“Sister” curated by Maru Quevedo // Malachi Wilson
Maru Quevedo is a mujer migrante, artist and curator from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her relationship with art and her creative process have always been collective and collaborative. Maru navigates the parallel between her academic background in sociology and gender studies with the visual arts.
“Sister” is the result of this intersection: a community that curates spaces and increases visibility for women, femmes, queer, non-binary, and gender non-conforming creatives through interdisciplinary lineups. Intentionally intersectional, Sister galleries and events feature a wide range of mediums and explore race, class, gender, and individual experiences through local artists coming together in one place.
Malachi Wilson is a contemporary artist and curator based in Provo, UT. His interdisciplinary approach to conceptual art making playfully experiments with self perception in a world with diminishing distinction between the physical and the digital. Wilson’s approach to material choice and subject matter bleeds into his aesthetic, as he critically analyzes the effects of both physical and digital social structures on independent, community and cross cultural levels. He is completing his BFA at Brigham Young University, and has participated in solo and group exhibitions across the United States, as well as his home country of Canada.
APRIL 28 – JUNE 9, 2023
HAZE MAT // Sara Serratos
HAZE MAT, a science fiction-based fashion brand rooted in photography, installation, video art, printmaking, and performance art. Anarchic brain child of Patrick Winfield Vogel and Albert [Abdul-Barr] Wang and based out of Salt Lake City and Los Angeles.
Albert [Abdul-Barr] Wang is a Salt Lake City-based conceptual photographer, tapestry, painter, sculptor, and installation artist. His projects focus on historical and economic archives, glitches in artificial intelligence and speculative themes as related to Catholic and Muslim identities, surveillance, post-language relating to science fiction, capitalist machinery, and the architectonics and commodification of sociopolitical violence via technology and social media.
Sara Serratos (Estado de México, 1993) is a media artist based in Salt Lake City, Utah. In her
artwork she explores language, landscape, inhabitable places, the environmental and
socioeconomic implications of architecture mainly in housing, and migration drawing from her
own experience. She has worked with different mediums such as analog photography (35mm and
120 formats), 3D printing, sculpture, text, painting, digital photography, and video to develop her
projects. Serratos received her BFA from the National School of Painting, Sculpture, and
Printmaking “La Esmeralda” (Mexico City, 2017). Currently, she is an MFA candidate at the
University of Utah (SLC, 2023).
JUNE 23 – AUGUST 4, 2023
Hayden White // Trishelle Jeffery
Hayden White shares the following about his upcoming Finch Lane exhibition, “Pushing and pulling the boundaries of interaction and emotion, these happenings have commitment in the intimate act portrayed. Difficult to wrap the intention to anything other than becoming lost. To become part of these moments could lead to disassociation. Full of cartoon expression, no matter the state of their face, they all share the void of their structure. Have fun.”
Trishelle Jeffery is a printmaker, comics artist, and educator with a B.F.A. and M.F.A. in Printmaking from the University of Utah and Wichita State University respectively. For over a decade her largely autobiographical work has seen critical praise in exhibitions and residencies throughout the nation, including multiple viewings and a solo exhibit at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. She is currently Foundations Coordinator for the Department of Visual Art and Design at Weber State University.
AUGUST 11 – SEPTEMBER 22, 2023
Sheryl Gillilan & Roxanne Bartel // Pablo Ayala
Sheryl Gillilan & Roxanne Bartel
Sheryl Gillilan is an award-winning quilt artist who sees inspiration for quilt ideas everywhere – tile floors, rugs, graphic and modern art, landscapes, and architecture. She uses cotton and silk fabrics, both commercial and hand-dyed, to provide a variety of colors, textures, and patterns in her quilts.
Roxanne Bartel has been a quilt artist for over 25 years. She studied painting in college, and while experimenting with painting on fabric, she made the transition to quilting as an art form. She creates her own palette of altered fabric through dyeing, bleaching, painting, and resists, and frequently uses silk kimono as a base for overdyeing because of its superior quality and woven designs.
Pablo Ayala was born in Guadalajara-Mexico and raised in Utah since the age of five. He is currently in his third year at the University of Utah double majoring in Biomedical-Engineering and Fine Arts Painting-and-Drawing. Ayala explores the intersections between his Mexican/American heritage, and has recently begun exploring the long-lasting impacts of the Spanish colonization of Mexico in his latest series La Malinche. His artwork integrates multi-media portraiture framed by naturalistic environments that create a story with the South American themes of magic realism.
OCTOBER 6 – NOVEMBER 17, 2023
Trent Call & Clint Call // Alise Anderson
Trent Call & Clint Call
Trent Call was Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is actively involved in a diversity of
ongoing projects. Trent’s work combines formal academic painting, comics, graffiti, and popular
culture. He currently works out of CAPTAIN CAPTAIN Studios in SLC.
Clint Call also graduated from the U of U and earned an MFA in sculpture from Montana State in
1977. He creates whimsical sculptures out of wood, sometimes incorporating kinetic elements
to promote a quirky narrative and sense of discovery.
Alise Anderson’s exhibition will explore the idea of funeral gifts. The funeral gift is an invitation to community members to ask themselves “What kind of gift would I give away at my own funeral?” Inspired by her Grandma Trudy, who made hundreds of needlepoints to be given away at her funeral, Anderson takes on the role of facilitator to help people make their own funeral gift. Spanning many mediums, ages, and interpretations; Funeral Gift invites you to think about your own personal legacy and what you might leave behind after you say goodbye before you have to say goodbye.
Contact Claire Taylor
Visual Arts Coordinator