Recent News & Events
Against the backdrop of his new creation, Shimmering Willow at the Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre and Sculpture Park in Springbank, Alberta, artist James Ziegler speaks about his trajectory with Ricardo Castillo Argüello, KOAC’s Executive Director.
Starting with his earliest interest in art, geometry and mathematics and continuing up to his most recent tiny and large scale work, they discuss Ziegler’s influences, his practice in many different trades and as multifaceted innovator, artist, builder, and the idea of examining the world intuitively through three-dimensional forms as part of the human condition.
For several years, Kathryn (Fodchuk) Dobbin had no idea where the sculpture she built in the 1980s was. Until the City called. She spent a full month in KOAC’s sculpture studio refurbishing one of the best kinetic public art pieces Calgary has.
A long-time supporter of the arts in Calgary, and our dear friend, Harry passed away this month. He was a photographer of note, whose work illustrates the revelatory power of images that blur the line between documentation and art.
BUILDING WESTERN CANADA'S LARGEST SCULPTURE PARK
We collect and preserve our heritage of modern contemporary sculpture art – from monumental-scale to site-specific earthworks.
At KOAC, Nature is our museum. Visit our outdoor cultural exhibit.
Featured sculpture: Steel Wave, by Roy Leadbeater
Located in Springbank, Alberta, the KOAC is poised to become one of Canada’s leading cultural art centres and sculpture parks. Dedicated to the preservation of the surrounding environment, KOAC aims to be a fully self-sufficient contemporary arts facility that focuses on the enrichment of Calgary’s cultural identity and Springbank’s community pride.
KOAC’s Sculpture Park is home to over 100 pieces, including a large collection of monumental-scale contemporary works by local and international artists. Stay tuned for the Park’s virtual tour, coming soon.
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