YVR Art Foundation Announces 2020 Scholarship Recipients

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 community project.

2020 Emerging Artist Scholarship recipients
Cyril Bennett-Nabess, Tsimshian from Terrace
Marlo Wylie Brillon, Haida/Cree from Courtenay
Shoshannah Greene, Haida from Queen Charlotte
Jade Hanuse, Nuxalk from Bella Coola
Jordana Luggi, Wet’suwet’en/Dakelh from Vancouver
Sage Nowak, Tahltan, Vuntut/Gwitchin from Whitehorse
Naomi Watkins, T’Kemlups from Vancouver

2020 Mid-Career Artist Scholarship recipients
Christopher Auchter, Haida from Burnaby
Jared Kane, Southern Tutchone/Tlingit from Whitehorse
Cody Lecoy, Syilx/Lekwungen from BC

Watch our webpage and social media for the launch of our YVRAF Scholarship Gallery site!

To download a copy of our press release, click here.