If you know an artist who meets the following criteria -- and has never been to VCCA -- please forward this information.
VCCA's 2011 Wachtmeister Award for Excellence in the Arts will be given to a visual artist working in two or three-dimensions. Photography will not be considered for the 2011 Award.
Criteria: Applicants must have worked professionally for the past 15 years and have demonstrated achievements in their field. This award is for artists who have not previously been in residence at VCCA.
The Wachtmeister Award includes a fully-funded residency (up to 30 days) at VCCA, a $1,000 honorarium, and reimbursed travel expenses of up to $750. Total value of the award is $7,150.
Postmark deadline is February 15, 2011.