VACI welcomes partnerships with institutions who are aligned with our mission to further the lives of artists. We are currently collaborating with the institutions listed below by exchanging information, sharing resources and cross-marketing our programs. Our similar missions allow us to build opportunities for students and emerging artists all across the country. We are currently inviting more partners into our exciting VACI Experience. If you would like to join us, please contact Artistic Director Sharon Louden: art@chq.org


Partner Schools

 

Austin Peay State University logo

 

Cornish logo  
 

SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology logo
 

Schneider Museum of Art at Southern Oregon University logo

 

Pratt Institute logo

 

University of Cincinnati logo 


University of Texas Rio Grande Valley logo

School of Visual Arts New York City logo

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts logo


University of Arkansas School of Art logo 

 

Marshall University

 

Georgia Southern Art Dept Logo

 

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Moravian College logo
 

TempleTyler

 

UniversityofCentralArkansas
 
 

UConn SchoolofFineArts

 HSArtandDesign logo


FIU Ratcliffe logo

Partner Programs

While all of our partner schools encourage their students to plan for a summer session VACI experience as part of their professional development plan, many of our partner schools also have established special programs as an additional aspect of their relationship with Chautauqua School of Art.

Austin Peay State University: Two APSU students are fully financially supported to participate in the Chautauqua School of Art seven-week program annually.  See the news release about our exciting partnership.

Cornish College of the Arts offers matching scholarships for one or two of their students to attend Chautauqua School of Art annually.

Georgia Southern University will match one or more scholarships should their students be accepted into the Chautauqua School of Art Residency program.

Thanks to generous funding from a donor, if an alumnus from the High School of Art and Design is accepted into the Chautauqua School of Art, they will receive a full scholarship to attend.

Marshall University will offer a matching scholarship to one of their students to attend the Chautauqua School of Art Residency annually.

Pratt Institute: The inaugural Pratt/VACI Fellowship in Pedagogy enables a graduate student to teach a course through the training of Hasan Elahi, VACI Core Faculty in Chautauqua’s School of Art Residency Program. For more information, see the PDF at this link.

Tyler School of Art at Temple University will provide a full scholarship to a student should they be accepted into the residency program.

The University of Central Arkansas will offer matching scholarships to one or two of their students.

The University of Cincinnati offers two internships to two ceramic students for the summer to teach Special Studies courses and train as young educators at VACI.

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will offer a full scholarship to a student from UTRGV to attend.

University of Arkansas will offer a matching scholarship to one of their students to attend the Chautauqua School of Art Residency annually.