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?
"What I love about creating functional pottery is the idea that the viewer gets to have a unique relationship with a piece of art"
O Shenandoah County Artisan Trail Artisan Studios Ceramics:
"I delight in weaving and love to see the patterns take shape."
Rappahannock Artisan Studios
"My one-of-a-kind baskets conform to the weaver’s tradition of using materials readily available in the environment."
Baskets: Mixed Media,
"Continuing the tradition of functional pottery in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia."
Ceramics: Functional, Sculptural, Jewelry: Ceramic,