I Like It In Theory

April 17, 2009,

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

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.

This exciting exhibition will be held in three locations across the UBC campus …
BC Binning Studios – 6373 University Blvd, UBC
Dorothy Somerset Studios – 6361 University Blvd, UBC
Monday – Saturday 11 AM – 5 PM
The AHVA Koerner Library Gallery – (located in room 112, Koerner Library bottom floor) – 1958 Main Mall, UBC
Wednesday – Saturday 12 PM – 5 PM

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.

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