Aspiring Artist Awards FAQ

ASPIRING ARTIST AWARDS

Q What ages are eligible to apply for the Aspiring Artist Awards?

A Applicants to the Aspiring Artist Award Program must be between the ages of 15 and 20.

Q Can I apply for an Aspiring Artist Award if I have received an Emerging Artist Scholarship?

A No. You can only be awarded an Aspiring Artist Award if this is the first grant, scholarship or award you would receive from YVR Art Foundation.

Q How many times can I receive the Aspiring Artist Award?

A The Aspiring Artist Award can only be received once.

Q When can I apply for the Aspiring Artist Awards?

A The Aspiring Artist Award Application opens annually in February, with a deadline in late April (varies annually).

Q What should I include in my portfolio?

A It is important that your portfolio shows your best work and that it reflects BC or Yukon First Nations culture. The work in your portfolio can be self-initiated or done in an art class.

Note: Please visit the General section of our program FAQs for more information on the YVR Art Foundation submission process.