Contact & Staff

UBC Okanagan Gallery’s team includes the Director, (appointed),  part time Curator and Curatorial Assistant as well as our work study and Graduate Research students and support from The Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies. The UBCO Gallery team plan exhibitions, manage the Public Art Collection , acquisitions and coordinate professional programming. The Gallery currently programs the FINA Gallery, in summers along with an exhibition window in January annually, as we build towards a new downtown gallery location.

General enquires:

Tania Willard

Tania Willard
Director; Assistant Professor Visual Art

Stacey Koosel

Stacey Koosel
Curator; Sessional Instructor Art History & Visual Culture

Ryan Trafananko

Shauna Oddleifson
Communications & Marketing Specialist

Philip Wyness

Philip Wyness
Technical Director

Joanne Gervais

Joanne Gervais
Manager, Media Services

Visit the Gallery

UBC Okanagan Gallery programs exhibitions annually in May-August and January, please see Exhibitions for current programming. The FINA Gallery, is located in the foyer of the Creative and Critical Studies Building, 1148 Research Road, UBC Okanagan campus.

FINA Gallery Hours

  • Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm
  • Closed weekends & stat holidays

Paid parking is available in Lot G after 1pm or GYM short term parking adjacent to the CCS building. Find out more.

Public Art Advisory Committee

Jeanette Armstrong | Associate Professor, Indigenous Studies

Roger Bizzotto | Associate Director of Facilities Management

Hussein Keshani | Associate Professor, Art History and Visual Culture

Margaret Macintyre Latta | Director, Okanagan School of Education

Lorna McParland | Artistic and Administrative Director , Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art

Katherine Pickering | Lecturer, Visual Arts

Adam Schubel | Communications and Government Relations Officer, UBC Okanagan

Philip Wyness | Technical Director, Creative Studies