Thank you to everyone who submitted an application for the Masterpiece Study Program! The application phase is now closed for 2015. Please check back in the summer of 2016 for information about the next Call for Applications.
Our deadline is fast approaching for the 2015 Masterpiece Study Program. Open to First Nations artists from BC and the Yukon, grants of up to $2500 will be given to artists for travel/study projects at the Museum of Anthropology, the Museum of Vancouver, the Royal BC Museum in Victoria and the Burke Museum in Seattle.
Applications must be received by 4pm on Friday...More
We are pleased to announce our upcoming Drum Auction & Fundraiser.
The auction will feature 15 one-of-a-kind elk hide drums that have been designed, painted and donated by prominent BC First Nations artists. The drums will be sold to raise funds for the Foundation's First Nations programs.
The drums in the auction will be available for online bidding through...More
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...More
We are very saddened by the news that Lacy Morin-Desjarlais, a recipient of the Foundation's Frank O'Neill Visionary Award in 2010, died in a car accident last week along with Michael Green, Michele Sereda and Narcisse Blood. A memorial was held at the York Theatre in Vancouver on Sunday February 22.
We send our deepest condolences to all of their friends and families...More