Kariton Art Gallery Exhibit Application Form
Gallery & Boutique Submission Requirements
• All exhibiting artists must be a member in good standing with the Abbotsford Arts Council. Individual membership is $30 per year, and group membership is $50 per year. Even if there is a group membership in place, each individual member who has a piece hanging in the gallery must also have an individual membership. Payment is not due until after acceptance, membership is not required to apply.

• All items must be original and made by the applicant. No kit crafts, items purchased and assembled, imported crafts, or items crafted by someone other than the applicant will be accepted.

• There will be TWO phases of jurying: once upon application submission and again at the time of item drop-off or installation. The AAC reserves the right to refuse to display any artwork. All decisions of the jury are final.

• After jury review, the artist may be asked to submit three physical samples for further consideration.

• The AAC will contact the artist with regard to acceptance and directions on submission pick up/inventory drop off if, which will occur by appointment. Applications submitted in any other fashion will not be accepted.

• All exhibiting artists are requested to volunteer their time in the form of a demo, workshop, or gallery attendant.

• The gallery will recieve a 30% commission of artwork sold; the artist will receive 70% of the sale.

Contact Info
Full Name *
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Address *
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Phone Number *
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Email Address *
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Company or Group Name
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Website
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Instagram Handle
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Twitter Handle
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Facebook link
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Artist Biography *
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How did you find out about the open call *
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Submission Information
Artist Statement *
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Medium *
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Please give a brief description of the process taken to create artwork
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Description of submission *
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Do you require Wall Space or Floor Space? *
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Number of pieces
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Size of Work *
Smallest to Largest
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Price Range of Work *
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Submit up to 8 images of artwork must be submitted. Label images: (first initial)_(lastname)_(title)_(size)_(price) *
Kariton Art Gallery Availability
Please check ALL months you are available to exhibit if accepted for an exhibition. Exhibitions are typically 4.5 weeks long, but duration is subject to change.
GALLERY APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
• All submissions must include a cover letter. Please email to gallerycoordinator@abbotsfordartscouncil.com.

• Groups are encouraged to submit a proposal outlining the concept behind the show.

• The show must be comprised of at least 70% work that has not been shown in Abbotsford in the 12 months prior to the exhibition date.

Approved artists will be required to send items listed under the UPON ACCEPTANCE section 5 WEEKS prior to exhibition date.

UPON ACCEPTANCE
Approved artists will be required to submit the following:

• Artwork is to be submitted as scheduled with gallery coordinator.

• Inventory sheet to include:
 Name of artist
 Title of each piece
 Size of each piece
 Medium of each piece
 Price of each piece

• A digital headshot of the artist or group of artists in .jpg format (300 DPI or higher) for press purposes.

Installation
Gallery staff and volunteers are responsible for curating the display of the artwork, to the specifications
outlined in the Gallery policy. Final decision for the inclusion or exclusion of the artwork will rest with the Gallery. All
artwork will be displayed or hung to the best advantage for the purpose of sale of said work. All wall work must be
properly framed and matted, clean and free of dust and fingerprintse. Artwork on wrapped
canvas must have clean, finished edges .

D-rings must be installed on the back of all canvases, wood panels, and frames.
The Kariton Gallery reserves the right to refuse installation if the required hardware is not properly attached.

Under no circumstances will the Artist be allowed to alter any displays,including those that pertain to their work as well as the work of other artists. Special arrangements can be made with the Executive Director in the case of certain exceptions or artwork limitations.

I understand that D-rings (See https://www.abbotsfordartscouncil.com/d-rings) must be installed on the back of all canvases and that The Kariton Gallery reserves the right to refuse installation if the required hardware is not properly attached.
I confirm that this application does not include: kit crafts, items purchased and assembled, imported crafts, or items crafted by someone other than the applicant. *
I agree that by submitting this form I give the Abbotsford Arts Council permission to use information for office and promotional purposes. *
I agree that 70% of the submitted art has not been shown in Abbotsford in the 12 months prior to exhibition date. *
I understand if accepted I will need to purchase an AAC membership for a cost of $30. *
If accepted i would prefer to volunteer my time in the form of a demo/workshop or gallery attending. *
I understand that the gallery will receive a 30% commission of the artwork sold *
I have read and agree to the Abbotsford Art Council Terms of Conditions at https://www.abbotsfordartscouncil.com/terms-and-conditions *
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