Oregon-based artist Scott Bisson, In the age of seventeen Scott expose his talent for glass sculpting during a high school chemistry class. Bending glass tubing over a flame in a high school chemistry class piqued his interest and unknowingly a lifetime obsession and career began. Since then, he has studied with five different masters, as well as at the world renowned Pilchuck School with Robert A. Mickelson, and has met and observed Dante Marioni, William Morris, and Peter Novotney. Scott works with both blown and flameworked glass, both of which require very different skills. His flameworked pieces, such as frogs and geckos, are intricate and lively. Using a blowpipe, Scott brings together his skill, knowledge, and intensity to produce larger pieces such as paperweights and pitchers. All sculptures are more beautiful than original, just seem like all are freezed and waiting for infusion.
He believes energy and excitement always create the best work. Skill just isn’t enough. “I put a little bit of myself into every work of art I create. That is how I breath life into each piece”. Scott hates limitations and takes chances most artists wouldn’t dare. “If I don’t lose a piece a day from getting in over my head, then I am not pushing myself hard enough. Skill is the raw material of a great piece, and drive and energy make it take shape”. he said.