Sonya Clark

Hair Craft Project 2014

Hair Craft Project 2014

Jamilah Williams (left)
Kamala Bhagat (right)
pickney

pickney

1997
cloth, wood, and thread
madam cj walker

madam cj walker

2008
combs
Albers #1

Albers #1

2013
combs, thread
afro abe ii (peacock)

afro abe ii (peacock)

2010
paper and thread
adrienne's roots

adrienne's roots

2008
hair
black hair flag (detail)

black hair flag (detail)

2010
cloth and thread
onigi 13

onigi 13

1997
cloth and thread
hook head

hook head

2003
wool felt and beads
handy ii

handy ii

2005
beads and wood
iterations

iterations

2008
combs
mom's wisdom

mom's wisdom

2011
hair

Current Exhibitions

I Am: Money Matters

August 21 - October 21

Kendall College of Art and Design, 17 Fountain Street NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Multiple Exposure: Jewelry and Photography

May 13 - September 14

Museum of Arts and Design, New York NY

For Whom It Stands

May 17, 2014 - February 28, 2015

Reginald Lewis Museum, Baltimore MD

Center for Craft Creativity and Design awards Sonya a 2013 Craft Research Grant for the Hair Craft Project

 

Civitella Ranieri Foundation gives Sonya a Fellowship in Italy in 2012

 

United States Artists names Sonya as a 2011 USA Fellow. As part of the prestigious honor, she received an unrestricted $50,000 grant.                                                                                                      Read more »

 

“Clark’s authentic obsession springs in part from the potent, multisensory memories of having her hair combed and braided as a child”

—Ashley Kistler
Director, Anderson Gallery