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Spiritual Bounty

Spiritual Bounty

Posted by Merc on 2/16/2010
 Featured by Lear on 2/16/2010
 Nominated for Feature by Rone on 2/16/2010
"If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things through narrow chinks of his cavern"

-William Blake (Marriage of Heaven and Hell)

Never stop searching.

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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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  • Lear
    Lear: youre a pimp,straight baller,,this is sickness,,thanks for sharing,peace LEAR
    2/16/2010 8:23 PM
  • Schmitz
    Awesome!!
    Schmitz: I love the spiraled eye!!!
    2/17/2010 8:54 AM
  • Ninja
    That's what I'm talking about!
    Ninja: Virtual Infinity
    2/17/2010 9:27 AM
  • BigJ402
    killer work.
    BigJ402: Your work is killer very detailed you got that shit down.
    2/17/2010 10:15 AM
  • G.B. Midas
    G.B. Midas: Nice one, Fuck'n clean man!
    2/17/2010 3:18 PM
  • xxQUAVExx
    xxQUAVExx: my motha fuckin dawg!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    2/17/2010 4:08 PM
  • Byron Beres
    evolution
    Byron Beres: visual stimulation,i like your colors.been inspired by your detail....
    2/18/2010 7:13 AM
  • Aymie McKesson
    like these guys too
    Aymie McKesson: very creepy
    2/18/2010 7:32 AM
  • Elks That Run
    Elks That Run: love your sculpting!
    2/18/2010 4:32 PM

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