June 15th, 2019 VSC FELLOWS

Michelle Lewis, Poetry, ME
Marianne Manzler, Non-Fiction, WA
Erica Molesworth, Installation/Video/Sculpture, NY
Diana Khoi Nhuyen, Poetry, CO
Justin Noga, Fiction, AZ 
Cindy Ok, Poetry, Germany
Marina Peng, Installation/Performance/Sculpture, MO
Latrelle Rostant, Sculpture,IL
Shrimanti Saha, Painting, India
Buket Savci, Painting, NY
Will Sears, Painting, ME
Sean Shearer, Poetry, VA
Valerie Skakun, Installation/Performance/Sculpture, NY
Jo Stewart, Poetry, NY
Gwen Strauss, Non-Fiction, France
David Temchulla, Installation/Sculpture, NY
Kevin Titzer, Installation/Sculpture, IN
Gioncario Valentine, Photography, NY
Michael Velliquette, Sculpture, WI
David Weiden, Fiction, CO
Julie Weitz, Video/Installation/Painting, CA
Raymond Whitehouse, Video, DC
Joe Wilson, Sculpture, Australia
Almaz Wilson, Painting, FL
Shelley Wong, Poetry, CA
Sichong Xie, Video/PhotographyPerformance/Sculpture, CA

Kanika Agrawal, Poetry CO
Naveed Amjad, Photography, Pakistan
Lauren Anderson, Painting, CO
Uchenna Awoke, Fiction, Nigeria
Felix Albert Bacolor, Installation/Sculpture, Philippines
Joy Baglio, Fiction, MA
Olivia Baldwin, Painting, CT
Lu Barnes, Performance/Sculpture, NY
Dimelza Broche, Installation/Sculpture, FL
Samantha Burns, Sculpture, FL
Vincent Castro, Sculpture, NY
Chia-Lun Chang, Poetry, NY
Zhiwan Cheung, Video/Sculpture, NH
Chanelle Collier, Sculpture, Australia
Nandi Comer, Poetry, MI
Braxton Congrove, Installation/Sculpture, VA
M.A. Cowgill, Poetry, NH
Ryan Crowley, Installation/Sculpture, TX
Tara Daly, Sculpture, CA
Kate Donnelly, Performance/Video/Sculpture, VT
C. Violet Eaton, Poetry, NY
Victoria Ford, Poetry, DC
Kate Gaskin, Poetry, NE
Madeleine Hope-Fraser, Installation/Sculpture, Scotland
Alison Jardine, Installation/Sculpture, TX
Sarah Jones, Sculpture, WA
Christopher Kojzar, Video/Photography/Painting, MD
Ling-lin Ku, Installation/Sculpture, TX

Support for our June 15th, 2019 fellows was generously provided by:

The Artist’s Resource Trust, friends of Cave Canem, the Civil Society Institute, Henry David Thoreau Fellowship, the Marshal Frankel Foundation, the Institute for American Indian Arts (IAIA), the Wolf Kahn & Emily Mason Foundation, friends of Kundiman, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, Hellen Plummer Charitable Foundation, Zeta Orionis Fellowship, Barbara White Fellowship, Women Non-Fiction Writers, and numerous private supporters of the arts.

February 15th, 2019 VSC FELLOWS

Samyak Shertok, Poetry, UT
Renee Lauzon, Painting/Sound Installlation, NM
Melissa Leandro, Painting, IL
Margaret Livingston, Painting/Textiles, WA
Corwyn Lund, Sculpture/Installation, RI
Kimberly Lyle, Sculpture/Sound Installation, AZ
Dave Madden, Non-Fiction, CA
Isabelle Moore, Sculpture, Great Britain
Keita Morimoto, Painting, Canada
Mateo Nava, Painting, FL
Natani Notah, Sculpture/Performance, CA
Whitney Nye, Painting, OR
Zohal Osman, Non-Fiction, KY
Christos Pantieras, Sculpture/Installation/Mixed Media, Canada
Rachel Pontious, Painting, MI
Sydney Pursel, Painting/Installation/Performance, MO
R. Joshi Radin, Non-Fiction, IL
Donald Saaf, Painting, VT
Clarisse Baleja Saidi, Fiction, MI
Caroline Schmidt, Fiction, NJ
Sadie Sheldon, Sculpture, LA
Mahsa Shiralibiglow, Sculpture/Installation/Video, Iran
Brian Silberman, Playwright, PA
Danya Smith, Painting/Video, VA
Wanesia Spry, Sculpture, AZ
Judy Strang, Non-Fiction, VA
Taylor Sykes, Fiction, NC
Bronwen Tate, Poetry, VT
Treena Thibodeau, Fiction, NY
Samantha Tucker Iacovetto, Non-Fiction, OH
Lance Turner, Painting, NC
Jova Vargas, Sculpture/Photograhy/Video, MI
M.A. Vizsolyi, Poetry, PA
Autumn D Wallace, Painting, PA
Charles Watts, Fiction, NH
Noémie Weinstein, Painting, Canada
Guanyu Xu, Photography, IL
Monica Youn, Poetry, NY
Lawrence Ypil, Poetry, IA
Junoh Yu, Sculpture/Installation/Performance, VA
Mariya Zilberman, Poetry, MI

Beverly Acha, Painting, OH
Erin Adair-Hodges, Poetry, MO
Yura Adams, Painting,MA
Francheska Alcantara, Sculpture/Performance, NY
Stine An, Poetry, RI
Jessica Ankeny, Poetry, CA
Gabrielle Banks, Painting, RI
Morgan Barrie, Photography, MI
S. Erin Batiste, Poetry, NY
Cameron Baumgartner, Fiction, VA
Cherline Bazile, Fiction, MI
Katherine Berta, Poetry, AZ
Kristen Brunelli, Fiction, NC
Caroline Burton, Painting, NJ
Bryan Byrdlong, Poetry, IL
Amy Casey, Painting, OH
Taylor Cha, Painting, NY
Katelyn Chapman, Painting, SC
Dove Drury Hornbuckle, Sculpture, IL
Laura Duerwald, Painting, PA
Nicole Dyer, Painting, MD
Jamie Earnest, Painting, AL
Valery Estabrook, Sculpture/Video/Installation, NM
Shangyang Fang, Poetry, AL
Maria Fragoso, Painting, Mexico
Danielle H. Friedman, Painting, NY
Misty Gamble, Sculpture, Ceramics, CA
Heather Goodwind, Painting, OR
Naomi Gordon-Loebl, Non-Fiction, NY
Brandon Kyle Greene, Sculpture/Installation, RI
André Griffo, Painting, Brazil
Richard Hamilton, Poetry, LA
Ricardo Hernandez, Poetry, NJ
Les Ann Holland, Painting, NM
Hong Hong, Painting/Paper-making, CT
Lillian Hoover, Painting, MD
Grant Hottle, Painting, OR
Akiko Jackson, Sculpture, NM
Yalie Kamara, Poetry, IN
Haein Kang, Sculpture/Multimedia Installation, WA
Morteza Khakshoor, Printmaking, CT
Anna Kristensen, Painting, NY

Support for our February 15th, 2019 fellows was generously provided by:

The Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW); friends of Callaloo; the Charles E. and Edna T. Brundage Charitable Foundation; the Civil Society Institute; the Ford Family Foundation; the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation; the Hellen Plummer Charitable Foundation; the Wolf Kahn & Emily Mason Foundation; the Harpo Foundation; the Roger Smith Hotel; the Two West Foundation; the #GivingTuesday 2018 Alumni Fellowship Fund; 35 in 35 Fellowship Fund; the Two West Foundation; the Windgate Charitable Foundation; the University of Michigan Helen Zell Writers' Program;  and numerous private supporters of the arts.

october 1st, 2018 VSC FELLOWS

Maya Marshall, Poetry, IL
Aurora Masum-Javed, Poetry, PA
Robert Miltner, Poetry, OH
Michelle Moncayo, Poetry, NJ
Jenny Montgomery, Non-Fiction, MT
Elizabeth Moran, Photography, NY
Ruby Murray, Non-Fiction, WA
Kate Nichols, Painting, CA
Abigail Ogle, Sculpture, IN
Julie Pereira, Sculpture, NH
Kelly Popoff, Painting, MA
Eric Rannestad, Painting, WA
Michael Reeves, Painting, CT
Joan Reutershan, Painting, NY
Ato Ribeiro, Sculpture, GA
Liz Roberts, Sculpture, Video, OH
Alexander Rosenberg, Sculpture, Installation, PA 
Yoshie Sakai, Photography, Video, Installation, CA
Benjamin Schaefer, Fiction, NY
Nathaniel Schmookler, Fiction, VA
Lior Shamriz, Video, Installation, CA
Pallavi Singh, Painting, India
Maryam Taghavi, Printmaking, IL
Jesse Thompson, Painting, Singapore
Ignacio Unrrein, Sculpture, Argentina
Jeffrey Wallace, Painting, NY
Shane Ward, Sculpture, WA
Ashley Yang-Thompson, Painting, NY

Rebecca Agnew, Sculpture, Australia
Taneum Bambrick, Non-Fiction, WA
Judy Bolton-Fasman, Non-Fiction, MA
Alex Braden, Sculpture, Washington, DC
Nathan Byrne, Installation, PA
Alyce Carrier, Sculpture, UT
Rita Chang-Eppig, Fiction, CA
Corinna D'Schoto, Painting, MA
Sandra De La Rosa Jimenez, Painting, TX
T.J. Dedeaux-Norris, Painting, IA
Mark Joshua Epstein, Painting, NY
Howard Fishman, Non-Fiction, NY
Ashley Freeby, Sculpture, PA
Marina Fridman, Painting, NY
Gill Gatfield, Sculpture, New Zealand
Charles Goolsby, Painting, VA
Jeremy Herndl, Painting, Canada
Johannah Herr, Sculpture, PA
Marnie Ellen Hertzler, Video, MD
Matt Jones, Non-Fiction, OH
Kirin Khan, Fiction, CA
Rozina Kidari, Poetry, IL
Ruth Ellen Kocher, Non-Fiction, CO
Benjamin Krusling, Poetry, IA
Derek Larson, Painting, Video, GA
Nolan Lem, Sculpture, Installation, NY
Jane Long, Sculpture, Video, MD
Antonio Lopez, Poetry, CA

Support for our October 1st, 2018 fellows was generously provided by:

The Civil Society Institute; the Clowes Fund; the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation; the Rona Jaffe Foundation; the National Endowment for the Arts; the Ohio Arts Council; the Helen Plummer Charitable Foundation; the Windgate Foundation; as well as numerous private individuals who generously supported the Lukas Riveros Amani Fellowship; the Artist Opportunity Fellowships, the Susanna Colloredo Environmental Writing Fellowship; the Jerry Shore Fellowship for Women Sculptors, the Dohrn Zachai Fellowship, and VSC Fellowships open to all.


William Lenard, Sculpture, VA
Mimi Lipson, Non-Fiction, NY
Joseph Lozano, Painting, PA
Kat Lyons, Painting, NY
Minadora Macheret, Poetry, OH
Amy Mackay, Painting, CA
Renluka Maharaj, Photography, CO
Sarah McColl, Non-Fiction, NY
Alison Murphy, Fiction, IL
Madeleine Preston, Sculpture, Australia
SV Randall, Sculpture, NM
Daniela Rivera, Sculpture, MA
Chelsea Rowe, Sculpture, MD
Meredith Sands, Painting, IL
Zach Savich, Poetry, PA
Lyndsi Schuesler, Sculpture, MI
Kathryn Shriver, Painting, Canada
Ayesha Singh, Sculpture, IL
Kathy Sirico, Sculpture, CA
Emilie Slater, Photography, PA
Sophie Smith, Non-Fiction, AZ
Claudia Sohrens, Photography, NY
Mike Soto, Poetry, TX
Karen Stentaford, Photography, Canada
Maiko Sugano, Sculpture, Japan
Ann Toebbe, Painting, IL
Alejandro Valencia, Sculpture, FL
Chen Wang, Painting, NY
Sarah K Williams, Sculpture, NY
Rachel Youn, Sculpture, NM
Daniel Zeese, Sculpture, MA
Connie Zheng, Painting, CA

Stephanie Adams-Santos, Poetry, OR
Rowena Alegria, Fiction, CO
Hila Amit, Fiction, Germany
Erica Bailey, Installation, NY
Zoe Berg, Installation, PA
Tara Betts, Poetry, IL
Ben Bush, Fiction, NY
Teresa Carlesimo, Installation, Canada
Pablo Selin Carrasco Armijo, Painting, Chile
Eliseo Casiano, Painting, LA
Megan Cline, Sculpture, CHI
Rachel Gisela Cohen, Painting, NY
Delaney Mairead, Performance ,VT
William Cravis, Sculpture, OR
Lynette D'Amico, Non-Fiction, MA
Genevieve Deguzman, Poetry, OR
Bernadette Esposito, Non-Fiction, ME
Alice Foxen, Sculpture, United Kingdom
Donna Gordon, Photography, MA
Jessalyn Haggenjos Barr, Painting, OR
Heather Anne Halpert, Sculpture, NY
Jessica Hankey, Video, CA
Lu Heintz, Sculpture, Video, RI
Laura Heit, Installation, Video, OR
Jean Ho , Fiction, CA
Riley Hooper, Video, NY
Chin-Ting Huang, Installation, IL
Julianna Johnston, Performance, Video, RI
Hanae Jonas, Poetry, CA
Sun Young Kang, Sculpture, Installation, NY
Melissa Koziebrocki, Performance, CA
Diego Lama, Photography, Peru
Tony Larson, Painting, CA


Support for our June 15th, 2018 fellows was generously provided by:


The Artist’s Resource Trust, friends of Cave Canem, the Civil Society Institute, the Fishman Family Foundation, the Ford Family Foundation, the Marshal Frankel Foundation, the Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Foundation, friends of Kundiman, friends of Jon Imber, the Institute for American Indian Arts (IAIA), the National Endowment for the Arts, the Helen Plummer Charitable Foundation, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Reed Foundation, the Sustainable Arts Foundation, UMass Amherst, the Windgate Charitable Foundation, and numerous private individual supporters of the arts.


Zhang Er, Poetry, China
Ting Wang, Translation, MD

Zhao Siyun, Poetry, China
Karen Curtis, Translation, VA





Liu Wai Tong, Poetry, Hong Kong
Lucas Klein, Translation, Hong Kong

Lo Mei Wa , Poetry, HI  
Henry Leung, Translation, HI  

Dorothy Tse Hiu Hung, Poetry, Hong Kong   
Natascha Bruce, Translation, Hong Kong




February 15th, 2018 VSC FELLOWS

Soo Hyeon Kim, Sculpture, South Korea
Philip Koscak, Installation, Performance, CA
Afabwaje Kurian, Fiction, IA
Suwon Lee, Photography, Panama
Wen Liu, Sculpture, IL
Giulia Livi, Painting, Installation, MD
Emily Mayo, Sculpture, MI
Kate McQuade, Fiction, MA
Isabella Mellado, Painting, PR
Joiri Minaya, Sculpture, NY
Dana Morrison, Sculpture, CA
Evan Morse, Sculpture, MA
Dionis Ortiz, Painting, NY
Destiny Palmer, Painting, MA
Hunter Potter, Painting, NY
Gabriel Ramos, Sculpture, NY
Christine Rebhuhn, Sculpture, NY
Shawna Rodenberg, Non-Fiction, IN
Ricardo Ruiz, Sculpture, TX
K Sarrantonio, Printmaking, NY
Christina Schmid, Non-Fiction, MN
Courtney Sender, Fiction, MD
Kamaria Shepherd, Poetry, CA
Alma Sinai, Printmaking, MA
G. Anthony Svatek, Video, NY
Maria Thomas, Fiction, NY
Jesse Thompson, Painting, Singapore
Cristina Victor, Sculpture, CA
Deirdre White, Painting, CA
Adam Wilner, Sculpture, CO
Eleanor Wright, Poetry, NY
Seung Sung Yang, Sculpture, South Korea
Sarah Zapata, Fibers, NY

Robert Aiosa, Sculpture, FL
Paolo Arao, Painting, NY
Justin Balog, Poetry, MI
Carrick Bell, Video, Germany
Kelly Bjork, Painting, WA
Sari Boren, Non-Fiction, MA
Ursula Burke, Ceramics & Fibers, Northern Ireland
Ryan Chapman, Fiction, NY
Julia Conrad, Non-Fiction, IA
Samuel Corfman, Poetry, IL
Alex Crowley, Poetry, NY
Nathaniel Cummings-Lambert, Sculpture, CA
Bruno Miguel De Ajuda Barros, Painting, Brazil
Amanda Fatemi-Badi, Fiction, NY
Melissa Febos, Non-Fiction, NY
Dorian Fitzgerald, Printmaking, Canada
Santiago Forero, Photography, Colombia
Lauren Francescone, Ceramics, NY
Augusta Funk, Poetry, MI
Hilliary Gabryel, Sculpture, NY
Lori Glavin, Painting, CT
Nicole Gonzalez, Fibers, CA
Basia Goszczynska, Sculpture, NY
Kira Greene, Painting, NY
J.C. Hallman, Non-Fiction, NY
Justin Haynes, Fiction, VA
Tsehaye Hebert, Playwright, Screenplay, IL
Jason Hendrickson, Photography, Canada
Aby Henry, Ceramics, OR
Judith Hertog, Non-Fiction, VT
Patricia Howard, Photography, VA
Hedieh Ilchi, Painting, MD
Gregory Kaplowitz, Painting, CA



Support for our February 15th, 2018 fellows was generously provided by:

The Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW); Boston University; friends of Callaloo; the Charles E. and Edna T. Brundage Charitable Foundation; the Civil Society Institute; the Educational Foundation of America; the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation; the Fresh Sound Foundation, in partnership with Cambodian Living Arts; the #GivingTuesday 2017 Alumni Fellowship Fund; the Harpo Foundation; friends of Jon Imber; the Wolf Kahn & Emily Mason Foundation; the Roger Smith Hotel; the Hedda Sterne Foundation; the Two West Foundation; the Windgate Charitable Foundation; the University of Michigan Helen Zell Writers' Program; and numerous private supporters of the arts.

october 1st, 2017 VSC FELLOWS

Gabriel Houck, Fiction, NE
Genevieve Hudson, Nonfiction, Netherlands
Lori Kella, Photography, OH
Nicholas King, Painting, NH
Christopher Linforth, Fiction, OK
Nathan Margoni, Painting, MI
Patrick McCarthy, Playwright/Screenplay, NY
Lynne McDaniel, Painting, CA
Rangi McNeil, Poetry, NY
Sarah Minor, Nonfiction, IA
Jenny Molberg, Poetry, TX
Alina Perez, Painting, RI
Kat Ryals, Sculpture, NY
Roberto Santiago, Poetry, CA
Geraldine Schwindt, Printmaking, Argentina
Alisa Sikelianos-Carter, Painting, NY
Avia Tadmor, Poetry, NY
Soonae Tark, Painting, NY
Maureen Traverse, Fiction, OH
Spencer Wise, Fiction, FL
Zhiyaun Yang, Photography, NY
Ashley Yang-Thompson, Painting, NY
Amia Yokoyama, Sculpture/Video, NY
Pam Zhang, Fiction, CA
Xiaoqing Zhu Video Art, IL
Rachel Zucker, Poetry, NY


Keegan Adams, Printmaking, OH
Jen Aitken, Sculpture, ON
Mike Alberti, Fiction, MN
Margery Amdur, Sculpture, PA
Mario Ariza , Poetry, NY    
Renz Baluyot, Painting, Philippines
Maria Alejandra Barrios, Fiction, Colombia
Cara Bayles, Fiction, CA
Katie Bethune-Leamen, Sculpture, ON, Canada
Leslie Blanco, Fiction, CA                 
Jamel Brinkley, Fiction, WI
Kevin Brisco, Painting, LA
Michael Cardinali, Photography, MA
Dennis Carroll, Printmaking, CT
Evin Collis, Painting, MB, Canada
Annson Conaway, Sculpture, PA
Shannon Cram, Nonfiction, WA
Chekwube Danladi, Poetry, IL
Anna Fine Foer, Collage, MD
Peter Flemming, Sculpture, PQ, Canada
April Freely, Poetry, OH
Karolina Gnatowski, Sculpture
Adrian Gouet, Painting, Chile
Todd Gronsdahl, Sculpture, SK, Canada
Lynda Harwood-Swenson, Printmaking, WA
Grace Haynes, Painting, CA
K.A. Hays, Poetry, PA


Support for our October 1st, 2017 fellows was generously provided by:

The Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences; the Civil Society Institute; the Clowes Fund; the Educational Foundation of America; the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation; the Rona Jaffe Foundation; and the Ohio Arts Council; as well as numerous private individuals who provided support for the Jerry Shore Fellowship for Women Sculptors, the Susanna Colloredo Environmental Writing Fellowship, the James Carroll Fellowship, the Dohrn Zachai Fellowship, the Lukas Riveros Amani Fellowship, VSC Fellowships open to all, and the #GivingTuesday Alumni Fellowship.


Han Bo, Poetry, Shanghai, China   
Catherine Platt, Translation, NJ, US  

Yoyo Yu, Poetry, Chengdu, China  
Henry Zhang, Translator, Beijing, China 

Mary Bradley, Translation, Hong Kong     
Matthew Cheng, Poetry, Hong Kong     

Wang, Yin, Poetry, Shanghai, China     
Andrea Lingenfelter, Translation, CA

Qinyun Zhu, Poetry, Shanghai, China              
Stephen Nashef, Translation, Guangzhou, China

June 15th, 2017 VSC FELLOWS

Mary Magsamen, Photo/Sculpture/Installation, TX
Mary McMyne, Fiction, MI
Mark Mitchell, Sculpture/Performance/Video, WA
Yue Nakayama, Video, TX
Xin Ni, Video, Performance/Video, MD
Delaney Nolan, Fiction, NC
Wendy Oleson, Fiction, WA
Leah Osowski, Poetry, PA
Brenda Peynado, Fiction, OH
Fatima Policarpo, Nonfiction, CA
Jeremy Rourke, Video/Performance, CA
June Sanregret, Sculpture/Installation, NY
Lucas Schaefer, Fiction, TX
Juliet Shen, Painter, WA
Jessica Smith, Nonfiction, TX
Angela So, Fiction, TX
James Southard, Photography/Video, KY
Katherine Toukhy, Painting/Performance, NY
Lance Turner, Painting/Installation, TN
Lindsey Webb, Nonfiction, MA
Erin Woodbrey, Painting/Sculpture/Installation, MA
Jasmine Yeh, Video/Performance, NY
Hyojin Yoo, Sculpture/Video, F 32, NY
Bassem Yousri, Installation/Sculpture, Egypt


Gaspar Acebo, Sculpture/Installation, Argentina
Sobia Ahmad, Painting/Video, MD
Caylin Capra-Thomas, Poetry, FL
Laura Carlson, Sculpture/Installation, PA
Glynn Cartledge, Painting, NV
Cristobal Cea, Sculpture/Video, NY
Bonnie Chau, Fiction, NY
Cat Chiu Phillips, Sculpture, CA
Rafael Corzo, Sculpture, NY
Kimberly Elkins, Fiction, NY
Anita Enriquez, Sculpture/Performance, CA
Janet Goldner, Sculpture/Installation, NY
Donna Gordon, Fiction, MA
Alexander Hanson, Sculpture/Installation, AR
Jonathan Herrera, Printmaking/Installation, IL
Stephen Hillerbrand, Photo, Sculpture/Installation, TX
Andrew Hladky, Painting, PA
Brionne Janae, Poetry, MA
Andrew Johnson, Nonfiction, MO
Amal Khan, Sculpture/Performance, NY
Carlene Kucharczyk, Poetry, CT
Fei Li, Drawing/Installation NY
Lucy Lindsey, Video/Installation/Performance, CT



Support for our June 15th, 2017 fellows was generously provided by:

The David Bermant Foundation, the Civil Society Institute, the Marshal Frankel Foundation, the #GivingTuesday 2016 Alumni Fellowship Fund, friends of Jon Imber, the Institute for American Indian Arts (IAIA), the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Rachel Foundation, the Sustainable Arts Foundation, UMass Amherst, and numerous private individual supporters of the arts.

2017 VSC Creative Access FELLOWS

Catherine Peterson,  Sculpture, MI
Elizabeth A Sachs, Non-fiction, NY

 Mark  Braunstein, Fiction, CT
John Greiner, Painting, OH

The Creative Access Fellowship Program for artists & writers with spinal cord injury is offered in partnership with the Alliance of Artists Communities. In 2017, 12 Creative Access fellowships were awarded across the program's 4 consortium members (VSC, Playa, Ragdale, and SFAI).

February 15th, 2017 VSC FELLOWS

Elsie Kagan, Painting, NY
Megan Kalinowski, Painting, NY
Raghu Karnad, Fiction, India
Liu Shuwei, Photography and Video, China
Sonya Larson, Fiction, MA
Jeanne Lorenz, Painting and Installation, CA
Naima Lowe, Video, WA
Cole Lu, Sculpture, Video and Installation, MO
Tanea Lunsford, Fiction, CA  
Ezra Masch, Video, Performance and Installation, NY
Kristin Mills, Video, PA
Jonah Mixon-Webster, Poetry, IL
Marilyn Montufar, Photography, WA  
Susanna Morse, Painting and Drawing, CA
Matthias Neumann, Installation, NY
Soledad Pinto, Video, Audio and Installation , Chile
Cameron Quevedo, Video, TX
Lisa Rybovich Crallé, Sculpture, CA
Verity Sayles, Non-fiction, WA
Sok Song, Sculpture, NY
Kelly Sundberg, Non-fiction, OH
Vu Tran, Fiction, IL
Jeremy Underwood, Photography and Installation, MO
Ashley Williams, painting, CO
Ezra Wube, Painting, NY
Bohyun Yoon, Sculpture and Installation, NJ
Mario Alberto Zambrano, Non-fiction, TX
Andrew Zimmerman, Sculpture, NJ

Fatimah Asghar, Poetry, MI
Jasmine Bailey, Poetry, TX
Simone Bailey, Sculpture, NY
Steve Bellin-Oka, Poetry, NM
Franny Choi, Poetry, MI
Gerald Clarke, Sculpture, CA
Mia Corollo Cross, Painting, MA
Ora DeKornfeld, Video, NY
Camilo Diaz de Villalvilla, Sculpture and Drawing, Cuba
Randalf Dilla, Mixed Media, Philippines
John Estes, Fiction, OH
Lia Farnsworth, Video, UT
Anna Fine Foer, Painting, MD
Ryan Flores, Sculpture, CA
Leslie Fry, Sculpture, VT
Misty Gamble, Sculpture, CA
Katherine Gibbel, Poetry, IA
Chelsea Gilmore, Sculpture, CO
Sarah Green, Poetry, MN
Luca Grimaldi, Painting, Germany
Anne Guidry, Fiction, MN
Kate Hanson Foster, Poetry MA
Jack Henry, Sculpture, NY
Chaja Hertog, Photography and Video, Netherlands
Jonathan Holland, Poetry, MI
Ladee Hubbard, Fiction, LA
Christopher Paul Jordan, Sculpture, WA
Liz Johnson, Poetry, CA


Support for our February 15th, 2017 fellows was generously provided by:

The Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW); Boston University; Callaloo; the Civil Society Institute; the Forstmann Foundation; the #GivingTuesday 2016 Alumni Fellowship Fund; the Harpo Foundation; friends of Jon Imber; the Robert Lehman Foundation; the Marin Community Foundation; the National Endowment for the Arts; friends of Grace Paley; the Roger Smith Hotel; the University of Michigan Helen Zell Writers' Program; and numerous private individual supporters of the arts.

October 1st, 2016 VSC FELLOWS

Clowes Fund Fellowships

Bianca Giaever , Photography, WA  
Melanie Pennington, Sculpture, IN
Jessica Tam, Painting, MA         
Lauryn Welch, Painting, NH

Creative Access Fellowship

Kelin Loe, Poetry, MA

James Merrill Poetry Fellowships

Charity Coleman, Poetry, NY
Thomas Dooley, Poetry, NY
Keith Wilson, Poetry, IL

Lukas Riveros Amani Fellowship

Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhran, Poetry, MI

Marin Foundation Fellowships

Jamie Kinroy, Painting, United Kingdom,
Julie Lindell, Sculpture, NY

Mountain State Fellowship

Catherine Moore, Non-fiction, WV

Ohio Arts Council Fellowships

Elizabeth Emery, painting, OH

Jody Rambo, Poetry, OH

Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship

Mary Mann, Non-fiction, NY

Susanna Colloredo Environmental Writing Fellowship

William Powers, Non-fiction, Boliva

Vermont College of Fine Arts Fellowship

Lu Heintz, Sculpture, RI

Vermont Studio Center (VSC) Fellowships

Max Adrian, Painting, MO
Sarah Ahmad, Sculpture, TN
Hala Alyan, Poetry, NY
Amanda Anderson, Fiction, VT
Lesley Arimah, Fiction, MN
Natalie Baxter, Sculpture, NY
Alex Braden, Sculpture, DC
Pamela Daum, Fiction, OH
Liza Flum, Poetry, NY
Risa Hricovsky, Sculpture, IL
Kim Charles Kay, Installation, NY
Jesse Krimes, Painting, PA
Aida Lizalde-Rios, Sculpture, CA
Mei Wa Lo, Poetry, HI
Brett Lysene, Painting, ND
Noelle Mason, Sculpture, FL
Sophie Miles, Poetry, PA
Maria Molteni. Painting, MA
Tadeo Muleiro, Sculpture, Argentina
Zachary Orcutt, Sculpture, WV
Osel Jessica Plante, Poetry, FL
Paula Salas, Painting, Chile
Judy Shintani, Sculpture, CA
Celeste Wilson, Sculpture, NY

VSC / Wolf Kahn Fellowship

Cheyenne Julien, Painting, NY

VSC / Emily Mason Fellowship

Kira Buckel, Painting, NY

Artist’s Resource Trust Fellowships

Kelly Popoff, Painting, MA

Bloomsburg University Faculty Fellowship

Dave Kube, Photography, PA

Civil Society Institute Fellowship  

Cheryl R. Riley, Sculpture, N



Jon Imber Fellowship  

Scott Everingham, Painting, ON, Canada

VSC/Kundiman Fellowship  

Bushra Rahman, Fiction, NY

Marshall Frankel Fellowship for Chicago Artists and SAIC Alumni  

Samantha Hill, Photography and Installation, IL

Oregon Artists Fellowships

Damien Gilley, Painting, OR
Ralph Pugay, Painting, OR

Sustainable Arts Foundation Fellowships  

Donald Morgan, Sculpture, OR
Amy Parker, Fiction, IA

VSC/Cave Canem Fellowship  

Geffrey Davis, Poetry, AR

VSC/Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Creative Writing Fellowship  

Terese Mailhot, Non-fiction, NM

Henry David Thoreau Fellowship

Kristin George Bagdanov, Poetry, CA

VSC/Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowships  

Antonius Bui, Printmaking, TX
Nina Elder, Painting and Drawing, NM
Sean Hurley, Printmaking, IN
Kathryn Lien, Sculpture and Installation, PA
Billy Sims, Sculpture and Video, IL 

Windgate Craft Artists Fellowships

Timothy Gonchoroff, Sculpture / Fiber, VA
Keren Lowell, Sculpture / Fiber, AK
Maria Fernanda Nunez, Sculpture / Metal, CA
Kimberly Winkle, Sculpture / Wood, TN 

Zeta Orionis Fellowship  

Marcelyn McNeil, Painting, TX  

Vermont Studio Center (VSC) Fellowships

Theresa Anderson, Sculpture, CO
Aideen Barry, Sculpture, Ireland
Kirstin Butler, Non-fiction, MA
Tanya Chaly, Painting, NY
Corey Conell, Painting, OH Lauren Fulton, Non-fiction, CO
Shamala Gallagher, Non-fiction, GA
Bernard Grant, Fiction, OH
Cynthia Gunadi, Fiction, MA
Stephen Hanley, Painting, CT
Madelyne Harmon, Painting, CT
Jesse Harrod, Painting / Fiber, PA
Marco Hernandez, Printmaking, KS
Soren Hope, Painting, NY
Allison Malinsky Vilalta, Painting, Spain
Lucas Martinez Graullera, Printmaking, Spain
Sarah McColl, Non-fiction, NY
Jon Mozes, Fiction, NC
Brittany Rudolf, Sculpture, IN
Brenda Peynado, Fiction, OH
Jennifer Perrine, Poetry, IA
Marcos Sanchez, Painting, Chile
Sadia Shepard, Fiction, NY
Sophia Starling, Printmaking, United Kingdom
Ashley Thompson, Painting, NY
Martha Whittington, Sculpture, GA

Civil Society Institute Fellowship  

Lachelle Workman, Photography and Installation, CT

Emerging Artists Fellowships supported by the National Endowment for the Arts

Mikko Harvey, Poetry, OH
Carl E. Hazlewood, Mixed Media, NY
Julia Kwon, Painting, MA
Nathaniel Schmookler, Fiction, VA

James Merrill Poetry Fellowships  

Leslieann Hobayan, Poetry, NJ
Hieu Minh Nguyen, Poetry, MN
Casey Patrick, Poetry, MN 

Grace Paley Fiction Fellowship  

Swati Khurana, Fiction, NY


Jiang Hao, Poetry, Haikou, China
Chenxin Jiang, Translation, Shanghai, China

Jiang Tao, Poetry, Beijing, China
Josh Stenberg, Translation, Vancouver, Canada

Sun Yi, Poetry, Poetry, New York, NY
Brian Holton, Translation, Roxburghshire, UK

Xiao Kaiyu, Poetry, Shanghai, China
Christopher Lupke, Translation, Pullman, WA

Amang Hung, Poetry, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Stephen Bradbury, Translation, Taipei, Taiwan


#GivingTuesday VSC Alumni Fellowships

Anke Becker, drawing, Germany
Kate Folk, fiction, CA

Harpo Foundation Native American Fellowships  

Tom GreyEyes, painting, CA
Jeremy Dennis, photography, PA

Jon Imber Painting Fellowship

Michael Lehman, painting, NY

James Merrill Poetry Fellowships

Nicole Balin,  poetry, IA  
Laura Maher, poetry, AZ  
Nora Hickey, poetry, NM

Oregon Artist Fellowships

Jess Perlitz, sculpture, OR
Rachel Harvey, painting, OR

Zeta Orionis Fellowship

Janice Caswell, painting, NY

Hedda Sterne Fellowship

Hannah Barnes, painting, IN

The Swan Fellowship

Jennilie Brewster, nonfiction, MD

UMass Amherst Alumni Fellowship in Poetry

Gale Thompson, poetry, SC

VSC / Callaloo Writing Fellowship

Taylor Johnson, poetry, MD

Voices Rising Fellowship

Nina Yeboah, fiction, IL

Windgate Craft Artists Fellowships

Zhang Xia, sculpture, MD
Jesse Ring, sculpture, KS
Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels, sculpture, NY
Tali Weinberg, fiber, CA

Helen Zell Residency Fellowships

Sierra Brown, poetry, MI
Marlin Jenkins, poetry, MI

Vermont Studio Center (VSC) Fellowships

Diksha Basu, fiction, DC
Amelia Brunskill, fiction, IL
Carrie Dickason, painting, installation, VT
Svea Ferguson, sculpture, Calgary
Leah Guadagnoli, painting, NY
Rochelle Hurt, poetry, OH
Galen Jackson, sculpture, CA
Leekyung Kang, printmaking, Korea
Kyungjin Kim, sculpture, IL
Mo Kong, sculpture, NY
Logan Lape, sculpture , NY
Beth Livermore, nonfiction, NJ
Maxim Loskutoff, fiction, MT
Gita Mammen, poetry, Australia
Caroline Mar, poetry, CA
Helina Metaferia, sculpture, performance, CA
Dorene O'Brien, fiction, MI
Martina Potratz, playwright, NY
Antonia Kuo Robins, photography, NY
Alexander Rosenberg, sculpture, PA
Hannah Rowan, painting, installation, United Kingdom
Michael Rocco Ruglio-Misurell, sculpture, Germany
Anna Ross, poetry, MA
Sophia Starling, sculpture, United Kingdom
Levester Williams, sculpture, VA
Thomas Wixo, painting, MN
Qian Zhao, photography, China

Artists Supporting Artists Fellowships

Mairikke Dau, painting, NY
Sasha Pierce, painting, Canada
David Williams, printmaking, NY

The Association of Literary Scholars,
Critics, and Writers (ALSCW) Fellowship

Katherine Lim, fiction, United Kingdom

Boston University Fellowship  

Jacqueline Feng, painting, CA

Civil Society Institute Fellowship

Jaz Graf, printmaking, installation, NJ

Concordia University Fellowships
Charles C. Gurd Artist Residency Awards for Concordia University

Eva Mayer, sculpture, Canada

Concordia University Fine Arts Residency Award  

Trevor Gould, sculpture, Canada


Civil Society Institute Fellow

Brian Gaither, painting, PA

Clowes Fund Fellows

Laura Chasman, painting, MA
Katherine Doyle, sculpture, NH
Judy Haberl,sculpture, installation, MA
Joe Rudko, mixed media, photography, WA
Carrie Mae Smith, painting, IN

Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship

April Freely, non-fiction, OH

Marin Foundation Fellows

Ryan Miller, photography, United Kingdom
Chris Zirbes, sculpture, AL

James Merrill Poetry Fellowships

Paul Asta, poetry, IL
William Brewer, poetry, WV
Shira Erlichman, poetry, NY

Ohio Arts Council Fellows

 Michael May, drawing, OH
Sarah Nordgren, poetry, OH

Vermont College of Fine Arts Fellow

Elizabeth Magee, painting, OR 

Windgate Craft Artists Fellows

 Rachel Duvall, fiber, CA
Sophie Glenn, metal, CA
Mary Grisey, fiber, IL
Anthony Sonnenberg, ceramic/installation, TX 

Vermont Studio Center (VSC) Fellowships
Wolf Kahn Fellowship
William Blake, painting, IL

Emily Mason Fellowship
Sarah Treharne, painting, NJ

Robert Aiosa, sculpture, FL  
Michelle Brittan, poetry, CA
Kevin Curry, sculpture, CO
Eva Davidova, video, performance, NY
Emily Geminder, fiction, NY
Christine Hennessy, fiction, NC   
Gabrielle Hovendon, fiction, GA  
Amy Jenkins, video, NH
Sarah Kabot, sculpture, OH
Kirsten Kaschock, poetry, PA  2
James Kienitz Wilkins, film, NY
Diego Lama, video, Peru
Ofra Lapid, photography, Israel
Frances Lee, painting, OH
Yuki Maruyama, sculpture, drawing, CA
Hannah Oberman-Breindel, poetry, MA
Wendy Oleson, fiction, WA
Courtney Puckett, sculpture, NY
Jenny Robinson, printmaking, CA  
Chet’la Sebree, poetry, PA
Johns Steck, Jr., photography, IL
Cedric Tai, sculpture, installation, MI
Anthony Tognazzini, fiction, NY  
Kara van de Graaf, poetry, WI
Amy Woolard, poetry, VA
Alex Yudzon, photography, NY

Artist’s Resource Trust Fellow

Andrea Sulzer, sculpture, ME


James Merrill Poetry Fellowships

Rebecca Dunham, poetry, WI
Heidi Reszies, poetry, VA
Lindsay Tigue, poetry, GA

Mountain State Fellowship

Eric Cipriani, fiction, WV

NEA Social Practice School Arts Residency Fellowships

Charlie Michaels, sculpture, MI            
Sok Song, sculpture, NY

Grace Paley Fiction Fellowship

Sonya Larson, fiction, MA

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowships

Tom Chet Hausken, painting, WA
Danielle Mysliwiec, painting, MD
Allison Tierney, painting, SC
Nichole van Beek, painting, NY
William Vannerson, sculpture, MO

Sustainable Arts Foundation Fellowships

Christian Schmit, sculpture, KY
Jay Thompson, poetry, WA

Henry David Thoreau Fellowship

Brian Teare, poetry, PA

VSC/Cave Canem Fellowship

Christian Campbell, non-fiction, ON, Canada

VSC/Kundiman Fellowship

Meng Jin, fiction, NY

Windgate Craft Artists Fellowships

Dennis Ritter, sculpture (clay), NY
William Ransom, sculpture (wood), CA
Christine Mauersberger, sculpture (fiber), OH
Hilary Wang, sculpture (clay/glass), RI

Zeta Orionis Fellowship

Carolyn Case, painting, MD

Vermont Studio Center (VSC) Fellowships

Val Britton, painting/installation, CA,
Essie Chambers, fiction, NY
Henry Glavin, painting, CT
Kathie Halfin, sculpture, Gush Dan, Israel
Daniel Horowitz, painting, NY
Enkay Iguh, fiction, NY
Bahareh Karamifar, sculpture, FL
Hannah H. Kim, fiction, CA
Kendra Langford Shaw, fiction, MT
Céline Lastennet, sculpture, Saint-Pierre-Roche, France
Nicole Maloof, painting, NY
Sally Wen Mao, poetry, NY
Gabriel Pionkowski, painting, WI
Bryan Reedy, sculpture, NY
Eleanor Richards, sculpture, NC
Samnang Riebe, painting, MA
Mia Rosenthal, painting, PA
Robin Schaer, poetry, NY
Ben Schwab, painting, NY
Victoria Shaheen, sculpture, DC
Soo Shin, sculpture, IL
Julia Talcott, MP, MA
Emily Tuszynska, poetry, VA
Advait Ubhayakar, fiction, NJ
Kristine Uyeda, poetry, MI
Janet Werner, painting, QC, Canada
Jayoung Yoon, painting, NY

David Bermant Foundation Fellowship

Jeffrey Snyder, sculpture, NJ

Civil Society Institute Fellowship

Genesis Baez, painting, MA

Susanna Colloredo Environmental Writing Fellowship

Cedar Brant, poetry, MT

Creative Access Writing Fellowship            

Ruchika Tomar, fiction, NY
Harriotte Hurie, non-fiction, MA

Marshall Frankel Fellowship for Chicago Artists and SAIC Alumni

Alex Chitty, sculpture, IL


Song Lin, poetry, Dali, China
Yu-Han Chao, translation, Merced, CA  

Ji Mu Lang Ge, poetry, Chengdu, China
He Xiao Zhu, poetry, Chengdu, China
David Dayton, translation, Sacramento, CA

Cao Shuying, poetry, Hong Kong
Andrea Lingenfelter, translation, Kensington, CA 

Ye Mimi, poetry, Taipei, Taiwan
Steve Bradbury, translation, Ft. White, FL 

Yang Xiaobin, poetry, Taipei, Taiwan
Canaan Morse, translation, Beijing, China

Tang Siu Wa, poetry, Hong Kong
Jennifer Feeley, translation, South Lyon, MI 


#GivingTuesday Alumni Fellowship

Lania Knight, fiction, IL
Jessica Maffia, drawing, NY            

Harpo Foundation Native American Fellowships

Rachel Mulvihill, painting, AK
James Angello, sculpture, CA

Hemera Foundation Tending Space Fellowships

Jesse Bercowetz, sculpture, NY
Sebastian Collett, photography, NC
Jinzhe Cui, video/drawing, AB, Canada
Sherre deLys, sound art/installation,  Australia
Jonathan Harris, digital, NY
Noa Jones, fiction, NY
Nancy Kates, film, CA
Ha-Yang Kim, music composition, WA
Allison Svoboda, painting, IL
Itoro Udofia, writing, performance, CA 

James Merrill Poetry Fellowships

Adam Fell, poetry, WI
Russell Dillon, poetry, NY
Emily Vizzo, poetry, CA

The Swan Fellowship

Monica Raymond, poetry, MA

UMass Amherst Alumni Fellowship in Poetry

Leora Fridman, poetry, MA

Voices Rising Fellowship

Gwendolyn Mintz, fiction, NM

Helen Zell Residency Fellowships

Hannah Webster, poetry, MI
Warner Wood, poetry, MI

Zeta Orionis Fellowship

Laura Moriarty, painting, NY

Zoland Poetry Fellowships

Jennifer Murray, fiction, CT  
Tafisha Edwards, poetry, DC  
Nick Harp, poetry, MI

Vermont Studio Center (VSC) Fellowships

DeMisty Bellinger-Delfel, poetry, MA
Emilie Bernard, drawing, QC, Canada         
Allison Davis, poetry, CA
Francis Davis, fiction, MT, 
Douglas Degges, painting, IA
Nikita Deshpande, fiction, Mumbai, India
Don Edler, sculpture, CA
Aaron Francis, fiction, CA
Dan Gunn, sculpture, IL
Megan Harrison, painting, TX
Jenalee Harmon, sculpture, CA
Andrew Hladky, painting, London, Great Britain
Lillian Hoover, painting, MD
Julie Iromuanya, fiction, IL
Sara Jiminez, sculpture, NY
Lauren Kalman, sculpture, MI
Woomin Kim, sculpture, IL
Andrew Mister, drawing, mixed-media, NY
Melanie Pankau, painting, IL,
Brittany Powell, photography, CA    
Su Smallen, poetry, MN  
Anna Vodicka, non-fiction, WA
Thomas Wharton, painting, GA
Cosmo Whyte, drawing, mixed-media, MI
Tyler Wilkinson, painting, IN

The Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW) Fellowship

Clare Wu, fiction, MD

Artists Supporting Artists

Reiko Hamano, sculpture, NY  
Michael Koliner, sculpture, PA

Boston University Fellowship

Roeya Amigh, mixed-media, NY

Civil Society Institute Fellowship

Mindy Magyar, sculpture, DC

Concordia University Fellowships
Charles C. Gurd Artist Residency Awards for Concordia University
Jeanette Johns, printmaking, QC, Canada  

Concordia University Fine Arts Residency Award 
Adrian Norvid, painting, QC, Canada