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Each month of the academic year, VCCA partners with Sweet Briar College to host an evening salon on the Sweet Briar campus. Each salon features VCCA Fellows who share their creative work with the community. Stay tuned for updates throughout the Spring 2024 semester!

The VCCA Salons at Sweet Briar College are FREE and open to the public. Just check in at the campus guard gate and let them know you are there for the event. Parking is also FREE.

Up Next: April 10, 2024

The following VCCA Fellows will present their work in the Pannell Art Gallery on Sweet Briar’s campus on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. A reception will start at 7 p.m. with presentations starting at 7:30 p.m.

Jenny Molberg is the author of three collections of poetry: Marvels of the Invisible, Refusal, and The Court of No Record. Her poems and essays have appeared in Ploughshares, The Cincinnati Review, VIDA, The Missouri Review, The Rumpus, The Adroit Journal, Oprah Quarterly, and other publications. She is Associate Professor and Chair of Creative Writing at the University of Central Missouri, where she edits Pleiades: Literature in Context.

SA Smythe is a multi-instrumentalist, critical theorist, and transmedia storyteller and educator conjuring cartographies of black belonging. Their practice choreographs sound compositions, light sculptures, poetics, performance, and archival ephemera. They are Assistant Professor of Black Studies & the Archive at the University of Toronto, where they direct the Collaboratory for Black Poiēsis and their studio, mannish waters atelier. Photo by Elliott Tilleczek

Recent Salons

Fall 2023 Salons

The following VCCA Fellows presented their work in the Pannell Art Gallery on Sweet Briar’s campus during the Fall 2023 semester. Thanks to everyone who participated!