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Artisans Center of Virginia

  Sperryville ARTist Cooperative

A Showcase Of The Heart With Soul

Living Sky Foundation presents the Sperryville ARTist Cooperative

Creative, Expressive, Local

Embracing the Spirit through Self Expression & Hands on Learning

Living Sky Foundation is an educational, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in support of the Living Arts. Through creative approach our mission is to Educate, Motivate, and Inspire individuals to achieve optimum well~being and a purposeful existence through a conscious re-connect with nature.

Artist Services
Educational Organization
Environmental Conservation

Founded in 2006 as a grassroots community organization in Rappahannock County, Living Sky Foundation is committed to building a culturally diverse foundation to improve the quality of rural existence through social change and public outreach, and support continuous learning and youth leadership. A focus on self-expression, healing arts, mindfulness, and positive values are emphasized through creative and cultural enrichment programs available to participants regardless of age, or status levels.

Artistic Director and Founder: Cherl Crews, better known as Living Sky in the artist community has combined her talents to introduce inspirational lesson plans, music and art enrichment programs, community art projects, and curriculum development designed to enhance the quality of life, health and well being.

Sperryville ARTist Cooperative: The Sperryville ARTist Cooperative was established in 2014 as a hands-on, child friendly working artist studio and art gallery in Sperryville’s River District to exclusively feature new, emerging and independent talent. The Artist Cooperative is now home to a group of local and regional artists and exhibits contemporary an enticing collection of paintings, mixed media, photography, three-dimensional work and art of social commentary. A professional arts organization, the cooperative also supports non-traditional, new and emerging artists and includes experimental, innovative and urban art. Considered a welcoming center for the River District area SPAC provides its visitors with a unique and personal experience.

Services include: Artist representation, youth programing, studio/project space, artist workshops and demonstrations, special events, and community art projects. You will find a exciting collection of fine art, hand-crafts, and custom designed jewelry, as well as learning tools, art supplies, fair trade and hemp products, and cultural gift items for all ages.

2019 Resident Artists: Cherl Crews, Tessa Caitlen Crews, Adam Disbrow, Jane Forth, Marilyn Hayes, Ben Mason, Amber Smith, Michelle Smith, Trusten Murrah.

View the commemorative “Earth Allegiance” mural located #44 on your Trial Map at Rappahannock Central in Sperryville’s River District.

Professional Distinction: Commission/Custom Work, Consignment/Retail, Demonstrations, Exhibition, Instruction, Public Art/Installations

Cherl Crews, Artistic Director

Member of Trail Networks:
Rappahannock County Artisan Trail, site # 44


[email protected]


Open to the Public Weekends 11am - 6 pm or by private appointment

Extended Days/Hours during Summer and Fall Season

Call ahead 540-987-9288

3 River Lane, Studio 1A in the River District
Sperryville, VA 22740