Aspiring Artist Award

Award amount

$500

Award number

up to 5 per year

Application deadline

May 31, 2017 4:00pm

The application process is now CLOSED for the 2017 Aspiring Artist Awards. Please check back in early 2018 to apply for the 2018 Aspiring Artist Awards.

NEW Aspiring Artist Awards for BC and Yukon First Nations youth between the ages of 13 and 19.

To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

  • Be of BC or Yukon First Nations ancestry*
  • Reside in BC or the Yukon
  • Be between the ages of 13 and 19 (year of birth between 1998 and 2004)
  • Currently create visual art work that reflects BC or Yukon First Nations' art or culture

* If you are unsure if your First Nations ancestry qualifies as BC or Yukon please contact cynthia@yvraf.com

Please note: an Aspiring Artist Award can be awarded to an individual only once. Past YVRAF award recipients are not eligible for the Aspiring Artist Award.


Amount

Each award is for $500. Award recipients will be required to submit a short report outlining the use of funds within six months of receiving the award.

How to Apply

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Fill out your application online. ONLINE APPLICATION

    Applications submitted online through the YVR Art Foundation website must be  received no later than 4:00pm on Wednesday May 31st, 2017.
     
  2. Download the Guidelines & Application PDF, complete it and deliver it to the YVR Art Foundation. See instructions below. 

    Applications submitted via Canada Post must be postmarked no later than midnight, Wednesday May 31st, 2017.

Please mail completed applications to:

YVR Art Foundation
c/o Janice Murray, Executive Office
Vancouver Airport Authority
P.O. Box 23750, Airport Postal Outlet, Richmond, BC  V7B 1Y7

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Applications submitted by hand delivery or by courier must be received at the YVR Corporate offices no later than 4:00pm on Wednesday May 31st, 2017.

Please deliver completed applications to:

YVR Art Foundation
c/o Janice Murray, Executive Office
Vancouver Airport Authority
3211 Grant McConachie Way, Link Building, Level 5
Richmond, BC  V7B 1Y7

Application Submission Information:

  • Please submit all hard copy application information and materials in one envelope.
  • Please do not staple or bind pages together.


If you have any questions about the application process, please contact YVR Art Foundation, by phone at 604.276.6261 or email info@yvraf.com.
 

Deadline

Applications must be received by Wednesday May 31st, 2017. All applicants will receive notification of the 2017 Aspiring Artist Award results by August, 2017