2019 KOAC Gala

Image: Alex Janvier, Honorary Guest, 2017

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Gala Overview

Speaker lineup

Emcee’d by senior ensemble performer at LMTC, Renée Amber. 2019 Honorary Chair, Dr. Daniel Doz President and + CEO of the Alberta University of the Arts. 2019 Honorary Guest Speakers, renowned Calgary artist, Ron Moppett and independent curator and writer, Katherine Ylitalo. Don’t miss this! 

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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. Scroll down to see the complete artist list.


Come and enjoy a multitude of entertainment including the Jon McCaslin Jazz trio featuring vocalist Allison Lynch.


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



LOT 001 Fiona Ackerman, “Mr. Mariani”, Acrylic on Canvas, 30″ x 30″, Fair Market Value $2,800

LOT 006 Karen Brown, “Vibrations #4”, Acrylic on Canvas, 24″ x 25″, Fair Market Value $720

LOT 011 Cindy Delpart, “Putting Yourself First”, Acrylic on Panel, 20″ x 20″, Fair Market Value $1,800

LOT 16 Bradley Harms, “Your Space Has Been Invaded”, Hand Applied Acrylic on Canvas, 24″ x 20″, Fair Market Value $3,800

LOT 21 Harry Kiyooka, “Stella”, Serigraph 5/40,  26″ x  40″, Fair Market Value $2,500

LOT 26 Ron Moppett, “Vogelflag, 2009”, Oil/Alkyo on Wood Panel and Wood Sidebar,
36″ x 21″, Fair Market Value $6,500

LOT 31 Katie Ohe, “#1 Doodle Cluster”, Steel, Waterhose, Auto Paint, Bondo, 23″ x 23″, Fair Market Value $15,000

LOT 36 Aaron Sidorenko

LOT 41 Samantha Walrod, “Butterfly Wing Red & White”, Mixed Media on Panel, 24″ x 24″, Fair Market Value $1,500

LOT 002 Alain Attar, “Untitled 10.01″, Mixed Media on Board, 72″ x 48”, Fair Market Value $8,400

LOT 007 Alex Caldwell, “Triton (small /convex)”, Painted Steel, 2016, 18” X 4.5″, Fair Market Value $8,000 

LOT 012 Patrick Dunford, “Impossible Railroad at Ocotillo”, Oil on Canvas, 30″ x 34″, Fair Market Value $2,500

LOT 17 Aron Hill, “A Sun With Another Monument, 2019″, Acrylic on Prepared Raw Canvas, 30″ x 40″, Fair Market Value $3,200

LOT 22 Neil Liske, “Waves”, High Fired Clay, Mounted on Stone Base, 13″ x 15″, Fair Market Value $1,800

LOT 27 Mark C Mullin, “Instruments Above, 2015“, Oil on Canvas, 40″ x 30”, Fair Market Value $5,400

LOT 32 Seka Owen, “Emma Lake Revisited I, 2018″, Acrylic on Canvas, 19″ x 18”, Fair Market Value $1,800 

LOT 37 John Snow, “Print”, Stone Lithograph, 13″ x 10″, Fair Market Value $775 Donated By Collectors Gallery

LOT 003 Ashleigh Bartlett, “Nervous Laughter”, Acrylic and Collage on Canvas, 48″ x 36″, Fair Market Value $4,800

LOT 008 Christopher Cran, “Purple Phantom Portrait”, Acrylic on Board, 24″ x 18″, Fair Market Value $8,000

LOT 013 Svea Ferguson, “Untitled (Small Gestures II)”, Cyanotype on Paper, 11″ X 14″ Unframed, Fair Market Value $450 

LOT 18 Geoffrey Hunter, “Screen Study”, 30″ X 22″, Acrylic on Paper, Fair Market Value $2,100

LOT 23 Eric Louie, “Hot Set III”, Oil on Canvas,  30″ x 30″, Fair Market Value $2,600

LOT 28 Linda Nardelli, (Donated by Wallace Gallery), Aum, Mixed Media on Board, 18″ x 18″, Fair Market Value $1,400

LOT 33 Jeremy Pavka, “Waterfall”, Archival Inkjet, 13″ x 20″, Fair Market Value $500 Framed by Jarvis Hall Gallery

LOT 38 Leslie Sweder, “Last Light SW Corner of Confluence”, Oil on Birch Panel, 8″ x 10″, Fair Market Value $575, Framed by Kevin Kanashiro

LOT 004 Alana Bartol, “A Woman Walking (the City Limits) Bearspaw Dam, 2016″, Photograph, 11″ x 34″, Fair Market Value $900

LOT 009 Curtis Cutshaw, “Zipper”, Oil, Enamel and Earth on Panel, 23 1/4″ x 25″, Fair Market Value $3,200

LOT 014  Joe Fleming, “Ski Pass”, Enamel on Polycarbonate, 28″ x 24″, Fair Market Value $3,600

LOT 19 Philip Kanwischer, “Perched”, Photograph, 20″ x 20″, Fair Market Value $1,000

LOT 24 Carol Mannas, “Laugh Lines”, Silkscreen, 21″ x 14″, Fair Market Value $850

LOT 29 Marion Nicoll, “Little Indian Girl III, 1978″ Card Print 20 of 90, 20.5″ x 12.5”  framed, Fair Market Value $975, Donated by Masters Gallery

LOT 34 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″, Fair Market Value $1,400 Framed by Jarvis Hall Gallery

LOT 39 Sean Michael Taal, “Weighted Blanket”, Graphite and Pencil Crayon on Paper, 30” x 21.5”, Fair Market Value $500 Cost of Framing Donated by FifthFloor

LOT 005 Luc Bernard, “By Gregory”, Encaustic, 30″ x 30″, Fair Market Value $2750

LOT 010 Michael Davidson, “Orbital”, Oil on Canvas, 50 3/4″ x 50 3/4″, Fair Market Value $5,500

LOT 15 Rocio Graham, “Golden Light”, Inkjet Print on Acrylic, AP Edition 1/10, 24″ x 36″, Fair Market Value $1,360

LOT 20 Harry Kiyooka, “S / D – fmv -Kalpa # 2”, Mixed Media on Panel, Fair Market Value $8,000

LOT 25 Nate McLeod, “Untitled (Scribble)”,  Oil and Acrylic on Canvas Over Panel, 20” x 16”, Fair Market Value $1,200

LOT 30 Katie Ohe, “Doodle Tower”, Serigraph, 8.5″ x 8.5″, Fair Market Value $350

LOT 35 Darija S. Radakovic, “Untitled 12″, Acrylic and Epoxy, Resin on Panel, 37″ x 23”, Fair Market Value $1,200

LOT 40 Jim Ulrich, “Adrift, 2010″, Acrylic, Resin, on Paper and Panel, 24″ X 16”, Fair Market Value $1,875.00.

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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

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