Artisans Center of Virginia


Mail Payment:

If you prefer to mail in your payment, please specify which option you are paying for and send a check to:

Artisans Center of Virginia
P.O. Box 166
Greenville, VA 24440

Online Payment:

Select and pay for the options below using a credit card or PayPal account. Although PayPal is our processor, you do not need to have a PayPal account, as PayPal also accepts credit cards.

When submitting your payment online, please select from the “New” or “Renewal” categories below, carefully noting that:

  • BLUE categories denote Basic ACV Patron, Artisan, Agri-Artisan & Affiliate Memberships
  • PINK cateogires denote all types of members who are also participating on eligible Artisan Trails

Individual Membership:

Individual patrons who support ACV’s mission of “developing and implementing systems and strategies to improve economic outcomes for Virginia artisans and their communities while assisting them in promoting their local artisan culture.”

NEW Individual annual membership


RENEW annual Individual membership


Creative Artisan Membership:

Creative Artisans are individual artists of Craft (3-D, roots in functionality) and/or Fine Art (2-D, to include photography) who create works without the use of kits or commercial models, and whose primary components are not manufactured. ACV juried status is not required. When additionally enrolling on a trail, creative artist/artisan’s studio may features 5 or fewer artists (including the applying individual owner of the studio). If more than 5 artists are featured, the individual must apply as an “affiliate/art-related venue”.
(See below, ACV Affiliate & Craft-Related Venue Memberships).

NEW Creative Artisan individual annual membership (Not on Artisan Trail)


RENEW annual Creative Artisan individual membership (Not on Artisan Trail)


EXISTING Creative Artisan Member adding “Artisan Trail Network” Creative Studio site participation


NEW annual “Artisan Trail Network” Creative Studio site (Annual membership plus Artisan Trail Network Set-Up Fees) membership


RENEW annual membership with “Artisan Trail Network” Creative Studio site Fee


Agri-Artisan Membership (Artisan Trail Network Only):

An Agri-Artisan (aka Agro-Artisan, Aqua-Artisan) /Farm is an agricultural-based Virginia agri-tourism business or farm that relies on natural resources of the land, such as family farms, vineyards, wineries, breweries, orchards, organic farming, roadside stands, petting zoo, corn maize, aqua-culture and watermen businesses etc. Such enterprises produce food, fiber, unique crops or livestock, add value to traditional agricultural products, or offer recreational, education, nature or other farm (land/water) based activities, such as markets & roadside stands.ACV Agri-Artisans may elect to participate in the Artisan Trail Network.

NEW Agri-Artisan membership (includes annual and one-time set up fees)


RENEW annual Agri-Artisan membership


Next Generation Artisan

Student Creative or Agri-Artisan membership (Applicable for maximum of 2 years for “next generation” creative &/or agri-artisan students who are 25 years or younger. This level is not applicable when applying to participate in an Artisan Trail).

NEW Next Generation Artisan membership


Affiliate & Art-Related Venue Memberships:

Affiliates are businesses and organizations that support the mission and work of ACV. Art-Related Venues are venues, businesses and organizations, for-profit or not-for-profit, engaged in exhibiting or promoting or selling the works of a multiple of local craft artisans and may also represent artists of other media. This can include schools, museums, galleries and cultural/historic sites that have a direct connection to Virginia craft.

NEW Affiliate and/or Art-Related Venue annual membership (Not on an Artisan Trail and does not include website profile/visibility)


OPTIONAL: One-Time Website Visibility Upgrade/Set-up Fee for Affiliate & Art-Related Venues (Not on an Artisan Trail)


RENEW annual Affiliate and/or Art-Related Venue membership (Not on an Artisan Trail)


EXISTING Affiliate and/or Art-Related Venue adding “Artisan Trail Network” annual & setup fees


NEW “Artisan Trail Network” Affiliate and/or Art-Related Venue membership (includes annual membership fee & setup fees)


RENEW annual “Artisan Trail Network” Affiliate and/or Art-Related Venue membership


Virginia Juried Artisan Application Fee (applicable only to 3-D Craft Artisans):

The ACV Jury is process that provides critique and distinction for ACV member artisan work judged to be of the highest level of quality indicative of Virginia’s fine heritage of creativity and workmanship. After making payment, you will be taken to the Image Upload form.

ACV Virginia Juried Artisan Application Fee (This one-time jury fee is per one media type. If applying to more than one media category, contact to make special arrangements).


Supporting Trail Site (Artisan Trail Network Only):

A Supporting Trail Site is a locally-owned business or site that supports the ACV Artisan Trail Network program through sponsorship and offers visitors places to eat, sleep, or unique places to visit, including but not limited to locally-owned lodging such as bed and breakfasts, restaurants, cultural points of interest, and recreational activities including festivals and fairs.

NEW “Artisan Trail Network” Supporting Trail Site annual membership



RENEW annual “Artisan Trail Network” Supporting Trail Site membership



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