Press Releases

2013
VCCA Open House on Sunday, October 20
New York Fellows Reunion October 4, 2013
Summary of VCCA Relocation Assessment Survey
VCCA Open House on Bastille Day – Sunday, July 14
WVTF Radio IQ Story on The Commission and Bright Shiny Me
Ostsee-Zeitung article about Michele Schuff exchange residency
The Commission – in The Daily Progress (Charlottesville) May 31
The Commission – in New Era Progress (Lynchburg) May 29
Debra Marquart Wins VCCA Wachtmeister Award
VCCA Poetry Anthology Reading at Rosemont College on April 20
VCCA Announces Winners of “The Commission” Competition
NEA Fellowships for African-American + Latino Artists + Composers
MAAF Fellowships for Delaware, West Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands

2012
VCCA Fellowship Endowed in Honor of Composer George Edwards
Virginia Public Radio Visits VCCA
Five Fellowships for DC Area Writers, Composers, Artists
VCCA Breaks Ground With New Social Media Fellowships
Goldfarb Fellowship: Fully Funded Residency at VCCA for Writers
MAAF Fellowships for Delaware, W. Virginia and Virgin Island Artists
Cy Twombly Foundation Awards VCCA $300,000
7 Fully-Funded Residencies for Cave Canem Poets

2011
Fellows’ Council Publishes Poetry Anthology for VCCA’s 40th Anniversary
Reading by Beirut 39 Winners at VCCA on November 17
VCCA Announces Gregory Allgire Smith New Director
Inara Verzemnieks Wins 2011 Goldfarb Family Fellowship
DMB’s Bama Works Fund Awards Gift to VCCA for 5th Year
VCCA at Casa Maria in Charlottesville on 5/7/11 – 40th Anniversary Celebration
Missoula Funds VCCA Fellowship for Montana Artists, Writers, Composers
VCCA at Apella in New York on 4/7/11 – 40th Anniversary Celebration
March 2011: VCCA Executive Director Suny Monk Announces Her Retirement
VCCA Accepting Applications for 2011 Goldfarb Family Fellowship
VCCA Accepting Applications for 2011 Komaki Fellowship
VCCA at VMFA in Richmond on 1/8/11 – 40th Anniversary Celebration

2010 and before
VCCA Receives Award from DMB’s Bama Works Fund in CACF – 2010
Announcing Two MAAF Creative Fellow 2010 Awards – 2010
Renowned German Pianist Returning to VCCA – 2010
Grant from Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Supports Artists from 4 States + Virgin Islands – 2010
Senator Mark Warner Announced Honorary Chair for VCCA 40th – 2010
Dave Matthews Band’s Bama Works Fund Awards Gift to VCCA – 2009
NEA Grant Allows VCCA to Award Month-Long Residencies – 2008
VCCA and Second Street Gallery Organize Virginia Festival of the Book Panel of Artists, Writers, Composers to Discuss Response to War and Conflict – 2008

ARTICLES

Go Away by Alexander Chee (on the importance of VCCA and other artist colonies)
Style Weekly – “Time to Get Alone” – January 4, 2011
Richmond Magazine – “Getting the Air Out” – January issue
Wall Street Journal Interviews VCCA Fellow Ha Jin – December 2009

TELEVISION

ABC-13 (WSET-TV) Lynchburg: interview with Executive Director Greg Smith on Living in the Heart of Virginia, April 11, 2012
Newsplex in Charlottesville, Virginia, covers VCCA 40th Anniversary Celebration on May 7, 2011
WTVR-6 in Richmond, Virginia, interviews VCCA Executive Director Suny Monk and VCCA Fellow Tanja Softic on January 4, 2011
WRIC-12 in Richmond, Virginia, interviews VCCA Executive Director Suny Monk and VCCA Fellow Tanja Softic on January 4, 2011

VIDEOS

Mount San Angelo in Amherst, Virginia
Voices of the VCCA
Part One      Part Two

Le Moulin à Nef in Auvillar, France
Season at Moulin à Nef, 2010
Recital in Auvillar, 2009

Fellows

Diane Moser at VCCA
Marilyn Banner: encaustic paintings created at VCCA 2008