Sonya Clark


Hair Stories are Part of Artist’s Exhibit | view the article
Detroit Free Press, October 17, 2015

Does ‘American Art’ Exist Anymore? | view the article
The Atlantic, November 18, 2015

Crafted tactile sensations | view the article
Boston Globe, September 25, 2015

Anything But Normal: Why VCU’s Sonya Clark and Darryl Harper May Be Richmond’s Premier Art Couple | view the article
Style Weekly, September 22, 2015

From Climate Change to Race Relations, Artists Respond to Richmond, Virginia | view the article
Hyperallergic, July 13, 2015

Bree Newsome’s Confederate Flag Pole Climb Was an Artistic Statement | view the article
Time, July 3, 2015

Here’s One Confederate Flag That Shouldn’t Be Taken Down | view the article
Mother Jones, June 27, 2015

Artist Defies Rednecks and Unravels the Confederate Flag—Let’s Hope It’s For Good | view the article
Artnet News, June 25, 2015

Artist Sonya Clark Literally Deconstructs Confederate Flag in New York Gallery | view the article
Nashville Scene, June 25, 2015

Unraveling: An Artist’s Take On The Confederate Flag | view the article
NPR, June 22, 2015

Artist Asks How Far We’ve Really Progressed In The 150 Years Since The Civil War | view the article
Huffington Post, June 2, 2015

ArtPrize $100,000 Juried Grand Prize co-winner was unaware of award, riding subway in New York: ‘It feels fantastic’ | view the article
MLive, October 11, 2014

Anila Quayyum Agha Wins Both the Public and the Jury Award | view the article
New York Observer, October 10, 2014

Anila Quayyum Agha Sweeps ArtPrize | view the article
Hypoallergic, October 10, 2014

Toward an Egalitarian ArtPrize | view the article
Art in America, October 15, 2014

Sixth Annual ArtPrize Winners Announced | view the article
Detroit Free Press, October 11, 2014

‘Intersections’ and ‘The Hair Craft Project’ win ArtPrize 2014 | view the article
Art Forum, October 11, 2014

Crowning Craftsmanship | View the Article
Marissa Hermanson, R Home, September/October 2013

Artist Sonya Clark weaves tales with textiles, hair at CAFAM | View the Article
Scarlett Cheng, Los Angeles Times, Art/Culture Section, July 7, 2013

Review: Physical, metaphorical fuse in work of Sonya Clark | View the Article
Leah Ollman, Los Angeles Times, Arts/Culture Section, July 5, 2013

Sonya Clark’s Potent Material | View the Blog Review
Monica Moses, American Craft, October 14, 2011

Data Processing | View the PDF
Christy DeSmith, American Craft, December/January 2011

“New Materiality” and the Sensory Power of Craft | View the PDF
BA Harrington, Furniture Matters, September 2010

The Currency of Craft | View the PDF
Lowery Stokes Sims, Fiber Arts, September/October 2009

Time Well Spent | View the PDF
Crafts, September/October 2009

Art About Hair | View the PDF
Jacqueline Francis, International Review of African American Art, Vol. 15, No. 2

Awarding Talent | View the PDF
American Craft, April/May 2005

Trinket to Talisman: Contemporary Charms | View the PDF
Vicki Halper, Metalsmith, Fall 2004

Packages of Wishes and Dreams: the Beaded Prayers Project | View the PDF
Patricia Malarcher, Surface Design, Spring 2003

Review: Beaded Prayers | View the PDF
Cynthia Becker, African Arts, Vol. 39, No. 2

Review: Sonya Clark at the Indianapolis Museum of Art | View the PDF
Jean Robertson, Sculpture, December 2002

Beaded Blessings | View the PDF
Deborah Pulliam, Beadwork, August/September 2001

Sonya Clark: Crowning the Spirit | View the PDF
Jody Clowes, Surface Design, Winter 2000

Profile: Sonya Clark | View the PDF
Beverly Gordon, Fiber Arts January/February 1999

Review: Sonya Clark at the Anderson Gallery | View the PDF
Bill Gaskins, New Art Examiner, March 1997

“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