Scott and Andrea met during a residency at North Lands Creative Glass in Lybster, Scotland in March 2004 and were married in Ballnahinch, Northern Ireland in June 2010.
Benefield Spencer Glass (formerly BTU Studio) was established in Randalstown and found a new home on an old farm property near the north Antrim coast just outside of the village of Ballintoy in 2016. It is a full-featured studio for doing all sorts of work with glass, including glassblowing and flameworking facilities, as well as various fusing and slumping kilns, sandblasting and extensive equipment for grinding and polishing glass.
Individually and collectively, they product an annual line of functional handblown glass that is marketed throughout the UK and Ireland and execute commissioned work that varies from public art to architectural treatments, bespoke lighting to props for television and film productions. The common denominator is always their passion for the highest quality of artisanal glass.