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 private bath, a separate individual studio, and meals in a community of cross-disciplinary artists.
Now Accepting Applications
Eligibility: African American and Latinx visual artists
Residencies Available: October 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022
Length of Fellowship: Two weeks or one month
Application Deadline: May 15, 2021
Application Fee: $50
Notification by: July 31, 2021
To be considered for a Jacques and Natasha Gelman Fellowship, complete the “Application for Mt. San Angelo Residencies, VCCA in Virginia,” selecting your fellowship interest in the first question.
Previous Gelman Fellows
- 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.