Charlotte Pollard

Diane Shields

Emily Booth

Artisans at the Visitor Center

We take great pride in displaying and consigning for the artisans in and around our community.  The arts and crafts you find on display have been through a jury process to ensure that they are handcrafted and create a beautiful display of the talent in our region.  Our arts and crafts village within the Visitor Center is open 7 days a week from 9AM-5PM with the exception of major holidays, please stop by and take a piece of hand crafted here in the Blue Ridge home with you and we thank you for supporting our local artisans.

  • Amanda Boyd

    Amanda Boyd is a North Carolina native, moving to Carroll County, Virginia at age three. She never could find hair barrettes she liked for her two daughters ages six and three, so she began creating them. Now, her daughters are older and have begun helping create designs using different color combinations. An added bonus is Read more [...]

  • B. Todd Shaw

    Todd Shaw has over twenty-five years of experience in residential construction and fine woodworking. He is also an author, professional speaker and the maker of Foggy Top Turkey Calls. Todd is an Eagle Scout and Scoutmaster of Troop 424 in Galax, Virginia. He has also authored “A Scout Is” Todd and his wife reside on Read more [...]

  • Bertha Conner

    Bertha is a quilter, having been hand quilting since 1980 She loves working with quilts. Her son, Bud is a wood turner. He began working with wood in 2005 and makes cutting boards, rolling pens, bowls, wine stoppers, and pens. They reside in Woolwine, Virginia. Their work is displayed at Carroll County Tourisim Office, Hillsville, Read more [...]

  • Beverly Stepp

    About -I create fine hand-crafted Polymer Clay Jewelry, and artful expressions through Photography. https://www.facebook.com/Cassnbellcreations Mission To bring attention and appreciation to things perhaps, overlooked, through artistic Jewelry design, and Photography. Description Cass-N-Bell Creations is an outlet for my desire to use my hands, and eyes in creative expression. These artistic venues allow me to use Read more [...]

  • Bonnie Appleby

    Bonnie and husband moved to Spring Valley, Virginia some thirty years ago. They are both nature lovers and are enjoying Virginia. Bonnie began pressing and drying flowers, with wildflowers being some of her best picks. She loves bringing flowers indoors whey they cannot exist outside. Her flower cards can also be framed and makes a Read more [...]

  • Brett & Pam Whitesell

    J. Brett Whitesell has been a professional photographer for more than 30 years with 20 in editorial journalism. Most of this time was connected with international soccer and he was able to travel in North America, Central and South America, Eastern and Western Europe, Scandinavia and Australia. Due to his work, he was given the Read more [...]