Vases by Nancy Ross

Vases by Nancy Ross

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


 Mugs by becky garrity

Mugs by becky garrity

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 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. 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


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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.


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.