Special Programs Now Accepting Applications

VCCA is currently accepting applications for residencies October 2014 - January 2015

Deadline to apply is May 15, 2014

When applying for a Special Program, please be sure to note which fellowship you are applying for on your application.

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Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band
of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF)

 

The Bama Works Fund supports fellowships at VCCA for artists currently living in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area. On your application, please note your county of residence and that you are applying for a Bama Works Fellowship.

 

The J & E Berkley Foundation

 

Since 2000, the Berkley Foundation has supported dozens of residencies of Fellows from the greater Charlottesville region. On your application, please note your county of residence and that you are applying for a J & E Berkley Fellowship.

 

Jacques and Natasha Gelman Fellowship

Thanks to a grant from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation, VCCA is offering fully funded residencies for African American visual artists, allowing them to focus on their creative projects at VCCA's Mt. San Angelo facility at the foot of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. The residencies will be offered in a peer-review process to visual artists who have never been in residence at VCCA. While in residence, the artists will be provided with a private bedroom, private studio and all prepared meals in the company of two dozen other artists. On your application, please note that you are applying for a J & N Gelman Fellowship.

 

The Goldfarb Family Fellowship
Established 2000

Provided through the generosity of writer, literary agent and former Board member Ronald Goldfarb, The Robert and Aida Goldfarb Art Law Literary Fund sponsors a fully funded two-week fellowship and is given annually to the top creative non-fiction applicant.

 

Komaki Fellowship
Established 2010

This fellowship funds a two-week residency for a playwright, screenwriter or filmmaker whose work celebrates the behind-the-scenes story of an activist striving to make his or her vision of a more perfect world a reality. The work will capture the powerful and positive changes effected by inspiring social activists such as Martin Luther King, or engage a social issue in an uplifting way as Randy Shilts did with Harvey Milk. On your application, please note that you are applying for a Komaki Fellowship.

 

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

Since 2003, through its Creative Fellowships Program, the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation has supported fully funded residencies for up to five artists each year from five of the mid-Atlantic states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Currently, eligibility is one artist from each of the following: Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. On your application, please note that you are applying for a MAAF Fellowship.

 

For more information about other special programs at VCCA - click here