On Thanksgiving Weekend, the Artisans Guild-Eastern Shore of Virginia has organized its 15th annual Holiday Tour, which showcases the works of 41 Guild members at 14 stops that include studios, historic venues and a winery. The stops along this free, self-driving tour will be open on Friday, November 24 and Saturday, November 25 from 10am till 5pm and feature the unique and hand-crafted items made by the artisans who call the rural Eastern Shore of Virginia their home, as well as a wine tasting.
Location 1: Neptune’s Watch 3284 Butler’s Bluff Dr, Cape Charles 23310
Multi-media jewelry with glass & metallic beads, Swarovski crystals, semi-precious & precious metals & gems.
firstname.lastname@example.org • 757-678-7721
Hand crafted sea glass jewelry & gifts.
email@example.com • 757-752-1135
Location 2: Windsor House 4290 Capeville Drive, Cape Charles 23310
“Hog Island Creations” Metal Sculpture
firstname.lastname@example.org • 757-990-1769
Gecko Pottery: Decorative and functional, Raku, soda fired and more.
email@example.com • 757-284-4824
Location 3: Carole Peirson Studio 3214 Jacobia Lane, Cape Charles 23310
One of a kind wood turnings, from local reclaimed wood.
firstname.lastname@example.org • 757-647-0927
Location 4: Chatham Vineyards 9232 Chatham Road, Machipongo 23405
Ten Good Sheep Yarns & Natural Fibers
Hand painted luxury yarns, hand spun/knit/woven wearables, felted gifts & homegoods.
email@example.com • 757-243-1400
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Traditional Eastern Shore carver specializing in award winning shorebirds & custom gunning rigs.
firstname.lastname@example.org • 757-243-1400
Virginia’s Eastern Shore Artisan Trail Site #25
Hand made & brightly colored beach themed wooden decorative art.
email@example.com • 757-442-6660
Location 5: Mama Girl Folk Art 13554 Shell Bridge Road, Painter 23420
Colorful Eastern Shore/African American art from recycled newsprint.
firstname.lastname@example.org • 757-710-4129
Location 6: Elizabeth Hunt Pottery 18208 First Street, Keller 23401
Hand thrown and carved functional stoneware and decorative raku.
email@example.com • 757-709-1288
Location 7: High Point Glassworks 30389 Bobtown Rd, Pungoteague 23422
Location 8: By The Bay Alpacas 29560 Harborton Rd, Pungoteague 23422
Tara King & Andrew Leach
Unique luxury hand spun/knit/woven/felted wearables & decorative items made from their alpacas.
firstname.lastname@example.org • 757-442-5651
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Location 9: Maurice Spector Studio 29279 Harborton Rd, Pungoteague 23422
Bronze & wood, mixed media sculpture/carving.
email@example.com • 757-710-1103
Handmade stoneware art tile & functional clay work.
firstname.lastname@example.org • 757-665-4021
Handpainted floorcloths & textiles.
email@example.com • 757-787-3932
Location 10: Windhorse Barn & Studio 14262 Shore Drive, Harborton 23389
Nature photography from the Eastern Shore.
firstname.lastname@example.org • 804-937-3751
Acrylic paintings of abstracts, figures & scenes of the Eastern Shore.
email@example.com • 757-442-3610
Angela Herbert Hodges
Watercolor & mixed media contemporary paintings.
firstname.lastname@example.org • 410-677-0589
Exploring color & light through art.
email@example.com • 757-442-2150
Location 11: Vesna Zidovec Studio 30 Kerr Street, Onancock 23417
Location 12: Useful Pots Studio 88 Market Street, Onancock 23417
Location 13: Ker Place 69 Market Street, Onancock 23417
Painting in traditional egg tempera using hand ground pigments on museum board.
firstname.lastname@example.org • 757-787-4493
Diana M. Davis
Award winning watercolor artist & art teacher.
email@example.com • 757-442-5359
Sea glass locally found & handcrafted into fine jewelry.
firstname.lastname@example.org • 757-442-4430
4th generation carver of shorebirds, decoys & song birds, hand carved & painted in the Eastern Shore tradition.
Location 14: Historic Onancock School 6 College Avenue, Onancock 23417
Laura McGowan Fine Art
Oil painter inspired by the beauty of the landscape, the ocean & natural objects.
email@example.com • 757-710-7600
firstname.lastname@example.org • 757-710-6669
Hand-built decorative & functional ceramic forms; sculpture in mixed materials.
email@example.com • 757-787-1407
Barbara J. Hart
Original oil paintings celebrating local landscape & the beauty of our natural world.
firstname.lastname@example.org • 917-363-5755
Fine jewelry created with semi-precious stones, fresh water pearls, sterling silver, 14k gold filled, silk & leather.
email@example.com • 309-472-5994
Art quilts – hand painted images on fabric, embellished with thread sketching to add detail, texture & color.
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