Contact the VCCA

The VCCA office is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

General Contact Information:

154 San Angelo Drive

Amherst, Virginia 24521



vcca [at] vcca [dot] com

Contact the Office Staff

gsmith [at] vcca [dot] com (Gregory Allgire Smith), Executive Director 

spleasants [at] vcca [dot] com (Sheila Pleasants), Director of Artists' Services

cobrien [at] vcca [dot] com (Carol O'Brien), Director of Annual and Planned Giving

ssargent [at] vcca [dot] com (Sarah Sargent), Director of Communications and Grants Management

vcca [at] vcca [dot] com (Dana Jones), Admissions Coordinator & Assistant to Director of Artists' Services

nmcandrew [at] vcca [dot] com (Nancy McAndrew), International Programs Coordinator

kstiffler [at] vcca [dot] com (Kimberley Stiffler),  Development Assistant

bbooker [at] vcca [dot] com (Beatrice Booker), Office Manager

wine [at] vcca [dot] com (Bonnie Wine), Accountant

Contact a Fellow in Residence

To reach a Fellow in residence, please call 434-946-0219. The best time to call is between 6 and 7 p.m.

Emergency Contact Information 

In case of an emergency during the week, you may leave a message for a Fellow by speaking to a staff member in the office.

Emergency Numbers (non-business hours)

Resident Artists Barbara Bernstein and David Garratt
If no answer, call 434-851-7318

Please do NOT use the phone numbers below for VCCA business or for non-emergencies that can wait until the office opens the next business day. Thank you for your courtesy.

Sheila Pleasants: 434-946-7547

Gregory Smith: 434-944-0210