Posted by Merc
on 11/19/2012 Nominated for Feature by SEAtH on 11/19/2012
Christmas time Glass Bizarre with some of your favorite artists? Glass by Sakibomb, Coyle, Elbow, JOP, Jred, Zach-p, Brandon Martin, Adam G, 2BA, Merc, K-sass, Doshworld, Joel Halen, Brian Schmitt, Nate Miers N8, Hilltree, Seath, Errl riggz, and many more! Paint and media by Wigged Out Art, Ben Barnhardt, and A-Clock. Entertainment by Dj MLE, Black Mask, and The Chicharones. Grassroots, So Gnar and Smokin Snowboards will be in attendance showing more art, gear, and Snowboards!! What better gift could Santa give? If you're down to come party in the foothills of the Colorado Rockies and you love Glass, Snowboarding, and Art consider Boulder Colorado Dec. 7 and 8th this year for Pre-Assembled, Boulder's premier Glass and Art Holiday Gallery Show. Sponsors for the show include: Igniteme.co, Skilletools LA, Hotbreath Magazine, The Dankles, Grassroots, Glass Culture Magazine, So Gnar, Smokin Snowboards, and AGE....
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!