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.
Create a journey of discovery as you plan your unique Virginia adventure on the Artisan Trail Network!
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.
Invoking Art as Business Workshops & Seminars:
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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.
"I am fascinated by the expressive potential and beauty of glass, and the limitless possibilities of glass as a creative medium. "
Glass: Functional (non-wearable), Sculptural,
"What I love about creating functional pottery is the idea that the viewer gets to have a unique relationship with a piece of art"
O Shenandoah County Artisan Trail Artisan Studios Ceramics:
"I relish the freedom to transform wonderful woods into equally wonderful pieces of custom furniture art that people can use. "