Vernon Community Arts Centre

Youth Artist in Residence

The 2019 Youth Artist in Residence (YAR) program is open to all aspiring artists ages 16-18 living within School District 22. The Arts Council of the North Okanagan (ACNO) awards one or two students a residency annually. The selected artist(s) are provided a dedicated studio space at the Vernon Community Arts Centre, have access to administrative and artistic support, access to facilities and equipment during open hours, an honorarium to purchase materials and supplies, and a solo* art exhibition/show. The residency for 2019 runs Monday, July 15th – Friday, August 23rd 2019. 

*If two artists are selected for the program, the studio space and exhibition/show will be shared

The application deadline for the 2019 residency is FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2019.

Click here to  download the 2019 application.

Click here for the full program description.

Any questions? Give us a call at 250-542-6243, email us at, or message us on Facebook

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday
9:00am to 9:00pm
9:00am to 5:00pm
9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Vernon Community Arts Centre
  • 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon, BC V1T 5G5
  • (250) 542-6243
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