2009 UBC BFA/BA Visual Art Graduating Class Exhibition: Like It In Theory

Friday April 17, 2009
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Opening reception: April 17, 5 – 10 pm. Show runs April 18 – 29, 2009.

Exhibition locations are:

BC Binning Studios – 6373 University Blvd, UBC
Dorothy Somerset Studios – 6361 University Blvd, UBC
Monday – Saturday 11 AM – 5 PM

The Gallery  – (located in room 112, Koerner Library bottom floor) – 1958 Main Mall, UBC
Wednesday – Saturday 12 PM – 5 PM

“I Like It In Theory” is the graduating exhibition of the 2009 BFA/BA visual art students from the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory at the University of British Columbia.

This exhibition brings young artists together and reflects their thoughts on the world today, sparking a myriad of possibilities and the potential for the creation of a fertile artistic space.

Gu Xiong
Barrie Jones
Exhibition Coordinators
Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory
University of British Columbia
March, 2009


We would like to thank Whitney Friesen, Robin McNulty and the Fourth Year Graduation Exhibition Committee for coordinating the exhibition and catalogue. Without their dedication, this exhibition would not be possible.

We would also like to thank April Liu for her thoughtful essay; Kathryn Blair, Yeri Lee, Jaime Yee, and Nancy To for their work on designing the catalogue, posters, and website; Jeff Chang and Vitor Munhoz catalogue photographers; as well as Deana Holmes, Richard Prince, Marina Roy and Barbara Zeigler, our catalogue editors for their beautiful work on the publications, and Phil McCrum and the staff of our new Department Art gallery. Also we would like to thank Lauren McKenna, who organized a successful fundraising event for us.

We would also like to thank the Urbanova Centre of Art and Design and Hazzard Screenprinting for their generous financial support, demonstrating the importance of strong links between our Department and the local community. Finally, this exhibition is undertaken with the support of the Faculty of Arts and the Department of Art History, Visual Arts and Theory, University of British Columbia. Their assistance is very much appreciated.

Shuttle Bus Route for “I Like it in Theory”  Exhibition Opening Night

The shuttle bus runs the whole night and will do a pick up and drop off starting from Access Artist Run Centre (206 Carrall St.), Granville Island (Emily Carr University of Art + Design), 4th/Vine, Broadway/Granville (drop off only), UBC Campus (BC Binning Studios, 6373 University Blvd.). The first pick up starts at Access Artist Run Centre at 4:15pm. Last departure from UBC Campus at 10:05pm. See map below:

Exhibiting Artists

Anna Akkerman Jordana Hovis Sin Hye Park
Danny Askew Soyoung Hyun Nick Prunkle
Annabelle Au Brian Joe Rachelle Reimer
Katelynn Bailey Jason H.W. Lee Rinske Smith
Kathryn Blair Yeri Lee Felix Suen
Nadine Bouliane Joe Lin Chantal Sullivan
Nicky Burgess Dina Maani Max Taffet
Jeff Chang Jaylene Macdonald Michael Ting
Maria Alejandrina Coates Michael Macri Nancy To
Ania Derbis Jodie Mak Man Tim Tsui
Jessica Delisle Giuliana Martinez Anita Vukoja
Sahar Edelkhani Tyler McDonald Aletheia Wittman
David Gilbar Lauren McKenna Jaime Yee
Julia Higgs Robin McNulty Jeen Yee
Sarah Hodson Vitor Munhoz Eric Yuen