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Jar set

Jar set

Posted by Merc on 1/3/2009
Northstar butter scotch and caramel frit. Northstar Buttrtscotch rod and opaque aqua rod. If you look at the rear of the jar there's a hand holding a molecule that was inspired by an Alex Grey painting of Albert Hoffman. Sand blated. 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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  • Know Ego
    Know Ego: That's a cool set.
    1/3/2009 8:03 PM
  • Spike Mike
    Spike Mike: the hand on the back sets this jar apart from all the other glass
    1/4/2009 8:13 AM
  • Hubbard
    Hubbard: That Hand holding the Molecule Is a trip!! Rock on Homeboy!! this is the kinda work from Merc i love!! hehe i made a ryme...
    1/4/2009 12:25 AM
  • El Hefe
    nice work
    El Hefe: good attention to detail
    1/4/2009 4:18 PM
  • Dan P
    Sick!
    Dan P: I love your work!
    1/4/2009 4:57 PM
  • Natey
    sick work senor!!
    Natey: love alex grey's paintings, very inspirational. i'd love to add a merc piece to my collection soon, you down to trade maybe?? thanks for sharing homie
    1/4/2009 7:48 PM
  • Schmitz
    nice
    Schmitz: very nice
    1/5/2009 8:05 PM

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