Musicians, food trucks, local businesses, and a community non-profit. These are the folks who are working together to make ARTCHO possible.

We're looking for partners for 2019! Interested? Contact us or become a sponsor.

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2019: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville

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Since 2004 Habitat has dedicated itself to creating new mixed-income communities and infusing existing neighborhoods with affordable housing. They believe in diverse, inclusive, and vibrant communities of neighbors that transcend socioeconomic and cultural divides.

They also believe in the importance of building relationships. Habitat works to create a sense of community, social cohesion, and collective capacity among future homebuyers, empowering them towards goals far beyond homeownership.


2018: Common Ground Healing Arts

Common Ground Healing Arts is Charlottesville’s nonprofit community wellness center.

Common Ground offers yoga, massage, acupuncture and meditation on a pay-what-you-can scale at the Jefferson School City Center. Common Ground also offers their services at Westhaven Nursing Clinic, The Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Blue Ridge Juvenile Detention. In fall 2018 Common Ground will launch the first yoga teacher training at a Virginia prison.


2017: International Neighbors


In 2017 we partnered with International Neighbors, an organization helping refugees and immigrants in our community. 



The Urchins

Prickly surf-inspired instrumental rock from Charlottesville, Virginia with guitar, drums and bass.

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Ryan Johnson

Our festival opener, you will love Ryan’s contemporary styled folk/Americana sounds while you shop and dine.


Farmer, Milor & roy

Two guitars and a harmonica wake us up. Music from the heart of America - blues, country, Americana.

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Tina Hashemi Jazz Quartet

Tina Hashemi performs through the UVA music department and locally at a variety of venues with her jazz quintet. Her warm vocals closed out last year’s festival. She is returning again to sooth us with her smooth sound.

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Full Plate is a 4 piece rock cover band playing carefully selected hits from the 60s to today. Formed in 2008, Full Plate plays clubs and private events throughout greater Richmond and Charlottesville, Virginia.


Food & Beverages


North American Sake Brewery

Every drop of NASB’s sake is made lovingly, from sourcing their rice to making their koji, tending their brews to hand bottling, they put quality and passion into every single batch.


Mexican Tacos by Maria and Ignacio

If you’ve been around C-ville, you have seen the lines around the block at City Market. The most authentic Mexican food in town!


Catch The Chef

You won’t go hungry with affordable foods like hamburgers, fries, gourmet, sandwiches, salads , chicken, fish, breakfast food and so much more. Catch them on Facebook.


Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery

Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery is one of the east coast’s premier wine estates, and one of the oldest and largest wineries in Virginia. Founded in 1982 by Parisians Jean and Sylvian LeDucq, Prince Michel has grown to become a highly-awarded and innovative winery under the present owner Kristin Easter. One of very few female winery owners, Kristin’s philosophy is centered around hospitality and the pleasure of a great wine experience. Prince Michel’s approach is that “wines should be enjoyed; the best wine is the one you like.”


Three notch’d brewing company

On site at the Ix Art Park, we will be serving two varieties of this local favorite. “Our brewery’s mission respects the inalienable rights of man, and we want to celebrate these with each and every one of our patrons. We encourage you to learn about our beers, our identities, and also yourselves while you take the trip down Three Notch’d Road and find how you will Leave Your Mark.” Visit their website.


Reason Beer


Reason Beer was founded by three lifelong friends returning home on a mission to create beers that exemplify balance, creativity, and flavor. They strive to make the world’s greatest craft beer, just for you. 



T&N Printing

Since 1982, T&N Printing has been providing Charlottesville with top-quality printing and blackline services. They are locally owned and operated and Rainforest Alliance certified.


K.M. Connor

K.M. Connor is a Charlottesville native and graphic designer who mixes analog and digital techniques to create highly personalized visual identities and experiences.


Platt Financial

Platt Financial is a locally owned and operated financial planning and advisory service. They provide an unbiased approach to investment/retirement planning, estate, and medical and life insurance solutions. Platt Financial helps clients pursue their unique financial goals.


ALC Copies

ALC Copies is a family-run Charlottesville staple, providing printing, copying and finishing services for over 20 years. 



Special thanks to:

Roger & Jessica Voisinet and Marraccini Designs for their contributions, which go directly to our Make & Take Tent for artist stipends and supplies to keep the workshops free.


Join us

If you would like to be a part of our annual event, even in some small way, please contact us to let us know how you would like your donation to be included. As a sponsor you will receive artsy perks and advertising for your company through our media and marketing materials.