One of the leading artists communities in the world with locations in Amherst, Virginia and Auvillar, France, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) has as its mission advancing the arts by providing creative space in which our best national and international writers, visual artists and composers produce their finest creative work.
Photo: Mel Rosenthal, Bathgate Avenue, South Bronx, NY
From the beginning, VCCA Fellow Mel Rosenthal wanted his images to make a difference. His focus on poverty, housing and health care took him to Africa, Central America, the Caribbean and the United States. Now, after a teaching career of nearly 40 years, Mel is retiring from Empire State College. The New York Times interviews him in "A Mentor's Passion for Pictures and Social Justice". TO READTHE NEW YORK TIMES' STORY, CLICK HERE
If you're in the big apple this Friday, October 14, join retiring Executive Director Suny Monk and the gang for a special evening of wine, food and Fellowship. And meet Greg Smith, VCCA's new executive director! FOR MORE INFORMATION- CLICK HERE
The College of Southern Maryland is seeking proposals for exhibition opportunities at the Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery. All proposals received by November 15, 2011, will be placed into consideration for the 2012 / 2013 exhibition season. "We welcome proposals for solo, group, and small curated exhibitions, and encourage submissions in all media."