Winter 2023 Residencies and Fellowships

  • Deadline / Program Start: 2022-05-15
  • Organization: Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA)
  • Organization Type: Residency
  • Location: Amherst, VA
  • Recurring: Array
  • URL: Link

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) is currently accepting applications from artists working across the literary, visual, and music/sound art disciplines for Winter 2023 residencies and fellowships at Mt. San Angelo in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Residencies of varying lengths (up to two months) will be scheduled between January 2 and April 30, 2023. The deadline to apply is May 15, 2022. vcca.com/apply

Significant need-based financial assistance is available throughout the year. The current application also includes a variety fully-funded fellowship opportunities:

50th Anniversary Fellowships for Artists of Color: Artists of color who have not previously been in residence at VCCA are eligible for a fully-funded residency of up to two weeks.

Barbara Crooker Caregiving Fellowship: Artists in any disciplines who are also caregivers to an ill or disabled spouse, child, or other family member are eligible for a fully-funded residency of up to two weeks.

Harry D. Forsyth Fellowship for the Visual Arts: Sweet Briar College alumnae demonstrating exceptional ability and commitment in the visual arts are eligible for a fully-funded two-week residency with $100 travel stipend.

Jacques and Natasha Gelman Fellowship: African American and Latinx visual artists are eligible for a fully-funded two-week or one-month residency.

Goldfarb Family Fellowship: Writers of creative nonfiction are eligible for a fully-funded two-week residency.

Montana Fellowship: Artists of any discipline living in Montana are eligible for a fully-funded one-month residency.

Richard S. and Julia Louise Reynolds Poetry Fellowship: Poets are eligible for a fully-funded three-week residency.