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Off The Vine

Land & Sea: local artists depict the power of the natural world in landscape exhibit

Two starkly different landscapes will share an exhibition at Abbotsford’s Kariton Art Gallery until November 15, 2016. Held by the Abbotsford Arts Council, Land & Sea showcases work from local artists Nicola Tibbetts and Rosalie Luymes. Both artists depict realist landscapes: muted northern features in oil from Tibbetts, and lively coastal in acrylic from Luymes….

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With A Muse On My Shoulder

The Fraser Valley Watermedia Society (FVWS) and Cat Janzen of Mint and Moss Floral Design displayed their work at the Kariton Art Gallery from September 3 to 27, with opening reception held on Saturday, September 3 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.. The intimate setting of the gallery provided patrons an opportunity to view the pieces…

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Community

Abbotsford Arts Council bows out of Jubilee Arts Centre: Proposed cultural hub to open without long-planned gallery component

On the heels of this year’s Jam in Jubilee concert series, the community can expect another flurry of activity to soon take over Jubilee Park. The Abbotsford Downtown Business Association (ADBA) will be moving their offices into the upstairs floor of the MSA Centennial Library building early this fall, but they will do so without…

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Aboriginal artists to showcase living culture at Kariton Gallery

June is Canada’s Aboriginal Awareness month, yet some feel Abbotsford falls short in bringing local First Nations culture to the forefront. Public events that highlight Aboriginal art and worldview are scarce, despite Abbotsford’s presence on unceded Stó:lō territory. This absence has been long apparent to Tery Kozma, who has been volunteering with the Abbotsford Arts…

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