Renowned visual artist and educator Alonzo Davis came to VCCA as a Fellow for the first time in 1995 through a special initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts. He was a member of the VCCA Fellows Council (1999-2003) and served as chair of that group. He joined the Board of Directors in 2004 and in 2007 challenged VCCA to create a permanent, fully-funded, two-week residency for outstanding American writers, visual artists, and composers of African or Latin American descent: the Alonzo Davis Fellowship.
Eligibility: American writers, visual artists, and composers of African or Latin American descent
Residencies Available: September 1 – December 31, 2023 Length of Fellowship: Two weeks Honorarium: $500
Application Opens: October 1, 2022 Application Deadline: January 15, 2023 Application Fee*: $30 Notification by: April 30, 2023
* If the application fee presents a significant barrier to application, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 10, 2023, to request an application fee waiver.