Scott Pernicka – Glass Artist

Internal Fire Glass is the home of award-winning glass artist Scott Pernicka.

Scott’s handcrafted glass vortex spheres are an amazing alchemy of glass and physics that transcend the physicality of the glass itself. The optical illusion created with high-quality glass and master craftsmanship is a visual escape in the palm of your hand. Using science, physics, artistic vision and a meticulous attention to detail, Scott handcrafts each piece exclusively with Borosilicate (hard) glass for clarity. Shaping the glass at temperatures over 3000 degrees, a combination of 99.99% pure gold, silver, crystallized metals, or metal oxides are added to produce an array of beautiful colors. Exquisite and complex, each vortex sphere is a one-of-a-kind reflection of Scott’s passion for fine art craftsmanship that will last for generations to come.

Upcoming Events

Coconut Grove Arts Festival 2018

President’s Day Weekend — Feb. 17-19, 2018 The Coconut Grove Arts Festival® is an annual, three-day outdoor event, celebrating fine arts, live performances and local flavors. Held every Presidents’ Day Weekend, the Arts Festival is considered one of the nation’s most stellar arts festivals and is held in the charming village of Coconut Grove. For […]

39th Naples National Art Festival

Feb. 24–25, 2018 The annual Naples National Art Festival is held in scenic Cambier Park and along 8th Street South in downtown Naples, FL. Because of its national ranking and the beautiful weather in southwest Florida during this time of year, the Naples National draws some of the finest artists in the country. Sunshine Artist Magazine […]

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in DC

Dec. 8 – 10, 2017 A visit to a Sugarloaf Crafts Festival is a feast for the artistic spirit where you can admire the innovative creations of over 300 carefully curated artists. There are gifts for every age group and every interest so  you’re sure to find something that speaks directly to you and fits […]

In the Store

The one-of-a-kind glass art created by Scott Pernicka is available for purchase in the store and by special order. For special orders, simply include a note during checkout to request specific colors in your piece. Requests for commissions, workshops and artist talks can be made by contacting Scott directly using the contact form.