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Flight of the Condor

Flight of the Condor

Posted by Merc on 3/25/2010
 Featured by BigJ402 on 3/25/2010
Stemless bubbler, copper wrapped stand made by Johan. Thanks for looking!

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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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  • Byron Beres
    Awesome
    Byron Beres: Style for miles.........
    3/26/2010 5:23 AM
  • Sol-Inside
    Nice werk Merk!....I Hella Dig the texture of the skin.
    Sol-Inside: It has a great old weathered leather look. That stand is sick too, the copper is a really nice touch. Peace, Sol.
    3/26/2010 8:21 AM
  • Elks That Run
    Elks That Run: nasty piece...
    3/26/2010 9:54 AM
  • Korey
    wicked
    Korey: stands sweet too, looks like alot of work
    3/26/2010 1:41 PM
  • D-Wreck
    dope
    D-Wreck: another killer piece my friend!
    3/27/2010 11:41 AM
  • Dan P
    DAAAMN!!!
    Dan P: That one's crazy! ...nice stand too, would look sick electroplated!
    3/27/2010 3:47 PM

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