Scott Hartley’s studio and gallery is called Infinity Art Glass. Scott works out of Benton, Kansas making ornate and dynamic glass sculptures, paperweights, platters, and more. His first love was biology, but after teaching for years, the spark of art, passed down from his father, caught in Scott and he switched to glass art full time. Scott makes all of his own glass in his studio starting with mixing the most basic elements of sand and soda ash and melting them together to make glass. The kilns that the glass is melted in run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.
Because he makes and mixes all of his own glass, Scott has a connection to the art and style that are entirely unique. He currently designs all colors and sizes of paperweights, perfume bottles, glass fish, glass eggs, disks, shells and bowls, vases, large sculptures, votives, mugs, and many glass pieces. His children and family are what gives him energy and the glass itself gives him inspiration.
Fire is one of the most intriguing elements of this world. This piece reflects both the beauty and the power of the flame. The dichroic glass sparkles beneath layers of...