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Call for Fellows Council Nominations

October 29, 2020

Deadline Extended: Please Note: The new deadline to submit a nomination is November 20, 2020. To Prospective Fellows Council Members, […]

VCCA Fireplace Series 13: Karen Bondarchuk, Jack Curtis Dubowsky, and Lenore Hart

October 23, 2020

VCCA Fireplace Series 13 Featuring: Karen Bondarchuk, Jack Curtis Dubowsky, and Lenore Hart When: Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 7:30 […]

VCCA Announces Reopening Plans for Summer 2021

October 15, 2020

Dear writers, visual artists, and composers, After careful consideration and with cautious optimism, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts […]

VCCA Fireplace Series 12: Randall Eng and Dan Jian

October 9, 2020

VCCA Fireplace Series 12 Featuring: Randall Eng and Dan Jian  When: Thursday, October 15, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Where: […]

Join VCCA for a Socially-Distanced Fall Volunteer Day

September 30, 2020

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA), one of the world’s leading artist residency programs, is looking for volunteers […]

VCCA Fireplace Series 11: Rone Shavers and Jay Petrow

September 24, 2020

VCCA Fireplace Series 11 Featuring: Rone Shavers and Jay Petrow  When: Thursday, October 1, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Where: […]

VCCA Fireplace Series 10: E. Dolores Johnson and Juan Manuel Granados

September 17, 2020

VCCA Fireplace Series 10: Meet VCCA’s Newest Board Members Featuring: E. Dolores Johnson and Juan Manuel Granados When: Thursday, September […]

VCCA Fireplace Series 09: Katherine Hill and James Primosch

August 27, 2020

VCCA Fireplace Series 09 Featuring: Katherine Hill and James Primosch When: Thursday, September 3, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Where: […]

VCCA Board of Directors Elects Three New Members

August 19, 2020

Hazel Duncan, Juan Manuel Granados, and E. Dolores Johnson Join VCCA’s Board of Directors The Board of Directors of the […]

VCCA Fireplace Series 08: Michael Montlack and Sejal Shah

August 13, 2020

VCCA Fireplace Series 08 Featuring: Michael Montlack and Sejal Shah When: Thursday, August 20, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Where: […]

VCCA Fireplace Series 07: Clifford Garstang and Heidi Kumao

July 31, 2020

VCCA Fireplace Series 07 Featuring: Clifford Garstang and Heidi Kumao When: Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Where: […]

VCCA Fireplace Series 06: Barbara Crooker and Gregory Mertl

July 20, 2020

VCCA Fireplace Series 06 Featuring: Barbara Crooker and Gregory Mertl When: Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Where: […]

VCCA Fireplace Series 05: Sharon Charde and Donna Hemans

July 7, 2020

VCCA Fireplace Series 05 Featuring: Sharon Charde and Donna Hemans When: Thursday, July 9, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Where: […]

VCCA Purchases Mt. San Angelo Property From Sweet Briar College

July 1, 2020

AMHERST, VA. (July 1 2020) — The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) and Sweet Briar College are pleased […]

VCCA Fireplace Series 04: Caroline Keys and Lauren Russell

June 23, 2020

The next live virtual event in the VCCA Fireplace Series will take place Thursday, June 25, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. […]

Statement From VCCA Board President and Executive Director

June 17, 2020

At the end of May, the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the events that followed turned our collective […]

VCCA Fireplace Series 03: Carlos Sirah and Felicia van Bork

June 10, 2020

The next live virtual event in the VCCA Fireplace Series will take place Thursday, June 11, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. […]

VCCA Fireplace Series 02: Nandi Comer and Sandell Morse

May 21, 2020

The next virtual event in the VCCA Fireplace Series will take place Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. ET […]

Make VCCA Your Virtual Background

May 20, 2020

Here’s a collection of photographs from around VCCA’s grounds and facilities at Mt. San Angelo in Amherst, VA, and Le […]

VCCA Fireplace Series 01: Julie E. Bloemeke and Christina Chiu

May 12, 2020

The first virtual event in a new “VCCA Fireplace Series” debuts Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. ET on […]

VCCA Is Participating in #GivingTuesdayNow

May 4, 2020

#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 – in […]

Supporter Stories: Linda Wachtmeister

April 22, 2020

April 22, 2020 VCCA is as grateful as ever to the wide network of people who have helped sustain and […]

Updates on COVID-19 Closure

March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020 Dear VCCA Fellows and Friends, Our beautiful residences in Virginia and France are closed for now, due […]

COVID-19 FAQs

March 27, 2020

In response to COVID-19, VCCA announced a temporary closure on March 27, 2020. We have now announced plans to reopen […]

A Message From Kevin O’Halloran: Help Support VCCA During Unprecedented Closure

March 16, 2020

Dear VCCA Fellows and Friends, By now you’ve heard the news that the Board of Directors voted to close VCCA […]

VCCA Announces Temporary Closure in Response to COVID-19

March 15, 2020

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA), a world-renowned artist residency program with locations in Amherst, Virginia, and Auvillar, […]

Spring Volunteer Day at VCCA

March 5, 2020

Like the arts? Love the outdoors? The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA), one of the world’s leading artist residency […]

VCCA Fellows and Friends Gathering in San Antonio

February 27, 2020

VCCA Fellow and Southwest School of Art (SSA) President Paula Owen will host a casual VCCA gathering on Friday, March […]

VCCA Salon at Sweet Briar College Features April Flanders and Bruce Ward

February 26, 2020

Two VCCA Fellows — printmaker April Flanders and writer Bruce Ward — will present their work to the community as […]

Kevin O’Halloran Named VCCA Executive Director

February 21, 2020

VCCA President Quinn Feldmann Graeff has announced that Kevin O’Halloran will serve as VCCA’s next Executive Director. O’Halloran’s involvement with […]

Remembering Harriet Zinnes, Six-Time VCCA Fellow

February 13, 2020

Poet, fiction writer, translator, art critic, literary scholar, professor emerita of Queens College, and six-time VCCA Fellow Harriet Zinnes died […]

VCCA Salon at Sweet Briar College Features Tom Stanley and Lenore Hart

February 4, 2020

Two VCCA Fellows — visual artist Tom Stanley and novelist Lenore Hart — will present their work to the community […]

Alonzo Davis Fellow Crystal Z Campbell Uses Art to Challenge Public Memory

January 2, 2020

A 2019 recipient of an Alonzo Davis Fellowship, multidisciplinary artist, filmmaker, and writer, Crystal Z Campbell will be in residence […]