YVR Art Foundation (YVRAF) has announced the ten 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 Event held at the Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The event will also include the unveiling of the 2017 scholarship recipients’ art works which will be exhibited at YVR for one year.
Congratulations to the 2018 YVR Art Foundation Scholarship Recipients!
The winners of the 2018 YVR Art Foundation Youth Art Scholarships are:
• Emma Frank, K'omoks, Namgis, Eh-ChoDene
• Sage Nowak, Tahltan, Vuntut Gwitchin
• Sesyaz Saunders, Nuxalk
• Yvonne Starr, Gitxsan
• Cora-Leigh Stelmaschuk, Tsimshian
• Veronica Rose Waechter, Gitxsan
• Skil Jaadee White, Haida
The 2018 Mid-Career Artist Scholarship recipients are:
• Roxanne Charles, Semiahmoo First Nation
• Meghann O'Brien, Haida, Kwakwaka'wakw
• Marika Swan, Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation
For more information see the full press release HERE