ACV is "Connecting the Dots" in 2015!

Make your New Year's resolution to invoke your creative power and attend the Statewide Artisan Conference March 16 - 18, 2015 at the Double Tree Hotel in Charlottesville, VA.

Join craft and agri-artisans, their guilds, regional professional groups, associations, local affiliates and supporting businesses and venues as they gather as peers for an empowering experience of networking and exploring old ideas in brave new ways.

Click here to register and learn how you can get involved today!

Special thanks to our conference partners and sponsors:

Artisan Trail Network

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


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ACV has received Virginia Tourism Corporation grant support to produce photo-video presentations of select artisan trail participants.

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Studio School

Expand your creative and agri-artisan business endeavors by attending Invoking Art as Business Workshops & Seminars.

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Ask ACV to customize an entrepreneur workshop for your next gathering!

Attend the ACV Statewide Artisan Conference, March 16-18 2015 

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

Virginia Artisan Center Feasibility Study
The Artisans Center of Virginia announces 2015 “Award for Excellence” &  “Virginia Juried Master Ar
Winchester-Frederick County Virginia Begins Development of ACV Artisan Trail
Eastern Shore Names Its Trail
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Calendar of Events

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Our Juried Artisans

Mello, James

"I delight in weaving and love to see the patterns take shape."
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Rappahannock Artisan Studios

Morse, Dale

"A school for ornamental blacksmithing, beginning artistic welding/fabrication and metalsmithing/jewelry instruction."
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SAW Artisan Studios

Sneden, Daryll

"Combining old and familiar weaving drafts into nontraditional patterns"
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Fiber-Wearable:  Woven,

Donna Kincaid

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

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Retail Partners & Affiliates