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By Eva Bouchard

Posted on September 08, 2017 | Updated August 06, 2019, 9:06AM

New LIMITLESS Bursary will provide funding support to an Emily Carr University student and emerging artist.

Each year the Federation of Canadian Artists presents LIMITLESS, an online exhibition and competition for its members. LIMITLESS offers artists the opportunity to compete for prizes and to exhibit and sell their work online. Fees from the online exhibition and competition also fund an annual $1,000 bursary for a visual arts student enrolled in a post-secondary institution.

This year, the Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) has provided funding to help an Emily Carr University student and aspiring artist to meet his or her financial challenges with the LIMITLESS Bursary, which will be awarded in March 2018. We are grateful to the FCA and its members for their commitment to providing support and opportunities for emerging and developing artists.

“At the very core of the Federation is our goal to help emerging and established artists. As a non-profit charity, we pride ourselves in our phenomenal services for artists, and this exciting LIMITLESS bursary provides direct financial support to an emerging artist studying Fine Art in a post-secondary institution. Meaningful financial aid can supply this young demographic with confidence and encouragement on their path to professionalism.”

Tarin Mead, FCA Gallery + Volunteer Coordinator

About the FCA:
The Federation of Canadian Artists was founded in 1949 by professional Canadian working artists including Group of Seven luminaries Lawren Harris, Arthur Lismer, A.Y. Jackson and Emily Carr. Their mission is to advance the knowledge and appreciation of art and culture to all Canadians, offering education, exhibition and communication in the Visual Arts, and to support and promote emerging and professional member artists. Visit their website to learn more.