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Lot #258

Artist Katie von der Ohe
Title Shelly
Media fired clay and oil based patina
Dated 1985
Size 20 x 12 x 11.25 in. / 50.8 x 30.5 x 28.6 cm.

signed and dated on bottom of base; on wooden base measuring [3.75 x 7.75 x 7.5 in]; small repair done by artist in sitter's fringe

illustrated on page 63 of Katie Ohe, published by the Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, 1991)

private collection, Calgary

Estimate $5,000/$7,000

Biographical Information
Katie von der Ohe ~ [b.1937] Canadian ASA, RCA
see Katie Ohe, by R.Gordon, A.C.A., Pub. 1991; biography and another example in Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.95; Shell Canada Collection, by B.Shammas, pg.39, Shell Canada, Calgary, 1977; Alberta Society of Artists, the First Seventy Five Years, by K.Zimon, plate 59, UofC Press; Artists of Alberta, by S.Baker, pg.36, University of Alberta Press, 1980; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.5, pg.1428; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.60, Westbridge Pub., 2001; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website; Katie Ohe is one of the founders of Kiyooka Ohe Art Centre and Sculpture Park in Springbank, Alberta. KOAC is a contemporary art centre founded by Katie with Harry Kiyooka where visitors can visit an impressive collection of outdoor sculptures while enjoying the sanctuary of the natural environment. For more information or to donate directly, visit koartscentre.org.