A Flexible, Creative Space Thoughtfully Designed For:
Commercial/Production Shoots, Photo Shoots, Video Shoots, Workshops
Creative Off-sites, Private Milestone Events and more.


Ron Pies

Co-Founder / Owner

Ron is a Newport resident, where he has lived and been a part of its revitalization since the mid 90’s. He has headed other start-ups while also employed at Delta Airlines (33 years and counting). In 2007 he began a major historic restoration project which is known as studio821, a creative hub for photographers, content creators and creative agencies. Most recently Ron has been a big part of reimagining an old radiator shop now known as Garage on York.

Monica Pies

Co-Founder / Owner

Full time life in the corporate world was how it started for Monica. She took the leap of faith in 2013 to leave Fidelity Investments to enable growth in her 1st of now two start-ups, where she helps to manage day to day operations simultaneously. She can often be found behind the scenes coordinating details from the office, prepping for shoots and events, assisting creatives and clients on the front and back end at both studio821 and Garage on York.
706 York St. Newport, KY 41071