Artisans in the news
Video, articles, and snapshots from past tours and our artisans.
Five Tour Artisans at 43rd Street Festival in Richmond, September 15, 2018
Potters Elizabeth Krome and Nancy Ross, jeweler Greg Sandage, metal artist Cathy Vaughn and mixed media artist Jan Elmore join over 75 others at the 27th annual 43rd Street Festival of the Arts on Saturday, September 15th, 10-5pm. This Richmond neighborhood art festival has music performances and food available all day. Fundraiser for CARITAS. Free to the public. www.facebook.com/43rdStFestival
2018 Virginia Clay Fest
The Virginia Clay Festival takes place in Stanardsville, Virginia in Greene County on September 22 & 23, 2018. Several Tour artisans will be participating: Janice Arone, Becky Garrity, Elizabeth Krome, Nancy Ross, and Steve Palmer. Tour potters Holly Horan and John Pluta of Noon Whistle Pottery are also the organizers of the Clay Festival. Tom Clarkson, professor of ceramics at PVCC, joins the Festival this year. All potters will be demonstrating during the 2-day event. www.virginiaclayfestival.com
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 Garrity, Elizabeth Krome, Nancy Ross, and Steve Palmer. Tour potters Holly Horan and John Pluta of Noon Whistle Pottery are also the organizers of the Clay Festival.
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.
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.