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Strange Daze April 22-24

Strange Daze April 22-24

Posted by Merc on 3/18/2013
 Featured by Blade on 3/19/2013
 Nominated for Feature by Chase on 3/18/2013
Learn flameworking techniques with Merc and J-Red:
Learn advanced flameworking from the OG's of American Glass
-Advanced building
-Advanced color application
-Advanced tool techniques
-Graal sandblasting
-Success through collaboration
-Current career standard/modeling
Price: $600.00
Contact: Babbs at 303-440-1449 or babsamc@gmail.com

1000 x 773 px  (287 KB)

 Artist:   Merc  ( ) Contact Artist 
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!


  • LiftedJ
    LiftedJ: Wish I had the paper!
    3/21/2013 3:44 PM
  • Merc
    Merc: Boulder, CO at the Art Mind Collective
    3/22/2013 7:55 AM
  • TheLazyMaizy
    TheLazyMaizy: yo if you can afford it deff go it is worth way more in what you learn than youlll ever pay MERC and JRED are amazing teachers and they deff get the point across
    3/28/2013 11:34 PM

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