• Artist Fellowship Opportunity

    The Virginia Commission for the Arts (VCA) invites Virginia based artists to apply for the 2015-2016 Artist Fellowships in Sculpture, deadline October 1, 2015

    Four Artist Fellowships of $3,000 will be awarded in 2015-2016 to recognize the creative excellence of individual artists and support the pursuit of artistic excellence. Artists in the discipline of sculpture, who are legal residences of Virginia by October 1, 2015 and who plan to remain in the Commonwealth for the coming year are eligible to apply.

    Interested artists may download an application from the Commission’s website: http://www.arts.virginia.gov/grants_fellowship.html or by contacting Casey Polczynski, Arts in Education Coordinator at 804-225-3132.

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

    For information about the Virginia Commission for the Arts or its programs visit: http://www.arts.virginia.gov/index.html

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    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 grants to arts and other non-for-profit arts organizations, educational institutions, educators, artists, and local governments.

    Media Contact
    Margaret G. Vanderhye
    Executive Director
    Virginia Commission for the Arts
    1001 East Broad Street, Suite 330
    Richmond, Virginia 23219
    804-225-3132
    margaret.vanderhye@vca.virginia.gov

  • Teaching Artist Roster Application Deadline October 1, 2015 (Cycle A)

    The Virginia Commission for the Arts invites artists, arts educators and teaching artists to apply to the Teaching Artist Roster.  The VCA Teaching Artist Roster is a panel reviewed group of professionals interested in working with Virginia schools and organizations to share the arts with all citizens across the Commonwealth.  Teaching Artists are knowledgeable in the techniques and content of their disciplines and are adept at developing and implementing audience specific arts curriculum. Artists of all disciplines are encouraged to apply.  All current VCA Teaching Artists included on the current roster are required to reapply in 2015. 

    Interested professionals may download an application and review eligibility requirements in the Teaching Artist Handbook by visiting the Commission’s website: http://www.arts.virginia.gov/roster_howto.html or by contacting Casey Polczynski, Arts in Education Coordinator at 804-225-3132. 

    Teaching Artist Roster applications will be accepted and panel reviewed twice a year: October 1, 2015 (Cycle A) and April 1, 2016 (Cycle B). 

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

    For information about the Virginia Commission for the Arts or its programs visit: http://www.arts.virginia.gov/index.html

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