What: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Away We Go
Who: Lindsay Kirker
When: September 8 to 24, 2020; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday
Where: FINA Gallery, CCS Building, UBC’s Okanagan Campus, Kelowna
MFA student Lindsay Kirker’s thesis exhibition is on now in the FINA Gallery at UBC Okanagan in the CCS building.
Lindsay says about her work:
I paint images of construction with Nature as a way to reinterpret the world around me. This method of painting within my current body of work developed significantly after experiencing loss. I intuitively began taking pictures of construction sites, as a need for stability, manifested itself through an attraction to structure. Life felt chaotic, but I found salvation in scaffolding, cranes, and concrete. Through my artistic practice, common themes emerged: the idea of home and a sense of place, but more so, preservation, fragility, demolition, and creation. There was an immediate agency to create, and my paintings became both a response and a way to make sense of the nonsensical.
Note: Visitors to the gallery must follow social distancing measures which include a maximum of 6 people in the gallery at one time. Please follow the signage and instructions when entering the CCS building.