“Skin Hunger” features works by Jordan Doody, Briar Craig, Brittany
Reizel, Avery Ullyot-Comrie, Hana Hamaguchi, Pip Dryden, Ashley Desjarlais,
Bethany Hiebert, Arianna Tooke, and Jordan MacDonald. All the artists are
members of the UBCO artistic community, with students from UBCO’s Bachelor
and Master of Fine Arts, as well as faculty members. “People will have the
option to view the exhibition from the comfort of their own home with an
online 3D tour of Skin Hunger, as well as Zoom talks with some of the
The artistic director for the project, fine arts student Pip Dryden, is
working closely with the gallery and other team members to ensure that this
exhibition showcases the artists. They are ensuring these pieces bring a
sense of connection during these isolated times, while also ensuring the
exhibition a safe experience for visitors.
We encourage you all to check out the exhibition and artworks as an
opportunity to feel a connection and bring a positive experience to light
during this pandemic. Visitors to the gallery must follow social distancing
measures which include a maximum of 6 people in the gallery at one time.
As part of the “Skin Hunger” exhibition, a panel of artists will discuss
materiality in their artworks along with how the pandemic has changed or
challenged their practice. Registration is now open for the panel on March
16th at 6:00 pm.
“Skin Hunger” opens to the public on March 4, 2021 and runs until March
26, 2021, in the FINA Art Gallery, 1148 Research Rd, Kelowna, BC.