Cheryl Pope (b.1980) is an interdisciplinary visual artist born in Chicago, USA living in NY, USA. In her artistic practice she employs sculpture, video, installation, assembly, drawing and performance. Her work questions and responds to issues of identity as it relates to the individual and the community, specifically in regards to race, gender, class, history and power. Her practice emerges from the act and politics of listening. Pope studied under the artist Nick Cave for twelve years, was a teaching artist at the Museum of Contemporary Art for seven years, and worked in multiple community based organizations throughout Chicago. Pope received her BFA and MD from the School of the Art Institute Chicago, where she is now an Adjunct Professor. Pope lives and works between Chicago and New York.
Unfolding the fold
Knowing that the horizon would lay bare
KNOWING THAT THE HORIZON WOULD LAY BARE, 2018, Silk, dye, metal rod
LONG REACH, 2018, Silk, steel ring, boxing wraps
127 x 165 cm