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Posted by Merc on 11/8/2009
 Featured by The Worm
 Nominated for Feature by L-Roy
Old school style side car. With a few updated touches. I added my mosquito alien to give it some flare.Layered pot dot sections.

8"
4 hole diffused down-stem

Enjoy!

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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
  • Vigil
    Vigil: I love the alien head! sick piece dude
    11/8/2009 3:22 PM
  • Mark F
    $$
    Mark F: Nice!
    11/8/2009 4:00 PM
  • The Worm
    thats sick!!
    The Worm: ...always diggin your shit
    11/8/2009 5:56 PM
  • Voorhees
    Voorhees: That head I'd great...love the placement...
    11/8/2009 7:02 PM
  • Lurch
    Lurch: ^^^^ x2
    11/8/2009 10:42 PM
  • Lear
    Lear: sickness,,,peace,,,LEAR
    11/8/2009 11:03 PM
  • Sol-Inside
    Sick little heady
    Sol-Inside: Nice work man.
    11/9/2009 10:01 AM
  • Byron Beres
    sweet
    Byron Beres: like the flare
    11/9/2009 4:30 PM
  • AKM
    i believe
    AKM: the aliens a fresh toutch to this piece.
    11/9/2009 5:27 PM
  • Darren Lowe
    Nice!
    Darren Lowe: Mosquito head is sick!
    11/9/2009 6:19 PM
  • Elks That Run
    Elks That Run: yeah the alien mosquito is sweet!
    11/10/2009 3:54 PM

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