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Students get a hand up from arts society

The Victoria Visual Arts Society hands out awards
Lance Hanes

The Victoria Visual Arts Society’s mission is to make grants available to deserving students at four Victoria post secondary institutions.

Society members were recently very pleased to accomplish that mission for this year by handing out several awards to local students.

Lance Hanes, a University of Victoria art education student, received the Walter Dexter Legacy Award; Andrew Morris from the Victoria College of Art received the Flemming Jorgensen Award; Chelsea-Lyne Heins from Visual Arts at the University of Victoria received the Glen Howarth Award; Jessica Kuyper and Jessica Cook from the Vancouver Island School of Art received the Pat Martin Bates Award, and Maddy Knott from Camosun College Visual Arts received the Victoria Visual Arts Legacy Award.

The Society is commited  to ensure that financial support is available for those seeking visual arts education. Go to for more information.


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