“February 2015”, enamel and acrylic on vinyl. By Leigh Anne Chambers.

Leigh Anne earned the award for painting and was one of 12 recipients of the $8,000 prize. In total, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts awarded 27 fellowships with various prize amounts.

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists as well as art and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and, as such, has awarded nearly $5.5 million in Fellowships to Virginians.

Congratulations Leigh Anne! For more information, click here.