We Meet Again
An exhibition of works by UBC Okanagan Professor Emeritus, Jim Kalnin along with some of his former students
“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.” Albert Einstein
We Meet Again celebrates artist and educator Jim Kalnin. From the many classes Jim taught at Okanagan College, Okanagan University College, and University of British Columbia Okanagan to his numerous art exhibitions throughout the Okanagan and beyond, Jim’s influence, teachings, and guidance can be seen in many artists’ practices.
Jim Kalnin has been a long-time supporter of the arts in the Okanagan. Jim is one of the founding members of the Alternator Gallery (1988) (now the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art) and was the first curator at the Lake Country Art Gallery (January 2010-September 2011).
The definition of a student for We Meet Again is open; several artists in this exhibition have taken art classes from Jim. Others look to him for his supportive nature and dedication to the arts. These artists have come together for this exhibition to pay homage to Jim Kalnin and his artistic practice.
We Meet Again features new work by Jim Kalnin along with the work of twenty-one former students.
Rosanne Bennett Lee Claremont Glenn Clark Carin Covin Rob Fee Caitlin ffrench
Bev Gordon Natasha Harvey Lois Huey-Heck Judith Jurica
Christian Nicolay Shauna Oddleifson Amber Powell Crystal Przybille Sarah Ronald
Joanne Sale Charles Scholl Tia-Maria Soroskie Rena Warren