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  • Bill McLennan

    July 8, 2020

    It is with profound sadness that YVR Art Foundation announces the passing of one of our Board members, Bill McLennan.

    Bill was on the YVR Art Foundation Board from 2010-2019 and continued to serve on Foundation committees after his Board term concluded. Before Bill joined the Foundation Board he was instrumental in setting up the permanent collection of art at the...More

  • Announcing the YVR Art Foundation online Gallery

    June 25, 2020

    YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the YVR Art Foundation online Gallery!

    We were unable to gather for the annual YVR Art Foundation Scholarship Awards Event this year and celebrate the 2020 Emerging and Mid-Career Artist Scholarship recipients and showcase the artworks created by the 2019 Emerging and Mid-Career Artist Scholarship recipients. In...More

  • YVR Art Foundation Announces 2020 Scholarship Recipients

    June 4, 2020

    YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce the 2020 Art Scholarship recipients!

    This year, we awarded seven Emerging Artist Scholarships to artists age 17-29 to work with an artist mentor or attend a recognized school of art, and three Mid-Career Artist Scholarships to artists age 30+ to work with a master artist, attend a recognized school of art or work on a...More

  • YVR Art Foundation and COVID-19 Update

    March 26, 2020

    Due to COVID-19 please note the following adjustments to the Foundation’s activities:

    May 29th 2020 Scholarship Awards Event – this event has been postponed.

    June 18th 2020 “An Evening With Dempsey Bob” fundraising event – this event has been postponed.

    Aspiring Artist Awards Program – there are no...More

  • YVRAF Email Technical Issues

    March 24, 2020

    Email Alert

    YVR Art Foundation is currently experiencing technical difficulties with our service provider and we have been unable to access our email from March 22 to current. If you have emailed us we will have not received it. Wehope this issue will be resolved shortly.

    Please feel free to contact us by telephone at 604.276.6261.More

  • Call for Applications - 2020 Aspiring Artist Awards!

    February 27, 2020

    YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce a Call for Applications to the 2020 Aspiring Artist Awards!

    YVR Art Foundation offers Aspiring Artist Awards to British Columbia and Yukon First Nations youth between the ages of 15 and 20 and who reside in BC or the Yukon.  Aspiring Artist Awards are $500 each and are awarded on an annual basis to youth to support their self-...More

  • Deadline Extended to February 10, 2020! YVRAF Scholarship Programs!

    January 31, 2020

    The Call for Applications to BC and Yukon Indigenous artists for the 2020 Emerging Artist Scholarship Program and the Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program has been extended!

    New Application Deadline: Monday, February 10, 2020, at 4pm.

    Please review the Application Guidelines Document for each Program to confirm your eligibility.

    ...More

  • Reminder! Call for Applications - 2020 Emerging and Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program

    January 19, 2020

    The  Call for Applications to BC and Yukon Indigenous artists for the 2020 Emerging Artist Scholarship Program and the Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program is still open!

    Application Deadline: Thursday, January 30, 2020, at 4pm.

    Please review the Application Guidelines Document for each Program to confirm your eligibility.

    ...More

  • Holiday Closure

    December 19, 2019

    YVR Art Foundation will be closed from December 21 to January 5, 2020 with regular hours resuming January 6, 2020.


    Wishing everyone a Happy Holiday season and looking forward to the New Year!More

  • Thank you from YVR Art Foundation

    December 17, 2019

    YVR Art Foundation would like to thank the Vancouver International Airport and all our donors, sponsors and partners for their financial and in-kind contributions this past year.


    With your support, YVR Art Foundation was able to award seven Emerging Artist Scholarships, three Mid-Career Artist Scholarships, six Aspiring Artist Awards, and nine Masterpiece Study...More

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