The Yadkin Valley Craft Guild Represents Fine and Heritage Crafts and Craft Education in the greater Yadkin Valley NC and VA.
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Learn the Arts from Our Seasoned Craftsmen in the YVCG Mentor and Apprentice Program.


The Yadkin Valley Craft Guild is a non-profit membership organization that promotes production of original fine contemporary and heritage craft. Artist members from the Yadkin Valley Watershed region (15 counties in North Carolina and 3 in Virginia) are working in clay, glass, metal, fiber, jewelry, wood, photography, leather, print making, paper and mixed media. Our supporting members and donors include individuals, collectors, businesses and foundations.

Our Marketing Focus

  • Quality Arts Viewing and Purchasing
  • Partnerships with Regional Wineries
  • Downtown Revitalization through Craft Tourism
  • Current Retail Locations:
    • The YVCG Guild Shop
    • Foothills Arts Council (gallery)
    • Rag Apple Lassie Winery (kiosk)
  • Festival Participation
    • Yadkin Valley Wine Festival
    • Harvest Festival at Shelton Winery
    • Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival 
    • Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce Wine Shop
  • Display
    • Jonesville Visitor Center
    • Wilkes County Visitors Center
  • Internet
    • Online Galleries, Artist Bios and Complete Guild and Artist Contact Information
    • Marketing Calendar Including Gallery Exhibits, Shows, Festivals and Commission Opportunities
    • Our Education Focus

      • Craft skill improvement
      • Craft career development
      • The Apprenticeship Program
        • Matching apprentices with master craft artists (funding from Golden Leaf Foundation and others)
      • Yadkin Valley Clayworks
        • Regional clay studio offering childrens and adult classes and open studio
      • Workshops
        • Craft related skills and techniques
        • Entrepreneurship and business training
      • Collaborations
        • Blue Ridge National Heritage Area
        • Foothills Arts Council
        • Sawtooth Arts Center
        • Surry County Arts Council
        • Surry Community College
        • Yadkin Arts Council
        • Wilkes Community College

      The Counties Served by The Yadkin Valley Craft Guild:

      • Alexander County, NC
      • Alleghany County, NC
      • Ashe County, NC
      • Cabarrus County, NC
      • Caldwell County, NC
      • Davidson County, NC
      • Davie County, NC
      • Forsyth County NC
      • Iredell County, NC
      • Rowan County, NC
      • Stokes County, NC
      • Surry County, NC
      • Watauga County, NC
      • Wilkes County, NC
      • Yadkin County, NC
      • Carroll County, VA
      • Grayson County, VA
      • Patrick County, VA

      (All 18 Counties That Make Up the Yadkin River Watershed)

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