Established in 2002 and a proud member of the Art Dealers Association of Canada, the Herringer Kiss Gallery focuses on contemporary fine art by emerging, mid-career and established artists from across Canada and the United States. The gallery's programming includes, solo, duo, group and thematic exhibitions in all mediums that support interesting and engaging dialogue of the current art world. The gallery is dedicated to the promotion of our artists and placement of their work in important collections as well as working with individual clients to assist them in building strong collections. The gallery is located in the neighborhood of Sunalta with over 3,000 square feet of exhibition space, free street parking and across the street from the Sunalta LRT station.
Deborah Herringer Kiss has her Bachelor’s Degree in Art History and also studied Interior Design at Ryerson University and Business Management at the University of Calgary. She has been working in the Calgary visual arts for over 20 years. Before opening the Herringer Kiss Gallery, Deborah was active in the visual arts community working for other galleries, volunteering with the Calgary Artwalk Society and the Triangle Gallery of visual arts (now Contemporary Calgary) where she was a member of the curatorial committee. Deborah has been instrumental in a number of fundraising initiatives for such organizations as The University of Calgary, The Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, KOAC (Kiyooka Ohe Art Centre), and Contemporary Calgary. Deborah has volunteered with the Art Dealers Association of Canada Marketing since 2008. She became a Member of the Board of Directors in 2014, was elected Secretary in 2016, Vice President in 2019, and President in November 2022. In her role with the ADAC, Deborah has organized several Calgary ADAC gallery hops and a nation wide gallery hop to commemorate the 50th Anniversary year of the ADAC.