Our holiday season features continue this week with a captivating array of artisan work. The Museum Shop Artisans Room features hand made, heirloom-quality pieces from juried artisans. This partnership with the Artisans Center of Virginia brings the best of today’s local artists in the historic setting of Ash Lawn-Highland. These are perfect gifts or keepsakes available in this pleasant site. Parking always available. 11AM to 5PM daily.
K Robins creates original designs in silver jewelry, reflecting multicultural, symbolic, and universal themes, carved in wax, and cast in silver and gold. Each design has its own name and a ‘poem’ that describes its essence. K Robins lives and works in Afton, Virginia.
Gary Dalton, woodworker, makes beautiful pieces known for their elegance and utility. He says that the sentiment guiding his work is that “wood well-used honors its source, its maker, and its patron.” Mr. Dalton is from Keswick.
Janice Arone is a creator of “utilitarian and sculptural clay forms.” While she embraces many styles, her favorite creations to date are “teapots, sink-basins, lighting, and figurative vessels.” Ms. Arone is from Charlottesville.
Cara M. DiMassimo creates “art pieces as well as functional art glass” using a variety of techniques. “Kiln-formed, flame-worked, etched, and enameled,” her pieces are “infused with hues that vary with changing light.” Ms. DiMassimo lives and works in Charlottesville.