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Event Series Event Series: Second Nature Exhibition

Second Nature Exhibition

January 2 at 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Second Nature promotional plinth in gallery.

UBC Okanagan Gallery is proud to announce the opening of a new exhibition Second Nature, curated by Ryan Trafananko and Tania Willard, UBC Okanagan Gallery’s newly appointed director. The exhibit features a selection of works from Okanagan based artists Csetkwe Fortier (Syilx/Secwépemc) and David Doody in addition to works from UBC Okanagan’s Public Art Collection by Jordan Bennett (Mi’kmaw), Judy Gouin and Judith Schwarz.

Second Nature explores how the complex visual patterns of the natural world are referenced in contemporary art and cultural identities. The exhibition features a variety of mediums from printmaking to sculpture to painting that highlight the links between organic and industrial structures.

What: Second Nature exhibition
Who: Jordan Bennett, David Doody, Judy Gouin, Csetkwe Fortier and Judith Schwarz
Exhibition dates: December 15, 2023 to January 24, 2024
Exhibition times: Open 8 AM to 4 PM Monday to Friday
Reception: Friday, January 19, 1 to 3 PM
Where: FINA Gallery, CCS Building, 1148 Research Road, UBC Okanagan campus

An exhibition reception will be held on Friday, January 19, 2024, from 1 to 3 PM at the FINA Gallery.

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The exhibition and reception are both free and open to the public.


January 2
8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Creative and Critical Studies Building (CCS) – FINA Gallery
1148 Research Road
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
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Arts and Humanities, Culture and Diversity, Indigenous, Student Learning
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Students