Oaths and Epithets: Works by Sonya Clark

April 21, 2017 - August 19, 2017 in the Main Gallery

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Artist Sonya Clark leads viewers on an investigation of the inherent histories embedded in familiar materials ranging from human hair, to thread, to gold. Discover how everyday objects act as both mirrors and sponges, reflecting and absorbing our personal and collective narratives.

{IMAGE: Sonya Clark, Skein, 2016. Human Hair. Photo credit: Taylor Dabney}


Funding for Oaths and Epithets: Works by Sonya Clark is provided by the Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh Program, a partnership of The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments, and media sponsors 91.3 WYEP and 90.5 WESA. Additional support is provided by the Allegheny Regional Asset District, the Elizabeth R. Raphael Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Richard King Mellon Foundation, and the Windgate Foundation. (As of December 2016)