Proposals For Design Of 2014 Arty Award Trophy

By December 6, 2013Arts/Culture

Submitted. The Abbotsford Arts Council announces a request for proposals for original designs of handmade, three-dimensional sculptures to become the trophies awarded to the recipients of the 2014 Arty Awards.

Pictured at right: Arty Awards Trophy 2013 design by Ellen Miller

The trophies of the chosen designs will be presented to the winners at the 10th Annual Arty Awards, to take place on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium in Abbotsford.

Designs in all mediums including clay, wood, glass, copper and more will be accepted until January 3, 2014. Artists living in B.C.’s Fraser Valley region are invited to apply. All designs must incorporate “Arty,” the artistic doodle contained in the Abbotsford Arts Council’s logo.

The Arty Awards program is an initiative of the Abbotsford Arts Council to honour individuals of all ages who have achieved excellence in their art as well as arts advocates who have contributed significantly to the Abbotsford arts scene.

Proposal application forms and guidelines can be found on the Abbotsford Arts Council’s website 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

2011 Arty Award Trophy design by Kae Sarish. Picture by Deesh Protograpgy

2011 Arty Award Trophy design by Kae Sarish. Picture by Deesh Protograpgy

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. 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

Kariton Art Gallery Ad 2013(1)

Leave a Reply