Call for artists for Christmas market

The Abbotsford Arts Council is inviting visual artists in the Fraser Valley to add their flair to the 2015 Christmas market

Last year's Christmas art market at Highstreet.

Last year's Christmas art market at Highstreet.

The Abbotsford Arts Council is inviting visual artists in the Fraser Valley to add their flair to the 2015 Christmas market at Highstreet Shopping Centre (3122 Mt. Lehman Rd.) on Dec. 4, 5, and 6.

Building on last year’s success, the 2015 market will be a festive destination for guests to find one-of-a-kind gifts and stocking stuffers as well as discover talented local artists.

Submissions for original, handmade visual artwork will be accepted until Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. Applications are available at abbotsfordartscouncil.org or the Kariton Art Gallery (2387 Ware St.). The gallery’s hours are Tuesday to Friday from 12 to 5 p.m., and Saturday to Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.