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Piranah Face

Piranah Face

Posted by Merc on 12/12/2009
 Featured by KevinMurray
 Nominated for Feature by Sol-Inside
Haven't posted anything in a minute. The second to last piece I made in Texas before moving to Colorado.

Hope everyone is having good times and a great holiday season.

More to come soon.

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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
  • Andy D
    Andy D: Nice Merc, I like this style. Peace
    12/12/2009 10:14 AM
  • El Hefe
    sick
    El Hefe: brother1
    12/12/2009 10:51 AM
  • Darren Lowe
    Darren Lowe: I like the flow of this piece.
    12/12/2009 3:00 PM
  • Frankie Hess Diligence
    This is my favorite that I have seen of your work to date!
    Frankie Hess Diligence: Very nice mang!!!
    12/12/2009 4:05 PM
  • Boxfan
    Boxfan: I like the hell out of this one. Nice work.
    How freekin cold is CO?
    12/13/2009 5:21 AM
  • Skye Perry Norton
    Skye Perry Norton: amazin sculpting .you nailed this one .
    12/13/2009 8:04 AM
  • Crondo619
    Crondo619: always lookin good .
    12/13/2009 9:56 AM
  • Backwoods
    nice and different
    Backwoods: props on that!! Hope the move was smoooth and you get a legit oxygen supplier!!!! it should be fun to see what you sculpt and blast....:)
    12/13/2009 9:56 AM
  • Lear
    Lear: this is the shit bro,,you did an amazing job on this one,,i like the sculpting the textures and the blasting,,fuck the whole damn piece is on hit,,thanks for sharing,peace LEAR
    12/13/2009 1:28 PM
  • Joe Blow
    Joe Blow: dude...that piece is ill.
    12/13/2009 5:59 PM
  • Byron Beres
    f%&k yea!!!
    Byron Beres: yea man sickest yet!!!!
    12/14/2009 9:14 AM
  • J RED
    !!
    J RED: sick bro!
    12/14/2009 3:11 PM
  • GingerELA
    cool as hell
    GingerELA: awesome sculptural work!
    12/14/2009 10:27 PM
  • Dan P
    Dan P: Nice!!!
    12/15/2009 1:17 PM
  • JRK
    JRK: I really like that one!!
    12/15/2009 2:10 PM

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