The Artisans Center of Virginia (ACV) Studio School Program offers a wide range of courses. These include techniques and hands-on application across all craft media taught by Juried Virginia Artisans and artist entrepreneurial courses taught by leading business professionals and practicing artists.
Artisan Craft courses are open to anyone interested in trying their hand at creating functional based 3-D art, as well as practicing artists who wish to discover new avenues and trends in their chosen media.
Artist Entrepreneur courses are open to artists from all walks of the creative arts (visual, functional, performance, etc.), not just craft!
Whether you are an individual looking for fun and new ways to explore the world of craft or an artist seeking to develop or expand your entrepreneurial efforts, these courses are designed for maximum enjoyment and success!
Interested in instructing at the ACV Studio School?
"My work has been greatly influenced by my love of nature and of primitive pottery."
"Silver, gold, minerals, stones and glass. I work with earth-based products. "
Jewelry: Precious Metal Clay, Precious/Semi-Precious Stone,
"My work is inspired by nature, created by hand, using Old World technique combined with the technology of today."
Glass: Functional (non-wearable),
"I hope all who view my quilts, enjoy my ideas and are drawn into my world of color."
SAW Artisan Studios Fiber-Decorative: Quilts, Wall Pieces,