from BC and Yukon Indigenous Youth

Application Deadline
Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 4pm.

YVR Art Foundation offers Aspiring Artist Awards to British Columbia and Yukon Indigenous youth between the ages of 15 and 20 who reside in BC or the Yukon. Aspiring Artist Awards are $500 each and are awarded on an annual basis to youth to support their self-directed work in the visual arts.
Who May Apply

To be eligible for a YVR Art Foundation Aspiring Artist Award, applicants must:

  • Be of BC or Yukon First Nations ancestry
  • Reside in BC or the Yukon
  • Be between the ages of 15 and 20 in 2020 (born between 2000 and 2005)
  • Create visual art that reflects BC or Yukon First Nations art and culture
  • Provide up to five images of your artwork with your application

To apply for an Aspiring Artist Award or to learn more about YVR Art Foundation

Please forward this email to those who are eligible and interested in applying. Questions may be directed by email to or by phone to 604.276.6261.