Map To The Studio
Stafford Art Glass is located on the westbound side of US Route 460 about 6 miles from Blacksburg at mile marker 108. The studio is about 4 miles east of Pembroke (but no we are NOT located at the old Newport school)
The studio is 9/10 of a mile over the county line from Montgomery into Giles just before the crossroads of Newport. The studio address is 8685 Virginia Avenue, Newport Virginia 24128. You can reach the studio at (540) 605-0034.
A closeup view of the approach to Stafford Art Glass in Newport
- When coming from Blacksburg, you will pass through the Jefferson National Forest at mile marker 110. The studio is located at mile marker 108 so when you see the national forest sign you are very close to crossing over into Giles. (see photo below)
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Parker Stafford, owner of Stafford Art Glass and designer of the Andromeda Series, the Inscape Series, the Nautilus Series, the Phoenix and Quetzal lines as well as newly emerging work. Hist studio is located in Newport Virginia where a broad range of works are made and classes taught. He makes paperweights, ornaments, vases, bowls, platters, and commissioned work. He is a long time educator in the arts and has consulted with other glass artists on equipment design. Newly emerging work taps the archetypes of the divine feminine and masculine in glass form. He is the author of a number of videos which can be seen online via facebook under stafford art glass or on youtube under username staffordartglass.