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  • 2021 Call for Applications – Emerging and Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program

    November 18, 2020

    YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce a Call for Applications to BC and Yukon Indigenous artists for the 2021 Emerging Artist Scholarship Program and the Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program.

    Application Deadline: Thursday, January 28, 2021, at 4pm.

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

  • Ben Davidson

    September 18, 2020

    YVR Art Foundation extends our deepest condolences to the family members of Haida artist Ben Davidson, also known by his Haida name Tlajang nang kingaas (the one who is known far away), who unexpectedly passed away on August 15, 2020 at the age of 44. Ben was a gifted artist whose artwork has been exhibited around the world and is held in numerous private collections....More

  • New exhibition at MOV features YVRAF Scholarship recipients

    September 16, 2020

    YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce c̓əc̓əwitəl̕ | helping each other | ch’áwatway, an exhibition in partnership with the Museum of Vancouver and featuring artworks created by the 2019 YVR Art Foundation Scholarship recipients.

    c̓əc̓əwitəl̕ | helping each other | ch’áwatway opens on Wednesday, September 16,...More

  • 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

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