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. Stay tuned for more exciting announcements…

auction + Raffle

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 gin and 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 as a cultural leader 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 on September 20th, 2019. The intent of the event is to raise funds for the further development of the KOAC Art Centre and Sculpture Park while bringing together professionals from a wide range of industries connected to Canadian art.








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, 30×40″, FMV $3,200.

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

Sean Michael Taal, “Weighted Blanket”, Graphite and Pencil Crayon on Paper, 30” x 21.5”, FMV $500

Leslie Sweder, “Last Light SW Corner of Confluence”, Oil on Birch Panel, 8″ x 10″ $575.00 Framed by Kevin Kanashiro

Mark C Mullin, “Instruments Above, 2015“, Oil on Canvas, 40″ x 30”, FMV $5,400

Alex Caldwell, “Triton (small /convex)”, Painted Steel, 2016, 18” X 4.5″

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

Eric Louie, “Hot Set III”, Oil on Canvas,  30″ x 30″, FMV $2,600

Harry Kiyooka, “Stella”, Serigraph 5/40,  26″ x  40″, FMV $2,500

Rocio Graham, “Golden light”, Inkjet Print on Acrylic, AP Edition 1/10, 24″ x 36″

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

Curtis Cutshaw, “Zipper”, Oil, Enamel & Earth on Panel, 23 1/4″ x 25″, FMV $3,200

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

Jeremy Pavka, “Waterfall”, Archival Inkjet, 13″ x 20″, FMV $500 Framed by Jarvis Hall Gallery

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

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

Michael Davidson, “Orbital”, Oil on Canvas, 50 3/4″ 50 3/4″, FMV $5,500

Fiona Ackerman, “Mr. Mariani”, Acrylic on Canvas, 30″ x 30″, FMV $2,800

Harry Kiyooka, “Victim Etching A/P”, 4″ x 5″, $1,000 Framed

Darija S. Radaković, “Untitled 12″, Acrylic and Epoxy, Resin on Panel, 37″ x 23”, FMV $1,200

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 Framed by Jarvis Hall Gallery

Joe Fleming, “Ski Pass”, Enamel on Polycarbonate, 28″ x 24″, FMV $3,600

Geoffrey Hunter, “Screen Study”, 30″ X 22″, Acrylic on Paper, FMV $2,100

Associated Sponsors

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