One of the YVR Art Foundation Emerging Artist Scholarships is named in honour of Frank O’Neill. Funded by Vancouver International Airport, this scholarship recognizes Frank’s cultural vision, determination and contributions to the development and public display of BC First Nations art. Frank was General Manager of Vancouver International Airport (YVR) from 1987 to 1992, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Vancouver International Airport from 1992 to 1994 and President and CEO of YVR Airport Services Ltd. from 1994 until his retirement in 2006. Frank is a Founding Director of the YVR Art Foundation and was President from 1998 to 2005.
Note: a separate application is not required for this award. All applicants for the YVR Art Foundation Emerging Artist Scholarship will be considered for this award.