Katie Ohe

Katie Ohe is a renowned Canadian sculptor and one of the first artists to make abstract sculpture in Alberta. Born in 1937 in Peers, Alberta, Katie Ohe studied at the Alberta College of Art (now AUArts), the Montreal School of Art and Design, the Sculpture Centre in New York and Fonderia Fabris in Verona, Italy. Ohe’s work has been exhibited across Canada and internationally, in addition to numerous commissioned works installed throughout Alberta. Her work is also represented in collections including the Canada Council Art Bank, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, the Shell Collection, The University of Calgary, and the Glenbow Museum. In 1991 Katie Ohe received the ACAD Alumni Award of Excellence Award (formerly the Board of Governors’ Award of Excellence) and in 2001 was the recipient of an honorary doctorate from the University of Calgary in recognition of her influence on art in Alberta. In 2019, she became a member of the Alberta Order of Excellence and received the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Award. Katie Ohe is represented by Herringer Kiss Gallery, Calgary.