Headlands Center for the Arts

VBC Artist Award

The VBC Artist Award is a fully sponsored artist residency and a cash prize for a Bay Area artist working in any discipline with a clear dedication to their practice.

The award includes a cash prize of $10,000 and a residency of four to eight weeks, with dedicated use of a private studio, chef-prepared meals, and comfortable housing. The VBC Artist Awardee will become part of the dynamic community of artists participating in Headlands’ programs, sharing in peer-to-peer creative exchange while developing their individual artistic practices.

The application period for the 2021 program is April 1 through June 26, 2020. Residency period is March–November 2021.

All applicants to Headlands Artist in Residence Programs meeting the VBC Artist Award eligibility requirements will be considered for the award.


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