The VCCA office is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
General Contact Information:
154 San Angelo Drive
Amherst, Virginia 24521
Contact the Office Staff
Joy Petersen Heyrman, Executive Director
Sheila Pleasants, Director of Artists' Services
Carol O'Brien, Director of Annual and Planned Giving
Sarah Sargent, Director of Communications and Grants Management
Dana Jones, Admissions and Database Coordinator
Nancy McAndrew, International Programs Coordinator
Kimberley Stiffler, Development and Grants Assistant
Beatrice Booker, Office Manager
Bonnie Wine, Accountant
Contact a Fellow in Residence
To reach a Fellow in residence, please call 434-946-0219. The best time to call is between 6 and 7 p.m.
Emergency Contact Information
In case of an emergency during the week, you may leave a message for a Fellow by speaking to a staff member in the office.
Emergency Numbers (non-business hours)
Resident Artists Barbara Bernstein and David Garratt
If no answer, call 434-851-7318
Please do NOT use the phone numbers below for VCCA business or for non-emergencies that can wait until the office opens the next business day. Thank you for your courtesy.
Sheila Pleasants: 434-946-7547