VCCA is  currently accepting applications from writers, visual artists, and composers for Winter residencies (February - May 2020)

The SBC/VCCA Teaching Fellowship in Art and Technology
In partnership with VCCA, the Center for Creativity, Design, and the Arts at Sweet Briar College seeks a cross-genre team of two artists to teach an interdisciplinary, collaborative three-week course on the use of technology in the creation of art, including conceptual, visual, or performance art, during Sweet Briar’s three-week short session in Spring 2020. The course runs Tuesday, April 21 to Monday, May 11. Compensation includes a fully-funded four-week residency at VCCA to overlap with the course dates and a stipend of $5,000. For details, click here Deadline is September 6, 2019.

VCCA is grateful to donors and funding agencies for making available these additional fully-funded fellowships:

  • The Anne Spencer Fellowship, open this year to African-American visual artists, is a one-month residency to be scheduled between February 2020 and January 2021. It includes a $1,500 honorarium.

  • The Sarah Stanley Gordon Edwards and the Archibald Cason Edwards Fellowship provides an annual two-week residency for women painters ages twenty-five and older, with a preference to be given to Native American painters.

  • The Gazebo Restoration Fellowship, a unique opportunity for artists with carpentry skills. See below for a complete description.

  • The Sam and Marion Golden Helping Hand Fellowship, available to writers, visual artists, and composers from the Roanoke Valley (Virginia) area, including Roanoke, Craig, Botetourt and Franklin counties as well as the independent cities of Roanoke and Salem. These residencies can be from one to three weeks in length. Please note that as all applicants from these areas will be automatically considered for the Fellowship, there is no special form required as part of our online application process.

  • The Richard S. and Julia Louise Reynolds Poetry Fellowship, a fully-funded, three-week residency for poets.