YVR scholarships for First Nation artists

Visual artists in the Tri-Cities with a First Nations background can apply for scholarships through the YVR Art Foundation.

Visual artists in the Tri-Cities with a First Nations background can apply for scholarships through the YVR Art Foundation.

Emerging artist scholarships, worth $5,000, are available for B.C. and Yukon residents ages 17 to 29 to study with a mentor or at a recognized art school; their work will be exhibited for a year at the Vancouver International Airport.

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As well, the foundation as a scholarship program for mid-career Indigenous artists — older than 30 — to work with a master artist or on a special project, or attend a recognized school of art.

The deadline to apply for either program is Jan. 30.

For details, call 604-276-6261 or visit yvraf.com/programs.


 

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