Cultural Roots

Artist Sonya Clark ’89 uses hair to communicate black history. Her work is on display through mid-May at the Museum of Arts & Design in New York City.

By Katherine Jamieson

Mead Art Museum Presents Lecture by Textile Artist Sonya Clark ’89 Oct. 11

October 1, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. – In conjunction with the exhibition “18 Alumni Artists,” the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will present a lecture by Sonya Clark ’89, Assistant Professor in the Department of Environment, Textiles and Design at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her talk, “From Hair to There: Cultural Roots as Artistic Inspiration,” will take place on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 4:30 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium. A reception to mark the opening of the exhibition will follow.