Virginia Artisans in Full Swing this Summer!

Bask in the sun and let your creative yearnings soar as you get out and experience the many artisan-inspired activities and offerings all across the Commonwealth!  

Artisan festivals, farm markets & cultural celebrations invite you to take part in a wide array of joyous talents, tastes & treasures! Check out "Our Artisans" to find workshops that will nurture your thirst for a new found skill.  Venture out on an Artisan Trail for first-hand arts & agri/aqua Artisan experiences in one of Virginia's extraordinary communities.  

Take Home A Piece of Virginia - An Experience; A Memory; A Skill

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The American Craft Week (October 3-12) opportunity "call for participants" is now open for Artisans Center of Virginia Members, Affiliates and Community Partners as an added-value benefit of membership.  CLICK HERE to get on board today


Artisan Trail Network

Create a journey of discovery as you plan your unique Virginia adventure on the Artisan Trail Network!

 

HeART & Soil of the Shenandoah Valley Artisan Trail

Monticello Artisan Trail

O Shenandoah County Artisan Trail 

Virginia's Western Highlands Trail 

Developing Trails:

Bedford Artisan Trail 

Eastern Shore Artisan Trail (working title)

Martinsville/Henry County Artisan Trail (working title) 

Page County Artisan Trail (working title) 

Rappahannock County Artisan Trail

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ACV has received Virginia Tourism Corporation grant support to produce photo-video presentations of select artisan trail participants. Email us if you’re interested in being featured.


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Studio School

Invoking Art as Business Workshops & Seminars:

Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, VA

Tidewater Community College Virginia Beach Student Center for the Women's Business Gateway, ODU 

Patrick Henry Community College, Martinsville, VA

Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, VA.

Scholarship assistance is available to ACV members.  APPLY NOW!

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Retail Partners

To Shop ACV is to Buy Local

ACV affiliates feature Virginia artisans who are widely accomplished and distinguished at creating fine craft… the best in their field!

Discover the joy of owning hand-crafted, functional pieces, heritage craft items, unique collectibles and wear-ables of the highest quality made by a Virginia craft artisan.

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News & Updates

Artisans Center of Virginia Announces Development of Eastern Shore Artisan Trail.
Artisans Center of Virginia - Part-time Field Officer Position Opening - Eastern Shore, VA
Help Martinsville/Henry County Name Their Artisan Trail
WHIRLWIND ARTISAN TRAIL ADVENTURE
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Our Juried Artisans

Jacobs, Tom


"Unique Wood Design"
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Wood:

Allmon, Jan


"I create one of a kind, designer silk scarves that are hand painted and hand dyed. "
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Fiber-Decorative:

Donna Kincaid


"I create pottery I love for people who love pottery."
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Ceramics:  Functional,  Sculptural,

Maxwell, Michael


"Fine Handcrafted Furniture made to order for the art of living"
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Bedford Artisan Studios Wood:  Furniture,

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