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I Believe

I Believe

Posted by Merc on 9/23/2009
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A piece that I produced before the Burn Gallery that's an introduction to aliens in a series that I will be conducting over the next couple of months.

15in Tall
Upline Style
Hefty
Solid Horns

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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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  • Crondo619
    Crondo619: Make em big.Nice one!
    9/23/2009 5:59 PM
  • G.B. Midas
    Like this series
    G.B. Midas: can't wait to see the next!-MiDaS
    9/23/2009 6:23 PM
  • Schmitz
    !!!
    Schmitz: Awesome sculpting!!
    9/23/2009 6:54 PM
  • herbC
    i believe too!
    herbC: nice work. there are aliens among us.
    9/23/2009 8:01 PM
  • Joe Blow
    Joe Blow: killin it as always!
    9/23/2009 8:12 PM
  • Sol-Inside
    Sol-Inside: Incredible...Gallery worthy for sure...Nice work man.
    9/23/2009 8:27 PM
  • Lear
    Lear: so sick,,you are killin shit lately,,thanks for sharing,peace LEAR
    9/23/2009 8:30 PM
  • JD Maplesden
    wow
    JD Maplesden: this piece is great
    9/23/2009 8:31 PM
  • WhitVardaman
    Damn!
    WhitVardaman: hell yeah cant wait to see more
    9/23/2009 9:44 PM
  • CripSkillz
    Freekin Awesome
    CripSkillz: Love it..
    9/23/2009 10:13 PM
  • Snic
    Killing it.
    Snic: It was cool to chill and throw down with you. Keep rocking out and see you next year if not sooner.
    9/23/2009 10:56 PM
  • David Makalaster
    nice work
    David Makalaster: real cool meeting to and watching you work. ( i always had a camera and we had a saftey break by the parking lot, mofos asked us to trade for some alcohol... hahahah)

    keep throwin it down, you tackle some crazy pieces w/ all those attachments and baller ass horns.
    9/24/2009 7:01 AM
  • Andy D
    Andy D: Nice fucking piece Merc, have a safe trip with your move. Peace
    9/24/2009 7:15 AM
  • Lawson
    Lawson: Doooood sick piece i think u may be an alien, that piece is out of this world...
    sick one fella friend.......
    9/24/2009 8:02 AM
  • Aymie McKesson
    mmmm...aliens
    Aymie McKesson: I am really lovin' these...and the color choice is superb.
    9/24/2009 9:52 AM
  • J RED
    !!!
    J RED: thats sick bro!
    9/24/2009 11:26 AM
  • Live Free
    nice
    Live Free: that a hefty piece of work.. very sick!
    9/24/2009 12:52 AM
  • Dan P
    Dan P: Alien Man, Alien Man, helped build the pyramids with the Mayan Man. Most likely to be coming again, Alien Man! Lol!!!
    Beam me up Merc! ;)
    9/24/2009 3:25 PM
  • Elks That Run
    Elks That Run: wow love the sculpting! those faces are ill...
    9/24/2009 7:54 PM
  • B L U E S
    the greys came and took you away.............
    B L U E S: ....
    9/25/2009 0:13 AM
  • Jake C
    those horns are the shit
    Jake C: ...
    9/25/2009 0:19 AM

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