Don S. Williams Grant Program
PROJECT GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL ARTISTS
Application Deadline: Sunday September 16, 2018
Are you a North Shore artist in need of funding assistance to realize a creative project, pursue new training or develop new marketing materials? If so, the Fund for the Arts on the North Shore (FANS) is here to help. Over the years, the FANS Don S. Williams Grant Program has provided local artists with cash grants, to assist in the pursuit of their creative goals. Grants are available to both emerging and established North or West Vancouver artists, who are currently active in their particular discipline.
Apply today! Successful applicants will be awarded their cash grants at the annual FANS Tribute to the Arts event in early November.
FANS Distinguished Artist Award
NOMINATIONS FOR YOUR FAVORITE ARTIST ARE CLOSED
The FANS Society will be posting the nominated winners of the 2018 FANS Distinguished Artist Award soon. Stay tuned.
This award is presented annually and acknowledges substantial creative achievements in all artistic disciplines from classical to contemporary: theatre, dance, music, visual, literary, film, digital media, craft and interdisciplinary.
AT HOME WITH LYNN JOHNSTON . . . AND FRIENDS
Another fabulously successful FANS event was held on April 20th. The evening featured Lynn Johnston who was one of our FANS Distinguished Artist winners in 2017. The amazing and funny animated comic strip creator of FOR BETTER OR WORSE comic strip discussed her creative process. The talk was followed by cake tasting and a music performance by Paul Lucas and Friends.
Cake tasting and auction by North Shores finest bakeries.
Seven sweet creations from Thomas Haas, Two Daughters Bakeshop, Butter Lane, Temper, Cafe Crema and Flour Bakery. Thank you all. You help to make the North Shore a creatively rich place!
Many thanks to Bob and Andrea for hosting our event in their lovely heritage home.
Individual artists may apply to the Don S. Williams Award for financial support. The award is intended to encourage and assist North Shore artists, who have demonstrated a maturity of talent in the advancement of their artistic careers.
The FANS Distinguished Artist Award is intended to publically recognize and honour North and West Vancouver artists who have created a substantial, nationally recognized body of work in performing, visual, literary or media arts.