The 2013 Virginia Hot Glass Festival
9am to 6pm
April 28, 10am to 5pm
At Sunspots Studios, 202 South Lewis St., Staunton, Virginia.
Photo courtesy S. Viers
Special activities during the
Kid's Challenge -
Glass artists will make pieces based on drawings by children at the Festival.
Blow Your Own Ornament -
Several visitors will be
selected to help blow an ornament.
Fire-Breathing Dragon -
Josh Ries from Art of Fire will
make a fire-breathing dragon (see video below).
Wine Tasting -
Barren Ridge Vineyards will do
tastings & sell wine by the glass.
Stone Carving -
VA Stone Carvers Guild will be
demonstrating across the street.
More Photos can be viewed at:
VIRGINIA HOT GLASS FESTIVAL FACTS:
annual art show devoted to hot glass artistry.
►Hot glass artists
from across the region exhibiting & selling in
►Live demonstrations of Glass Blowing, Flame Working, & Bead Making.
►Virginia Stone Carver's Guild
exhibit & demos set up adjacent to Glass Fest
►Located in Historic Downtown Staunton with many other attractions
For information about
all there is to see and do in Historic Staunton,
check out the Visit
Staunton webpage (www.visitstaunton.com)
or call our Tourist
Information Center at (540) 332-3971
minutes from I-81 (Exit 222) & I-64 in historic downtown Staunton,
"Pagoda Lamp" by Charles Hall
"Orange Flower" by Debby
Weaver "Coastline Vase" by Dan Scogna
Virginia Hot Glass Festival Artists’ names:
Glass Blowers -
Art of Fire
artists (Josh Ries, Todd Hansen, Dave Zimmerman, Bruce Ferguson),
Bendable Glass (Benjamin Mathes), Seth Hendrick, Neil Duman,
Gallery artists (Eric Kvarnes, Nik Rustic, Michelle
Phillip Nolley, Doug Sheridan,
Bead & Jewelry Artists/Flame-Worked
Elizabeth England Crockett/Dragonflame Beadworks, Brian Hagen/Glass Curtain,
Amy Jean Nichols/Rigadoon
Pam Pittinger, James Spaloss,
Types of Glass Making to be demonstrated: Bead
Making/Flame Working, Traditional Glass Blowing.
Tie Dye Necklace
by Lisa Mosser
Support Provided by:
G Glass/Hot Block Tools
VA Hot Glass Fest
Photo Gallery (Click on
thumbnail for larger view.)
Virginia Stone Carver's Guild Demonstrations
will also be going on during
Photos courtesy VA Stone Carver's Guild