Arts council seeks submissions for Christmas show

Gift fair and small painting show runs Oct. 29 to Dec. 21 at Kariton Art Gallery in Abbotsford.

The Abbotsford Arts Council has issued a final call for submissions of visual artwork to be featured in the Christmas Artisan Gift Fair and Small Painting Show.

The Kariton Art Gallery is seeking three-dimensional works only, which will be on sale at the fair from Oct. 29 to Dec. 21 at the gallery.

The fair provides a unique place to buy one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers, and supports and recognizes local artisans. The fair will also consist of a “Small Painting Show,” featuring small paintings, prints and photo art by local artists.

Submissions for original, handmade, three-dimensional visual artwork will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 18. Artisans living in B.C.’s Fraser Valley are invited to apply.

Applications are available for download at, or the Kariton Art Gallery, located at 2387 Ware St. in Abbotsford.

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