Onya Hogan-Finlay is a Canadian artist based in Los Angeles. She creates drawings, artist multiples and collaborative work that activates participation through site specific installation and social practice. Responding to collections of LGBT archives, Onya has organized exhibitions and projects that re-imagine and reveal feminist iconographies and minor histories.

Avest Awards

Avesta Awards Poster

Avesta Awards at the Amory

Project Description

2017 Avest Awards — Honoring the decade long legacy of the Woman’s Building Vesta Awards (1982-1991), Onya Hogan-Finlay and Phranc will collaborate to create the 2017 Avest Awards, a limited edition of handmade, miniature paper vest sculptures and letter pressed certificates that will be presented to 10 women in recognition of their contributions to the arts in Southern California.