Arty Awards celebrate the arts

The Abbotsford Arts Council will be accepting nominations for the 9th annual Arty Awards until March 1. Nomination forms, along with information on the nomination process, can be found on the arts council website at www.abbotsfordartscouncil.org.

The planning committee is also seeking additional members. Those interested in getting involved should contact abbotsfordartscouncil@gmail.com as soon as possible. The next committee meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Jan. 18 at the Kariton Art Gallery, located at 2387 Ware Street in Abbotsford.

The  Arty Awards take place on Friday, April 12 at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium in Abbotsford.

Award Categories include:

• Outstanding Artist in the Performing Arts – Theatre

• Outstanding Artist in the Performing Arts – Music

• Outstanding Artist in the Performing Arts – Dance

• Outstanding Artist in the Visual Arts – 2-Dimensional (Paintings, Photography, etc.)

• Outstanding Artist in the Visual Arts – 3-Dimensional (Sculpting, Pottery, Jewelry, etc.)

• Outstanding Artist in the Visual Arts – Filmography / Videography

• Outstanding Artist in the Literary Arts

• Outstanding Youth Artist – Elementary School, All Genres

• Outstanding Youth Artist – Secondary School, All Genres

• Outstanding Youth Artist – Post-Secondary School, All Genres

• Outstanding Arts Advocate

A Lifetime Achievement Award will also be presented.

For additional information call 604-852-9358, email abbotsfordartscouncil@gmail.com, or visit the website.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Lord of the Dance: Irish troupe to come to Abbotsford in the new year
Brennan Sinclair at Coffee House Series
Truck crashes into garage on Friday morning
Child airlifted after Surrey collision shears car in half
Election 2014: Development a hot topic at Township debate (with video)
Making connections through art
Singing stories of Christmas
WATCH: Chris Hadfield lifts off, Edward Snowden beams in at TED Vancouver (VIDEO)
Carving out some cultural understanding

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 31 edition online now. Browse the archives.