Submitted. The Abbotsford Arts Council announces that submissions are now being accepted from visual artists to exhibit work at the Kariton Art Gallery in 2014. Submissions in all mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, woodcarving, pottery and more will be accepted until August 16, 2013, and individuals and groups based in the Fraser Valley region are invited to apply.
Located in Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford, British Columbia, the Kariton Art Gallery is an initiative of the Abbotsford Arts Council, providing a resource for local artists to exhibit and sell their work. The gallery features ten exhibitions a year that showcase the works of over 100 local artists, ranging from emerging to professional. The gallery also has a boutique gift shop where the work of local artisans can be purchased year-round. Often referred to as “the little red house on Mill Lake,” nearly 12,000 people visited the gallery in 2012.
Applications are available for download at abbotsfordartscouncil.org 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.