News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Sue Johnson, professor of art, has been awarded two residency fellowships in 2019: The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation Residency Fellowship in New York and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency Fellowship in Amherst, Virginia.

The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts awarded 18 artists from around the world for its 2019 residency program from more than 320 applications. The program begins inMarch and runs throughOctober. Residents live and workin a completely renovated 19th-century barn for four weeks and have access to an unlimited supplyof acrylics, oils, watercolors and custom materials.

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency Fellowship is one of the leadingartists communities in the world with locations in Amherst, Virginia, and Auvillar, France. The VCCA hosts over 400 fellow-artists at Mt. San Angelo in central Virginia and 40 fellow-artists at the Moulin à Nef in France. The artists who come to VCCA are selected by a peer review jury on the basis of the important or innovative work they are doing in their respective fields.

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