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Arts alumni are an accomplished crew. They have great advice for students and fellow graduates, and know that arts degrees teach skills that are sought-after in the professional environment. 

Katrina Olson-Mottahed, BFA’04 (Art)


Katrina Olson-Mottahed graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of Fine Art. She is an artist and advocate for the arts and works to make a difference to the people of Calgary who have a love and appreciation for the arts. She believes the best way to better understand and influence the path the arts are taking is to be at the heart of the organization. Katrina has been involved on the boards of Art City, Art Point Galleries & Studios, Tabestoon Festival, 2014 Heart Truth Fashion Show, Glenbow Museum’s annual fundraiser “Schmancy” and is currently Director of Art for PARK (Promoting Artists Redefining Kulture.