Shenandoah Valley ArtFest


Downtown Woodstock / Court Square
Saturday, June 24, 2023
10 am - 6 PM
Free Admission

About the Shenandoah Valley ArtFest

Woodstock Enhancement, in partnership with VECCA (Valley Educational Center for the Creative Arts), Shenandoah County Tourism, and Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce, is hosting the fourth annual Shenandoah Valley Artfest in Woodstock, Virginia. The Shenandoah Valley ArtFest (SVAF) seeks to attract and showcase established and emerging artists alike from the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. The event will offer our community and visitors the opportunity to view and purchase original artwork in all mediums and to connect with talented Shenandoah Valley artists.

Live entertainment and activities all day!

- 10 am- Bagpipes by Russell Kohrs
- 10:30 am- The Bull Run Cloggers
- 11:30 am - Drum Circle with Marty Hoerr (attendees are encouraged to bring their own drums or other rhythm instruments)
- 1:00 pm- Kinetic Spinners Fire Dancers
- 2:30 pm- Mexilachian music by the LUA Project 
  **This performance is partially supported by funding from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.**
- 4:30 pm- Jack Tails and Appalachian Storytelling by Joan Swift

Throughout the Day:
- Stilt Walkers
- Walking Mall Poet, Joseph Jablonski
- Face Painting
- Caricatures
- Community Build Mosaic Mural
- Canvas painting with VECCA
- Artist demos

Food and Beverage Vendors!

- Tony's Pizza Mobile
- Rutz's Backyard BBQ
- Melted Dreams
- Beer/Wine/Cider by the Woodstock Rotary Club

And several permanent restaurants within walking distance including: 
- Flour & Water Co.
- Spring House Tavern
- Woodstock Brewhouse
- Woodstock Café

Allison SchlabachFabric, acrylic, oil pastels, ink, textiles
Ann HeapMultimedia art quilts, photography, marquetry
Aria FisherAcrylic, watercolor, pencil
Beverly HarrisonWatercolor, ink, wood, paper cutting
Billy SmelserWatercolor, jewelry, ornaments
Carol Mackay MertzPaintings, prints, acrylics
Carrie RossAcrylic on canvas
Chris AndersonPen/Ink, watercolor
Cynthia GilmerWatercolor
Donna PattonPastel, oil
Ed GaudetAcrylics, dot art mandalas and jewelry, etc
Elaine FlorimonteAcrylic collage and fine silver jewelry
Ennedi ShtankoAcrylic, oil, spray paint, plaster art, etc
Hannah DerenMetal, leather, wood work, cards, candles, etc
Ivars PlavnieksOil and acrylic paintings
Jane PorterOil and watercolor
Jeanne RussellFeng Shui Mandalas
Jeff ReilleyPhotography, wood turning
Jen ColeAcrylic
Jen OrenicJewelry
Jennifer Matias DufnerPastels, quilting
Jessica Dellingerwatercolor, acrylic, sterling silver, glass beads, gems, wood, macramé, paper/notecards, digital drawings
Joelle McGheeLeather, crystals, semi-precious stones, hammered copper, art glass
Kate DuffyWatercolor, screen print, collage
Kathryn TurnerPastel, watercolor, copper, wood
Kent HarperSterling silver jewelry
Kerry and Neil StavelyBlock printing, painting
Kevin SeabrookeOil
Patricia WhiddonAcrylic, watercolor, ink
Rachel Fitzsimmonspencil, ink, pastel, and some acrylic paint
Roberta DemskiAcrylic, pastel, water color, oil
Sally FrenzelPaper, cardboard, recycled materials
Sarah KohrsPottery, photography
Shenandoah WritesLiterary works by local artists
Stephanie HallBeads, wood burning, jewelry, etc
Teresa SpillerAcrylic
Travis SchuermanOil, Acrylic, digital painting, photography
VECCA ArtistsHands on art activities
VECCA MosaicMosaic Mural