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1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

2014 Winner

Sonya Clark

Sonya Clark is a fiber and mixed media artist working in Richmond, Virginia, where she chairs the Department of Craft and Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. She uses objects such as cloth, hair, and combs to give voice to the complexity of American identity and history. Clark’s work has been exhibited in over 250 museums and galleries in Europe, Africa, Asia, South America, Australia, and throughout the United States.

Image courtesy of Diego Valdez