The Willis Taylor Band performed at last year’s Arty Awards. The event returns this year on Sept. 30, and nominations are being accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, June 23.

The Willis Taylor Band performed at last year’s Arty Awards. The event returns this year on Sept. 30, and nominations are being accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, June 23.

Last chance to submit nominations for Arty Awards

Deadline for Abbotsford Arts Council submissions is June 23

Nominations close Friday, June 23 at 5 p.m. for the 13th annual Arty Awards.

The Arty Awards are presented Saturday, Sept. 30 at The Reach Gallery Museum and are an initiative of the Abbotsford Arts Council to celebrate and highlight the achievements and contributions of local artists to the community.

Entries can be submitted by someone in the arts community, a friend, or by the artist or group themselves.

For this year the categories have been adjusted to include a wider representation of the community than ever before. They are performing arts, lifestyle, media arts, youth achievement, literary arts, arts advocate, visual arts, and emerging artist.

Nomination forms are available online at abbotsfordartscouncil.com or at the Kariton Art Gallery (2387 Ware St.).

Call 604-852-9358 for more information or email artyawards@abbotsfordartscouncil.com