Artist Fellowships Available in CHOREOGRAPHY

July, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Cathy Welborn, Program Coordinator
(804) 225-3132; catherine.welborn@arts.virginia.gov

RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Commission for Arts invites Virginia-based artists to apply for the 2013-2014 Artist Fellowships in Choreography, due October 1, 2013. 

Artist Fellowships of $5,000 are awarded annually by the Commission to recognize the creative excellence of individual Virginia artists and to support their pursuit of artistic excellence. 

Artists in the discipline of choreography, who are legal residents of Virginia at the application deadline, and who plan to remain in the state for the coming year, are eligible to apply for the 2013-2014 Artist Fellowship. 

Interested artists may obtain an application by downloading forms from the Commission's website www.arts.virginia.gov/grants_fellowship.html or by calling (804-225-3132).

The Virginia Commission for the Arts (VCA) offers Artist Fellowships on a rotating basis to Virginia artists in the following disciplines: crafts, photography, sculpture, fiction, music composition, choreography, painting, works on paper (prints and drawing), poetry, playwriting, and filmmaking. 

The Virginia Commission for the Arts is the state agency that supports the arts through funding from the Virginia General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.  The Commission distributes grant awards to artists, arts and other not-for-profit organizations, educational institutions, educators and local governments, and provides technical assistance in arts management.

For information about the VCA or its programs contact:
Virginia Commission for the Arts
1001 East Broad Street, Suite 330
Richmond, VA 23219
804-225-3132; www.arts.virginia.gov

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