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About the Fellowship

Initiated in 2003, the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s Creative Fellowships Program supports fully-funded two-week or one-month residencies at VCCA for writers, visual artists, and composers from the mid-Atlantic states. A 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: Writers, visual artists, and composers living in Delaware, Maryland, New York, and West Virginia

Residencies Available: October 1 – December 31, 2021
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 an MAAF Creative Fellowship, simply complete the “Application for Mt. San Angelo Residencies, VCCA in Virginia.” All applicants living in eligible mid-Atlantic states will be considered.

Artists who have previously received support through this program will not be considered eligible to receive another Creative Fellowship for the three years following a supported residency.

Recent MAAF Creative Fellows

Kimberly Thorpe, visual artist
Liana Liu, writer
Alan Frampton, visual artist
Elise P. Church, visual artist
John Van Kirk, writer

“It is a true gift to step outside one’s life and be supported for one’s creative endeavors in a peaceful setting. The friendships made and space to work with little distraction and all your needs met is unique and for that I am grateful to VCCA.” Elise P. Church

Thanks to

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

“Mid Atlantic Arts was established in 1979 to promote and support multi-state arts programming in a region that includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Virginia, and West Virginia.”

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Logo.