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.
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.
"The common threads throughout these unique works are motion, change, & the passage of time. "
Ceramics: Functional, Sculptural,
"Love for my friends of the four-legged wooly variety - everything starts there for me."
Eastern Shore Artisan Studios Fiber-Wearable: Felt,
"Continuing the tradition of functional pottery in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia."
Ceramics: Functional, Sculptural, Jewelry: Ceramic,
"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: