About the Fellowship
Supported by the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation, this fellowship provides visual artists of African American or Latin American descent with a fully-funded two-week or one-month residency. The VCCA residency at Mt. San Angelo includes a private bedroom with en-suite bath, a separate individual studio, and three meals a day in a community of cross-disciplinary artists.
Eligibility: African American and Latinx visual artists
Residencies Available: January 2 – April 30, 2025
Length of Fellowship: Two weeks or one month
Application Deadline: May 15, 2024
Application Fee*: $30
Notification by: August 31, 2024
To be considered for a Jacques and Natasha Gelman Fellowship, complete the “Application for Mt. San Angelo Residencies, VCCA in Virginia – Winter 2025,” selecting your fellowship interest in Question 2.
* If the application fee presents a significant barrier to application, please write to email@example.com by May 10, 2024, to request an application fee waiver.
- 2023: Ann Bennett
- 2022: Princess A. Hairston
- 2020: Veronica Jackson
- 2019: Sharon Norwood
- 2017: Maria Providencia Casanovas
- 2017: Carl E. Hazlewood
- 2015: Lisa Beane
- 2014: Michael K. Taylor
Artist Interview With Veronica Jackson
VCCA was pleased to serve as a backdrop for an interview with visual artist Veronica Jackson for PBS’s The Art Scene, filmed in January 2020 while Veronica was in residence at VCCA as a recipient of the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Fellowship.