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Denver Glass class Dec 28th and 29th.
Happy holidays!!! Merc with special guest Mr. Smith will be teaching a class at Devinne glass studio in south Denver Dec 28th and 29th. Sponsored by Northstar glass and ABR Imagery. Class will cover team glass working, line work variations including two kinds of stock pull, making color tubing, light sculpting and large hollow vessel construction. Class is 300 per student and there are only three spots left available. For more info hit up Michale 817 808 8227 or Rone 720 234 5014.
This year put your Holiday bucks on the gift that keeps it goin!!! hope to see you there. peace

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Merc @ work.
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Colorodo!!!!!!!
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Merc and Mr Smith in technocolor!!!!!!
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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


Comments
  • Lawson
    nice.....
    Lawson: workin hard I see.cool pieces.......
    12/6/2008 0:02 AM
  • Meeko
    correction
    Meeko: Rones number is 720-234-5041, sorry.
    12/6/2008 9:00 AM
  • Richmann
    Dam
    Richmann: that torch is phat as hell
    12/8/2008 11:43 AM
  • Corinne Winters
    Hey!
    Corinne Winters: Thank for the comment. Your boy Alex was supposed to hit me up when you were in town! Looks like you had a great time anyway. I really enjoy your work. You headin out to Vegas next weekend?
    3/30/2009 9:38 PM

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