Our Team

 
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Megan Kalaman

principal

Megan has over fifteen years of experience in the visual arts industry. She founded Kalaman Art Collection Management in 2013 to provide specialized art cataloguing services to private and institutional art collectors. In 2017, she joined forces with Angelica Demetriou to evolve her thriving cataloguing business and launch the national, full-service arts firm, K+D. Before building her career as an entrepreneur, Megan worked with the Art Canada Institute to spearhead their Living Histories Project and provide event management services for their public lecture series. From 2010-2012, she held the position of Event Manager at the Canadian Art Foundation, where she enhanced her breadth and depth of experience in the sector. Between 2005 and 2008, Megan worked at one of Canada’s foremost fine art galleries in Vancouver before pivoting into private art collection management to oversee the collection of a Vancouver-based philanthropist. Megan is a former board member of the Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver, and a past committee member of C Magazine Auction and Art Toronto Opening Night. She holds a BA in Visual Art and Art History from the University of British Columbia. Megan resides in Nova Scotia.

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Angelica Demetriou

principal

Angelica Demetriou has over a decade of experience in the cultural and business sectors. Prior to co-founding the national arts firm K+D with her business partner Megan Kalaman, she served as Kalaman Art Collection Management’s Director of Corporate Projects and Business Strategy. She is former Director of Business Development and Communications at Tatar Art Projects where she also led the firm’s corporate division, and is former Communications Manager of award-winning, interdisciplinary design firm PLANT Architect Inc. In 2011, she played a central role in the founding of the Art Canada Institute; she served as head of operations, special projects, and image research until 2015, helping to develop and manage ground-breaking programs, including the Canadian Online Art Book Project and public lecture series. Angelica regularly participates on art panels, juries and committees including Papier Art Fair and Art Toronto Opening Night committee for the Art Gallery of Ontario. Angelica has also contributed to art publications such as Inuit Art Quarterly. She holds an MA in Art History and Honours BA in English and Art History from the University of Toronto. Angelica resides in Toronto. 

 
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Rachael Watson

head of cataloguing

Rachael manages the day-to-day operations of the business and is also responsible for overseeing K+D’s private, corporate and institutional cataloguing projects. She brings to K+D expertise in collection management, as well as experience in administration and programming through her previous work with the Canadian Art Foundation. Prior to the launch of K+D, Rachael worked as a project manager with Kalaman Art Collection Management for five years. She has volunteered with cultural organizations such as MOCA, Hot Docs, and the Kiwanis Music Festival, and has sat on the committee for the Canadian Art Gala. Rachael holds a BFA in Drawing and Painting with a minor in Art History from OCAD University.

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Elisa Coish

art advisor

Elisa is former Senior Associate Curator of BMO’s corporate art collection. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience working in the corporate sector for more than a decade helping to support and celebrate contemporary art internationally. Elisa has also worked with the Gardiner Ceramic Museum and Malcove Collection at University of Toronto. In the community, Elisa served two terms as a member of the Exhibition Program Committee at Gallery 44 and as the Artist Prize Curatorial Presenter for the Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts. In addition to her work with K+D, Elisa is the Curator at the Latcham Art Centre in Stouffville, Ontario. She holds an Honours BA in Art History and Cinema Studies from the University of Toronto.

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Carol-Ann Ryan

art advisor

Carol-Ann has worked as a visual arts professional for over 15 years. She has held positions at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto (MOCA), Vancouver Art Gallery, and MacLaren Art Centre. Carol-Ann serves as Chair of the Public Art Committee for the City of Barrie and sits on the Art@RVH Acquisitions Committee with the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Ontario. Recent curatorial projects include, “Laying it Bare: the Paintings of Frances Thomas” (2018), at Georgian College Campus Gallery, and a group exhibition of public art, “Art in Unexpected Places” (2017), for the City of Barrie. Carol-Ann holds an MA in Art History from Western University and an Honours BA in Art and Art History from the University of Toronto and Sheridan College.

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Christine McLean

project manager

Lisa Bouraly

project specialist

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Liz Knox

cataloguing lead

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Sofia Stalner

project specialist

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Amanda Chau

cataloguing lead