Announcing 2019 Masterpiece Study Program Travel Grant recipients

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 YVR Art Foundation Masterpiece Study Program Travel Grants.

The Masterpiece Study Program provides grants of up to $4,000 and is a unique opportunity for BC and Yukon Indigenous artists to travel to our museum partners and research/study collections of Indigenous art and artifacts. 

This year, YVR Art Foundation welcomed the Ethnologisches Museum in Berlin, Germany and the McCord Museum in Montreal, Quebec as new museum partners and awarded a total of nine Masterpiece Study Program Travel Grants.

Congratulations to the following Masterpiece Study Program Travel Grant recipients:

Cyril Bennet-Nabess (Tsimshian) will visit the Canadian Museum of History and the McCord Museum.
Carmen Dennis (Tahltan) will visit the Museum of Anthropology and the Royal BC Museum.
Gordon Dick (Tseshaht, Nuu-chah-nulth) will visit the Museum of Anthropology and the Royal BC Museum.
Amanda Hugon (Sto:lo, Cheam, Kwikwetlum) will visit the Bill Holm Center for the Study of Northwest Native Art at the Burke Museum.
Megan Jensen (Inland Tlingit, Carcross/Tagish First Nation) will visit the American Museum of Natural History.
Veronica Rose Waechter (Gitxsan) will visit the Field Museum.
Christian White (Haida) will visit the Ethnologisches Museum Berlin.
Marc Williams (Squamish, Wet’suwet’en) will visit the Museum of Anthropology and the Museum of Vancouver.
Agnes Wisden (Kwakwaka’wakw, Namgis) will visit the Museum of Anthropology and the Museum of Vancouver.

For more information on our Masterpiece Study Program Travel Grants click here.