JingleBell Open Door Tour of Western Loudoun Studios
Saturday, December 9th — 12 to 5pm — Free!
Join artisans in western Loudoun County for a special Open Door Tour on December 9 from noon to five. We’ll have a variety of work in a wide range of mediums — painting, pottery, ornaments, fiber arts, jewelry, wood, metal, and more from local artists located in some of Virginia’s prettiest countryside!
As all these sites are on our Artisan Trail, you can click their links below to be directed to more information on what they do and their activities year ‘round. And, be sure to pick up a trail map/brochure the minute you hit the region!
Anne Stine Fine Art — Trail Site #5 (37949 Sayre Court, Purcellville, VA 20132)
Meet encaustic painter Anne Stine and see her studio. Offering encaustic (hot wax) abstract paintings of landscapes, waterways, and other natural scenes.
Barefoot Weaver’s Studio — Trail Site #7 (500 East Main Street, Purcellville, VA 20132)
Meet fiber artists Beth Wilson and visit her studio in the heart of Purcellville. Watch — and maybe even help — as she weaves a piece on her antique 1820s floor loom. Offering yarn and other supplies as well as finished works for sale.
Butterfly Bend Pottery — Trail Site #13 (40625 Tankerville Road, Lovettsville, VA 20180)
Meet potters Debbie & Scott Williamson and see their three-chamber wood kiln and studio. Countless beautiful and functional works for sale.
ClayWard Studio — Trail Site #16 (38659 Bolington Road, Lovettsville, VA 20180)
Meet potter and painter Carol Clay-Ward and tour her working studio. Offering a diverse selection of Raku and functional pottery, paintings that range from photo realism through impressionist to abstract, sculpture, ornaments, and jewelry, all hand made and original.
Garden Corner Studios — Trail Site #24 (38615 Morrisonville Road, Lovettsville, VA 20180)
Visit our cozy studio for cider & cookies, as well as paintings, prints, and holiday cards by Jill Evans-Kavaldjian, pottery by Amy Manson, and fiber art & jewelry by Mary Kenesson. We’ll also have ornaments, coloring books, magnets, and other great gift ideas.
Jumbo Bottom Barrel Works — Trail Site #29 (11691 Dutchmans Creek Road, Lovettsville, VA 20180)
Meet woodworker John Bestwick and see his reclaimed barrel creations and other unique, custom woodworks, including furniture, cabinetry, and smaller items such as bottle openers, wall hangers, and votives.
Monkeytown Pottery — Trail Site #35 (20603 Airmont Road, Bluemont, VA 20135)
Visit the working studio and classroom of potter Amy Oliver. Offering functional kitchen and garden pottery and some sculptural works for sale.
Studio 511 — Trail Site #21 (511 S Nursery Avenue, Purcellville, VA 20132)
Meet jewelry maker Lori DeMark and potter Geoff DeMark. Lori’s designs are created using sterling silver, brass, glass beads, and stoneware and porcelain clay. Geoff works with functional forms, primarily starting on the wheel, then altering the forms by pushing, pressing, and cutting.
Taylorstown Pottery — Trail Site #45 (12910 Booth Road, Lovettsville, VA 20180)
Meet potter Bryan Mattraw and see his outdoor kiln and studio. Offering wood-fired and salt-glazed pots which are meant to be looked at, loved, and used.
Whimsy — Trail Site #48 (11687 Ropp Lane, Lovettsville, VA 20180)
Meet painter and potter Kaarin Nelson and tour her studio. Offering paintings, ornaments, and quirky figurative pottery.
White House Ceramics — Trail Site #30 (16 East Pennsylvania Avenue, Lovettsville, VA 20180)
Meet porcelain potter Kristen Swanson in her cozy studio in the heart of Lovettsville. Beautiful and functional pottery for sale.