Apply for a VCCA Residency

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts is accepting applications for its  February to May Residencies until September 15. We've copied a bit - but not ALL – of the info below. If it looks of interest, use the link and get the whole story on their website.

Admission to VCCA is highly selective, based on a review of applications by panels of professional artists. There are separate panels for each category (poets, fiction writers, nonfiction writers, playwrights, performance, film and video artists, painters, sculptors, photographers, installation artists, composers and cross-disciplinary artists) with over 50 panelists serving at any one time.

VISUAL ARTISTS: Submit up to 5 images (up to 5MB each)

FILM/VIDEO, INSTALLATION, PERFORMANCE, CONCEPTUAL ART, INTERACTIVE MULTI-MEDIA, AND RELATED WORK: Submit video or images along with a description sheet of no more than one page contextualizing each segment. Images (up to 5MB each), Video (up to 250MB each), PDFs (up to 10MB each)


Applications are accepted and reviewed throughout the year, but scheduling is conducted at only three designated times during the year. Deadlines are as follows:

June to September Residencies 

Deadline: January 15
Notification: sent by March 31

October to January Residencies

Deadline: May 15
Notification: sent by July 31

February to May Residencies

Deadline: September 15
Notification: sent by November 30