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2017 Virginia Clay Fest

The Virginia Clay Festival will take place in Stanardsville, Virginia in Greene County on September 23 & 24. Several Tour artisans will be participating: Becky GarrityElizabeth KromeNancy Ross, and Steve Palmer. Tour potters Holly Horan and John Pluta of Noon Whistle Pottery are also the organizers of the Clay Festival.

 

work by mary beth bellah and lotta helleberg

work by mary beth bellah and lotta helleberg

Fiber artists in McGuffey Art Center exhibit

Mary Beth Bellah and Lotta Helleberg, two fiber artists participating in the Artisans Studio Tour, exhibited their work in the show Fiber Transformed at McGuffey Art Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. in Charlottesville, Virginia. The exhibit ran October 4 – 30, 2016.

 

 

Tour Artisans featured at Virginia Clay Festival

Randy Bill, Becky Garrity, Elizabeth Krome, Steve PalmerNancy Ross, and Steven Summerville participated in the Virgina Clay Festival in Standardsville, September 24 & 25, 2016. These renowned potters were all part of the Artisans Studio Tour in 2016. Make sure to visit their studios! Photos by Steve Palmer

steven summerville

steven summerville

Mugs by becky garrity

Mugs by becky garrity

Vases by Nancy Ross

Vases by Nancy Ross

Elizabeth krome

Elizabeth krome

Award Winners

Congratulations to Anne Hanson of Anne R. Hanson Jewelry and Richard Gordon of Phineas Rose, who both received Honorable Mention awards at the Arts in the Middle show in Urbanna, VA, June 4th and 5th, 2016. Well deserved!

 

Video from Fred Williamson's studio during the 2014 Tour


Blaise Gaston Featured in Abode

Artisans Studio Tour participant Blaise Gaston talks about his work and vision in the Cville Abode, August 2014 issue. Find the online version of the article here.


New Circulation Desk by Dan Hunt for the Crozet Library

Dan Hunt built the circulation desk for the new Crozet Library, which had its Grand Opening September 28, 2013. It uses ambrosia red maple sawn by Brian Rayner.

The design is the exact Blue Ridge Mountain profile as seen from the library windows.