Spring is in the air and doors are opening all around the Commonwealth to welcome you to experience artisanal Virginia up close and personal! 

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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!

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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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Virginia Oyster Trail

Featured on NPR: "Why The Southeast Could Become The Napa Valley Of Oysters" (read more)

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News & Updates

Bedford, Virginia releases Video Showcasing its Artisan Trail
ACV Celebrates the Inauguration of the Northern Neck Artisan Trail
Top of Virginia Artisan Trail Welcomes Clarke County in Collaborative Partnership
ACV Celebrates the Inauguration of the Smith River Artisan Trail
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Our Juried Artisans

Pitts, Andrew

"Transforming wonderful woods into equally wonderful pieces of custom furniture that people can use. "
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Northern Neck Artisan Trail Artisan Studios Wood:  Furniture,  Hand Carved,

Daily,  Alicia

"Come and see stoneware pottery with animals and fun art-- in the midst of real animals and fun art!"
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Bedford Artisan Trail Artisan Studios Ceramics:

Showalter, Stephen

"Handmade, high-quality, custom guitars"
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Harrisonburg-Rockingham Artisan Trail Artisan Studios

Fredericksen, Nell J

"The beauty I see in everything around me flows both consciously and subconsciously through my work - it tells this story."
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Ceramics:  Functional, Jewelry:  Metal,  Precious/Semi-Precious Stone,

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