YVR Art Foundation (YVRAF) today announced the nine B.C. 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 2014 scholarship recipients’ art works which will be exhibited at YVR for one year.
Congratulations to the 2015 YVR Art Foundation Scholarship Recipients!
The winners of the 2015 YVR Art Foundation Youth Artist scholarships are:
• Jay Bellis, Haida/Kootenae
• Shoshannah Greene, Haida
• Harrison Hemeon, Squamish
• Kelsey Jules, Shuswap
• Danika Naccarella, Gwa’sala-nakwaxda’xw/Nuxalk
• Edwin Neel, Kwakwaka’wakw
• Cole Speck, Kwakwaka’wakw
The 2015 Mid-Career Artist Scholarship recipients are:
• Dean Heron, Kaska/Tlingit
• Danielle Morsette, Sto:lo/Squamish
For more information see the full press release HERE