On view March 21-April 13, 2018
Eli Marsh Gallery • 105 Fayerweather Hall

Opening Lecture & Reception:
Wednesday, March 21, 4:30 p.m.
Pruyne Lecture Hall • 115 Fayerweather Hall


Sonya Clark, Gold Coast Journey, 2016. 5242 inches of 18k gold wire on hand carved ebony wood spool. The length of the gold, scaled in inches to miles, measures the distance between the former Gold Coast (Ghana) and Richmond, Virginia, the second largest port for human trafficking at the height of the Transatlantic slave trade. Photo credit: Taylor Dabney

Sonya Clark, Amherst College’s 2017-18 Artist-In-Residence, is a Distinguished Research Fellow in the School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her work has been exhibited in over 350 museums and galleries in the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe and Australia. She is the recipient of a United States Artist Fellowship, a Pollock Krasner award, an 1858 Prize, Art Prize Grand Jurors Award, and an Anonymous Was a Woman Award, a Red Gate Residency in China, a BAU Carmago Residency in France, a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Residency in Italy, a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, a Knight Foundation Residency at the McColl, a Civitella Ranieri Residency in Italy, a Yaddo Residency, and a VCUarts Affiliate Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome.




Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday, 12-4 p.m.
Closed Saturday

Please note: This exhibition will close at noon on Friday, April 13.

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