Call For Artists For The Kariton Boutique Gift Shop

By October 23, 2014Arts/Culture

Submitted. The Abbotsford Arts Council announces a call for artists living in the Fraser Valley to submit work to be featured in the Kariton Art Gallery Boutique Gift Shop in 2015. Established in 2010, the Kariton Boutique Gift Shop is located in beautiful Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford and has become a hot spot for one-of-a-kind gifts and treasures made locally by professional and emerging artisans of all ages. It showcases original, handcrafted visual artwork in multiple media, such as jewelry, pottery, sculpture, woodwork, fibre-wearable items, paintings, and photography, as well as CDs and books by local musicians and writers, respectively. Accepted artists will be featured in the Kariton Boutique from January to December in 2015.

Pictured: Kariton Boutique – Photography by Davina

Submissions will be accepted in-person by appointment from November 5 – 9 at the Kariton Art Gallery (2387 Ware Street) in Abbotsford. All submissions will be juried.

Applications are available for download at or at the Kariton Art Gallery, located at 2387 Ware Street in Abbotsford. The gallery’s hours are Tuesday to Friday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday to Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For additional information, please contact the Abbotsford Arts Council by phone at 604-852-9358, by email at, or visit

About the Abbotsford Arts Council
For over 40 years, the Abbotsford Arts Council has been a resource for local artists while promoting the vision, creativity, and energy of the Abbotsford community through the arts. The Abbotsford Arts Council consists of members, volunteers and directors representing diverse artistic, economic, and cultural interests of community members of all ages. Almost 70 local arts, heritage and culture organizations receive support under the umbrella of the Abbotsford Arts Council, and the talents of hundreds of local artists are showcased by the Abbotsford Arts Council each year at the Kariton Art Gallery and Boutique, the Envision Financial Coffee House Concert and Concert in the Park Series, the Arty Awards and the Christmas Artisan Gift Fair. To learn more about the Abbotsford Arts Council, visit
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