Make Yours A Virginia Artisan Holiday!

From Chincateague to Cumberland Gap, discover hundreds of artisan studios, art venues, agri-artisan farms, culinary, cultural and hospitality sites from all around the state offering unique experiences and gifts this season.

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

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 

Bedford Artisan Trail

Developing Trails:

Virginia's Eastern Shore Artisan Trail 

Smith River Artisan Trail 

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

Eastern Shore Names Its Trail
Bedford County Launches its Artisan Trail!
Virginia Joins 40 States to Celebrate American Craft Week’s Fifth Anniversary
Martinsville/Henry County Names its Artisan Trail
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Calendar of Events

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Our Juried Artisans

Allmon, Jan

"I create one of a kind, designer silk scarves that are hand painted and hand dyed. "
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Young, Ruth Anne

"I love the ancient history of celebration, the beauty of the colors, and the meditative experience of creating Pysanky."
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Mixed Media:  Pysanky,

DiMassimo, Cara Michele

"I am fascinated by the expressive potential and beauty of glass, and the limitless possibilities of glass as a creative medium. "
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Glass:  Functional (non-wearable),  Sculptural,

Pettigrew, Alex

"Capturing the natural beauty and wonder of American wood"
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Wood:  Functional Accessories (non-wearable);

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Retail Partners & Affiliates