YVR Art Foundation Announces 2021 Art Scholarship Recipients

May 19, 2021

YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 Art Scholarship recipients!

This year, we awarded eight Emerging Artist Scholarships to artists age 17-29 to work with an artist mentor or attend a school of art, and two Mid-Career Artist Scholarship to artists age 30+ to work with a master artist, attend a school of art or work on a community project.

2021 Emerging Artist Scholarship recipients

Angelo Kalum Cavagnaro, Nisga’a from Terrace
Rebecca Baker-Grenier, Kwakiutl and Skwxwu7mesh from White Rock
Reggie Harrold, Slavey and Shuswap from Fort Nelson
Harrison Martin, Nisga’a and Tsimshian from Sidney
Sydney Pickering, Lil’wat Nation from Vancouver
Shaina Richelle Stephens, Nisga’a from Nanaimo
Naomi Watkins, Tk’emlύps te Secwépemc from Vancouver
Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun, Snuneymuxw from Nanaimo

2021 Mid-Career Artist Scholarship recipients

Shawn Aster, Ts’msyen from Terrace
Tina Robinson, Ts’msyen from Prince Rupert

Keep an eye out for updates to the YVRAF online Gallery to learn more about the 2021 Scholarship Award recipients!