Past Exhibitions

 

Anonymous Show

June 29th to July 30th 


This exhibition is an opportunity to raise funds for the programs initiated by the Abbotsford Arts Council that support arts in our community. 


All pieces are priced at only $100. Half of the proceeds go directly to the artist, and the other half stays with the Abbotsford Arts Council to help fund A.A.C. programs such as free community events, exhibition space, arts initiatives, and more.


A special thank you from the Abbotsford Arts Council to all that participated. To reveal which artists painted all the wonderful pieces we received click here.

 

Simultaneity

July 18th and July 20th


Simultaneity: Pop-Up Exhibit + Art Market featured a display of art in a range of diverse aesthetics, creative practices, and mediums submitted by members of the Lower Mainland who self-identify as part of LGBTQ 2S+ and allied community who experience, or their art expresses, interesectionality. 


 

Indigenous Awareness Art Exhibition

June 1st - June 25th


The Abbotsford Arts Council is honored to present the Indigenous Awareness Art Exhibition, an opportunity for the community to learn about Indigenous  Arts, Culture, History, and Traditions. 


This exhibition was curated in collaboration with:

Cedar, Sage & Sweetgrass

Indigenous Arts Group





Image: Grandfather Sun - Andrew Drexel

 

The Art of Seeing

May 4th - May 28th

One of the joys of photography is learning to not only see the amazing world around us, but capturing and sharing it in meaningful ways. The Abbotsford Photo Arts Club presents these captured visions and observations in “Art of Seeing”.






Image: Cascade Creek Obsidian - Rick Wautier

 

EVOLUTION / DEVOLUTION?

From the Victorian Age and Industrial Revolution 

to the Computer Age and Digital Revolution

April 6th - 30th


Local artists Ted Yudelson and Julia Rohan presented a multi-media collection of sculptural pieces exploring the progress of modernization.





Image: "Mrs. Lilypond's Sunday Hat" by Julia Rohan
Image: "Mind Over Matter II" by Ted Yudelson
 

Women in Art

Mar 9th - Apr 2nd


March is International Women’s Month, a time to highlight the 
contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. 
To honour this theme, the Abbotsford Arts Council was very proud to
present ‘Women in Art’ - a celebratory show exhibiting works from 
women-identifying artists.






Image: "Hope" by Beth Stewart
 

This is Us

Feb 9th - Mar 5th

Presented by the Central Fraser Valley Graphic Guild, This is Us is a collection of paintings by various artists who have a print making background and work in a diversity of mediums.

To learn about the Central Fraser Valley Graphics Guild click here.





Image: "Sunflowers and gate" by Sharren Macleod

 
2019 Fraser Valley Biennale
Jan 5th - Feb 5th
Planned by The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford in partnership with the Chilliwack Visual Artist Association and other regional arts organizations.



For more information visit: The Reach
 

Sikh Pioneers in Canada

Nov 24th - Dec 18th


The Gurmat Center youth impress with their beautiful paintings that they worked hard on as they built their artistic skills all summer long. 








For more information please visit the Gurmat Center.

 

Autumn Mosaic

Oct. 20 - Nov. 20, 2018


The Fraser Valley Watermedia Society's Autumn Mosaic featured a wide range of water media paintings done by various local artists. 


To learn about the Fraser Valley Water Media society please see FVWS.















Image "Loon Lake Lodge" David Tickner

 

Graffiti Flags and Money Games

Sept. 15 - Oct 12, 2018

Christopher Friesen’s Graffiti Flags and Money Games, an exhibit that explores the evolution of currency, from gold to paper bills to the many cryptocurrencies that exist today.





Read Chris' full artist statement here.

 


 
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