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Traces of Consciousness left its traces…

Traces of Consciousness left its traces…

Under a new moon luminos.space brought Traces of Consciousness to the KOAC on October 14, 2023, projecting dancing reflections of light and shadows on the studio walls and surrounding grounds to the delight of our night visitors.


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A Matter of Energy

A Matter of Energy

We are thrilled to announce that sculptor Kathryn Dobbin will join KOAC this November as our next Artist in Residence for 2023.


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KOAC, Carfac, Tools & Tips

KOAC, Carfac, Tools & Tips

As a provincial arts service organization and CARFAC affiliate, CARFAC Alberta advances best practices for all visual artists through education, advocacy and engagement.


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Territories of Dreams

Territories of Dreams

Franco-Albertan artists Patricia Lortie and Sabine Lecorre-Moore, of the Collective Conversation, developed Territories of Dreams, a project that was selected as part of Dialogues: Encounters with Riopelle’s Oeuvre from Sea to Sea.


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Goodbye to Harry Kiyooka

Goodbye to Harry Kiyooka

It is difficult to write about Harry Kiyooka using the past tense when he delivered life being so omnisciently present. So much was shared after building with him and Katie Ohe side by side from ground zero his Art Centre project these last seven years.

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Discovering Their Name — The Keepers

Discovering Their Name — The Keepers

June 3rd, 2021 Residency — The Keepers Discovering Their Name Patricia Lortie In the end, when I saw them standing together in the studio, when I could walk amongst them and feel their strong yet...

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JAMES ZIEGLER – In Conversation

JAMES ZIEGLER – In Conversation

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.


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A COMET’S RETURN – Residency

A COMET’S RETURN – Residency

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.

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HARRY PALMER – In Memoriam

HARRY PALMER – In Memoriam

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.

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THE ART OF RECIPROCITY – Community Outreach

THE ART OF RECIPROCITY – Community Outreach

Over the summer, about 12 urban Indigenous young women from the Stardale Women’s Group, a grassroots charity, visited the Kiyooka Ohe Arts Centre and worked with KOAC artists who inspired them through Art-in-Nature workshops to bridge their relationship with the land.

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Volunteers?

Volunteers?

Have a Great Neighbor Day! No project prospers without community support, and we know it takes a real team to contribute their time, guiding the tours, packing and cataloguing work, running the...

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Peter Deacon RCA

Peter Deacon RCA

The KO Arts Centre has the support of our artist community! Over a hundred Canadian artists have donated work to our Semi-Annual Art Auctions and Galas, in fact, they have been the primary source of...

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Katie Ohe at The Esker Foundation Until May 4 2020

Katie Ohe at The Esker Foundation Until May 4 2020

Ohe’s floor-based series of works such as Typhoon (1984), Monsoon (2006, 2011), and Chuckles (2015) utilize powder coating and colour to induce intuitive touch. The collective movement of these groupings emphasizes the importance of the space around the sculptures, their relationship to each other, and to the viewer.

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Linda Craddock  – Artist Supporter

Linda Craddock – Artist Supporter

Linda Craddock understands that none of us live exclusively in the present. To Craddock, the concept of now coalesces our personal and collective experiences within a shared, current framework of...

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Are you our Friend?

Are you our Friend?

  The KO Arts Centre is changing! We are opening our Sculpture Park to the public June 21st 2020. Our Schools Outreach Program is expanding to reach over 300 students. Our emerging artist...

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