11:35 AM
  • Richmann
    dam right
    Richmann: it dam sure sparkle
    10/7/2008 12:03 AM
  • Lawson
    ya some sick shizz.........
    Lawson: dope piece Merc.........
    10/7/2008 12:40 AM
  • Blitzkriega
    Blitzkriega: fuck ya titz, thats sick
    10/7/2008 1:41 PM
  • Gibsons Glassworks
    sweet
    Gibsons Glassworks: piece, and the gangetr shot is baller
    10/7/2008 4:16 PM
  • Lennon
    straight
    Lennon: gangsta yo, looks good
    10/7/2008 4:42 PM
  • Prismglassworks
    777
    Prismglassworks: Nice!!
    10/7/2008 5:11 PM
  • Big Z
    Damn kid!
    Big Z: Way to go! looks sick......
    10/7/2008 6:01 PM
  • B L U E S
    northstar color is tha pimp juice with flava....
    B L U E S: nice piece large and in charge ...........
    10/7/2008 9:56 PM
  • Andy D
    Andy D: Damn! Real sick, northstar Rocks.
    10/8/2008 7:17 AM
  • Korey
    damn Merc
    Korey: That's a monster inline, good work
    10/8/2008 8:39 AM
  • Hubbard
    Hubbard: Nice one bro:) Sweet color
    10/8/2008 2:25 PM
  • herbC
    herbC: its huge! nice one merc
    10/8/2008 2:30 PM
  • Ghost
    Ghost: one of my favs from you man!!! sick
    10/8/2008 7:45 PM
  • D-Wreck
    bow down!
    D-Wreck: bad ass amigo!!!
    10/8/2008 11:15 PM
  • Illuzion
    Illuzion: Kick ass!

    -Markushio
    10/9/2008 5:07 AM
  • Aymie McKesson
    damn it feels good
    Aymie McKesson: you're so gangster...pimpin' twenties...that shit is blingin' yo!
    10/9/2008 5:45 AM
  • Voorhees
    Voorhees: wow...love the colors...nice piece!
    10/9/2008 5:47 PM
  • J RED
    ****
    J RED: sick bub mad bling!! very nice work!!
    10/10/2008 9:21 AM
  • Mr.Smith
    Mr.Smith: If I see you on my block Mirc it's 187 on yo ass bitch!
    10/11/2008 7:16 PM
  • Jamez
    Jamez: Very nice, man..
    10/13/2008 0:48 AM
  • jSaint
    jSaint: hell yea...this one's in my hands and i love it. maaad props merc, i'm sure i'll see some more soon. peace
    11/30/2008 6:02 PM
  • Lear
    WOW.
    Lear: I MUSTA MISSED THIS ONE ,,WOW ,THIS IS REALLY SICK,,NICE WORK BRO,,PEACE LEAR
    6/22/2009 5:32 PM

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