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The Fellows Council is an advisory group that serves as a point of communication between Fellows and the VCCA Board and staff. It also administers the Wachtmeister Award, awarded biennially to an artist whose achievement is widely recognized; the award rotates among a writer, a visual artist, and a composer. The Fellows Council is composed of 10 to 12 Fellows working in a variety of disciplines. Members serve four-year terms.

Current Fellows Council Members

Executive Committee
SoHyun Bae, visual artist – New York, New York
Cliff Garstang, fiction writer – Staunton, Virginia
Burcu Koray, writer/filmmaker – Istanbul, Türkiye

Fellows Council Representative to the VCCA Board of Directors
SoHyun Bae, visual artist – New York, New York

MK Ahn, writer – Seoul, South Korea
Sonja Curry-Johnson, fiction writer – West Springfield, Virginia
Carla Du Pree, fiction writer – Columbia, Maryland
Martin Hundley, composer – Los Angeles, California
Nancy Young Kim, visual artist – Bologna, Italy
Ron MacLean, writer – Boston, Massachusetts
Ann Townsend, writer – Granville, Ohio
Joelle Wallach, composer – Bronx, New York
Hananah Zaheer, writer – Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Alternate/Reserve Member
Timothy Kloth, composer – Williamsburg, Virginia