Christmas Artisan Market Call For Artists

By August 4, 2014Arts, Arts/Culture

The Abbotsford Arts Council calls on artists for 2014 Christmas Artisan Market at Highstreet
Submitted. The Abbotsford Arts Council is looking for visual artists for the 2014 Christmas Artisan Market at Highstreet to take place November 21, 22 and 23 at Highstreet Shopping Centre (3122 Mt. Lehman Road, Abbotsford, B.C.).

The Christmas Artisan Market provides guests the opportunity to find local, one of a kind Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers. Expanding from the 2013 Christmas Artisan Gift Fair at the Kariton Gallery last year, this year’s market at Highstreet will provide a new venue, new atmosphere and new opportunities to take in many local artists from various art forms.

Taking place at the same time as Highstreet’s Christmas tree lighting, this weekend is surely to be a fun and festive kick off to the holiday season.

Submissions for original, handmade visual artwork will be accepted until September 7, 2014, at 4:30pm. Artists living in B.C.’s Fraser Valley are invited to apply.

Applications are available at or 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 our website at


About the Abbotsford Arts Council

Established in 1972, the Abbotsford Arts Council acts as a resource for local artists while promoting the vision, creativity, and energy of the Abbotsford community through the arts. Nearly 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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