2019 KOAC Gala

Share the Dream '19 September 20th
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The Gala will be a unique opportunity to obtain outstanding works of art and meet a truly impressive and generationally diverse roster of recognized artists.


Come and enjoy a multitude of entertainment including a whisky tasting, Jon McCaslin Jazz trio featuring vocalist Allison Lynch and interactive art kinetic artwork.


The Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre Gala is a unique opportunity to get involved and position your company prominently in front of the Canadian art community.

About the Gala

The KOAC Gala is a single evening event that will be held at Calgary’s Hotel Arts. The intent of the event is to raise funds for the further development of the Art Centre and Sculpture Park while bringing together professionals from a wide range of industries connected to Canadian art.










Alana Bartol, Aron Hill, Ashleigh Bartlett, Cindy Delpart, Drunken Paw (Mark Dicey, Leslie Sweder and Janet Turner), Eric Louie, Fiona Ackerman, Harry Kiyooka, Jeremy Pavka, Jesse Stilwell, work by John Snow donated by Collectors Gallery, Katie Ohe, Patrick Dunford, Phillip Kanwischer, Rocio Graham, Samantha Walrod, Seka Owen, and Svea Ferguson. More to be announced!

Patrick Dunford, “Impossible Railroad at Ocotillo”, Oil on Canvas, 30″x 34″,  FMV $2,500.

Aron Hill, “A Sun With Another Monument, 2019″, Acrylic on Prepared Raw Canvas, 30x40″, FMV $3,200.

Alana Bartol, “A Woman Walking (the City Limits) Bearspaw Dam, 2016″, Photograph, 11″x34″, FMV $900

Ashleigh Bartlett, Nervous Laughter, Acrylic and Collage on Cavas, 48″x36″, FMV $4,800

Samantha Walrod, “Butterfly Wing Red & White”, Mixed Media on Panel, 24″x24″, FMV $1,500

Donated By Collectors Gallery: John Snow, “Print”, Stone Lithograph, 13″ x 10″, FMV $775

Phillip Kanwischer, “Perched”, Photograph, 20″x20″, FMV $1,000

Seka Owen, “Emma Lake Revisited I, 2018″, Acrylic on Canvas, 19″ x 18”, FMV $1,800 

Cindy Delpart, “Putting Yourself First”, Acylic on Panel, 20″x20″, $1,800

Drunken Paw (Mark Dicey, Leslie Sweder and Janet Turner), “Would You Live in a Tree All Winter For Patti Smith?”, Mixed Media, 11.5″ x 9.25″, FMV $1,400.

Become a Sponsor

As a sponsor, you have an opportunity to contribute to the development of what will be one of Canada’s leading cultural art centres and sculpture parks. 

Share the dream and highlight your brand to the local and national arts and culture community.


Hotel Arts has become a place where locals and tourists alike feel like they belong. This sense of belonging remains part of our everyday culture, and we foster it through our personalized service and boutique experience.

Sponsorship Inquiries


Shyla Wolf / Jared Tiller

2019 Gala Details


September 20, 2019
Doors: 7pm
Silent Auction End: 9pm
Live Auction Start: 9:30pm
End Time: Late…


Hotel Arts
119 12 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0G8