Artist Xiao Liu’s piece Suffocate is one of many on display at Kariton Gallery.

Artist Xiao Liu’s piece Suffocate is one of many on display at Kariton Gallery.

New art show gathers ‘Momentum’

The Abbotsford Arts Council will host the display Momentum, which showcases artwork by students graduating from the UFV

There’s a new show coming to Kariton Gallery.

The Abbotsford Arts Council will host the display  Momentum, which will showcase artwork by students graduating from the University of the Fraser Valley with a diploma in visual arts.

The exhibition highlights the different disciplines used by students during the completion of the two-year diploma.

Seven artists will be featured in the exhibition, including:

q Jenni Boldt, presenting a collection of acrylic paintings on canvas titled An Intimate Sorrow.

q Kinsey Knights, showing sculpture pieces that are everyday objects with a new twisted fate.

q Xiao Liu, exhibiting photographs that portray people rejected by society.

q Ashleigh Miller, whose work focuses on portraiture and works with a variety of painting materials and sizes.

q Jeff Rasmussen, an interdisciplinary artist showing “Visions of the Future,” a collection of work that incorporates sculpture, video and digital ink media.

q Carolin deChamplain, revealing the process of printmaking by showing the printing plate along with the mirrored print it produces.

q Laurie Cazander, making use of the gallery walls with her installation project.

The show runs March 8 to April 2 at Kariton Art Gallery,  2387 Ware St. The gallery’s hours are Tuesday to Friday from noon to 5 p.m., and Saturday to Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The artists will be present at an opening reception on March 10, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

For more details, visit  abbotsfordartscouncil.org.