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  • Call for Applications - 2017 Youth and Mid-Career Scholarships

    November 15, 2016

    The YVR ART FOUNDATION is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from BC and Yukon First Nations artists interested in applying for Youth or Mid-Career Artist Scholarships of $5,000 each.

    Youth Scholarship (ages 16 - 26): The purpose of the Youth scholarship is to...More

  • Masterpiece Study Program - Applications Closed

    October 2, 2016

    Thank you to everyone who submitted an application for the Masterpiece Study Program! The application phase is now closed for 2016. Please check back in the summer of 2017 for information about the next Call for Applications.More

  • 3 Days Left to Apply for Masterpiece Study Program Grants of up to $2500

    September 27, 2016

    Our deadline is fast approaching for the 2016 Masterpiece Study Program. Open to First Nations artists from BC and the Yukon, grants of up to $2500 will be given to artists for travel/study projects at the Museum of Anthropology, the Museum of Vancouver, the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, the Burke Museum in Seattle and the Field Museum in Chicago.

    Applications must be...More

  • One Week Left to Apply for Masterpiece Study Program Grants - Up to $2500

    September 21, 2016

    One week left to apply for our Masterpiece Study Program Grants of up to $2500 for study/research of First Nations art and artifacts at museums in BC, Seattle and Chicago:

    The Bill Holm Center for the Study of Northwest Native Art at the Burke Museum, the Museum of Vancouver, the Royal BC Museum, The Field Museum and the UBC Museum of Anthropology.

    We have just...More

  • 2015 Scholarship Recipients' Art Installed at YVR

    August 17, 2016

    The 2015 Youth and Mid-Career Scholarship Recipients' art can now be found in the display cases at YVR. This is a great opportunity for the artists to have their pieces seen by travellers from all over the world as each piece will be housed in a couple of locations throughout the year. Watch for them the next time you head through the airport at the following gates:

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  • Call for Applications // 2016 Masterpiece Study Program

    July 28, 2016

    Check out our Masterpiece Study Program Grants of up to $2500 for study/research of First Nations art and artifacts at museums in BC, Seattle and Chicago:

    The Bill Holm Center for the Study of Northwest Native Art at the Burke Museum, the Museum of Vancouver, the Royal BC Museum, The Field Museum and the UBC Museum of Anthropology.

    We have just announced our...More

  • 2016 Scholarship Awards Event

    June 15, 2016

    The 2016 Scholarship Awards Event was a huge success. Congratulations to the 2016 Scholarship Recipients, as well as the 2015 Scholarship Recipients who showcased the art they produced over the past year. Click here for pictures of the event. More

  • YVR Art Foundation Announces 2016 Scholarship Winners. Nine B.C. & Yukon First Nations artists recognized for creative excellence

    May 4, 2016

    YVR Art Foundation (YVRAF) today announced the nine B.C. & Yukon First Nations artists who will each be awarded $5,000 for their creative excellence and commitment to further develop their art practice. The winners will be recognized at the annual YVRAF Awards Reception held at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The reception will also include the unveiling of the...More

  • Thank you Applicants! The 2016 Scholarship Application Process is Now Closed

    February 26, 2016

    Thanks to all the applicants for the 2016 YVR Art Foundation scholarships. Your applications look fantastic! We will be announcing the winners in May 2016 so stay tuned!More

  • $5,000 Scholarship Award Applications - deadline January 29th!

    January 12, 2016

    The deadline for applying for Youth and Mid-Career $5,000 Scholarships for BC and Yukon First Nations artists is fast approaching - January 29th, 2016. Click HERE for the Call for Applications document. Scholarship applications may be

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