Posted by Merc
on 9/21/2012 Featured by Skiing Ian on 9/21/2012 Nominated for Feature by Chase on 9/21/2012
Habitual Herald loves to do things that are frowned upon by today's society. This bloody killer is alienated, charged, and called guilty for his crimes. Herald, however, stands in the shadows of much larger beasts who profit upon the backs of their gruesome crimes and his gruesome crimes. In a world where shadows cast thick and killers run free Herald Habitually harnesses the very hearts that bleed for change and all that is good in the world.
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!