Sonya Clark

Sonya Clark

Sonya Clark is the Chair of the Craft and Material Studies Department at Virginia Commonwealth University and former ACC trustee. She holds a MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and was awarded their first Mid-career Distinguished Alumni Award. She is the recipient of awards including the Grand Juror’s Award at Art Prize for the Hair Craft Project, a Pollock-Krasner Grant, a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, an 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, and a United States Artist Fellowship. Her work is in the permanent collections of museums including the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Philadelphia Museum of Art, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Indianapolis Museum of Art, and Virginia Museum of Fine Art.