Sonya Clark

Reversals (Performance)

Reversals (Performance)

2019
Photo by Jessica Kourkounis for The New York Times
these days, this country, this history

these days, this country, this history

2019
cotton flags
Monumental Cloth, The flag we should know

Monumental Cloth, The flag we should know

2019
Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño
Monumental Cloth, installation

Monumental Cloth, installation

2019
Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño
Edifice and Mortar (detail)

Edifice and Mortar (detail)

2018
Brick, human hair
Unraveling & Unraveled

Unraveling & Unraveled

2015
Battle Flag of the Confederacy (cotton)
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
afro Abe II (peacock)

afro Abe II (peacock)

2010
paper and thread
Black Hair Flag

Black Hair Flag

2010
cloth and thread
Onigi 13

Onigi 13

1997
cloth and thread
Mom's Wisdom

Mom's Wisdom

2011
photograph
Iterations

Iterations

2008
combs

Current Exhibitions

Tatter, Bristle, and Mend (solo retrospective)

March 3-May 31

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC

Heavenly Bound + Monumental Cloth: the flag we should know

April 9-September 12

deCordova Museum and Sculpture park

Crafting America

February 6-May31

Crystal Bridges Museum, AR

“Clark affirms her affinity for … an aesthetic of improvisational materiality.”

—Lowery Stokes Sims
curator, Museum of Arts and Design