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One more cup of coffee

One more cup of coffee

Posted by Merc on 10/29/2008
 Nominated for Feature by Big Z
Still burnin midnight oil. Big inline, 18 inches. Shout out to Mr. Smith who has been assisting me on the last couple of big pieces including this one. Facet cut by Cowboy. I put allot of time in the wags and then covered them with architecture? all in all one of my favs! Thankx for lookin. Peace

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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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  • Big Z
    killa!
    Big Z: Nice flip!
    10/29/2008 6:19 PM
  • Royal
    Royal: nice job merc.

    piece is filthy!
    10/29/2008 6:32 PM
  • Lawson
    super sick.....
    Lawson: that piece is very dope! keep on keepin on
    10/30/2008 8:45 AM
  • Lupe
    ill money
    Lupe: you got ur groove on
    10/30/2008 8:47 AM
  • Dutchy Hubner Gallery
    A real Ripper
    Dutchy Hubner Gallery: Way to mix it up real time!
    10/30/2008 10:12 AM
  • Karl73
    Karl73: wild and crazy
    looks good
    10/30/2008 2:46 PM
  • J RED
    !!!
    J RED: real sick bub !!!
    10/30/2008 5:31 PM
  • El Hefe
    i really like this one
    El Hefe: the fume traps and other sections really go with it well...nice work!
    10/30/2008 9:31 PM
  • Merc
    Thanx!!
    Merc: Thank you all. I put 46 pieces in this guy. In person this is a beast but due to my less than amature photo skillz, my presentation is not as potent as I would haved liked. Regardless still thank you all!
    10/31/2008 11:02 AM
  • herbC
    herbC: SAF-sick as fuck
    10/31/2008 4:24 PM
  • G.B. Midas
    Damn!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
    G.B. Midas: .......speechless-G
    11/1/2008 11:21 PM
  • Know Ego
    Holy Moly!
    Know Ego: Does that come with GPS and satellite radio? Its looks like it got the works.
    Bad ass.
    Peace.
    11/2/2008 11:03 PM
  • Lurch
    dope
    Lurch: style

    I dig it
    11/3/2008 3:04 PM
  • B L U E S
    merc .............cool piece
    B L U E S: dedication .....lots of work ....cool moves ..its got alot ..
    11/3/2008 11:25 PM
  • Meeko
    Meeko: man i have not been on here much lately and have not seen this one, dankness. Worked to the brim. So you are coming out in Dec, still right. PEace
    11/14/2008 6:25 PM

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