Cheryl Pope is an interdisciplinary visual artist that questions and responds to issues of identity as it relates to the individual and the community, specifically in regards to race, gender, class, history, power and place.
Her practice emerges from the act and politics of listening.
Pope received her BFA and MD from the School of the Art Institute Chicago, where she is now an Adjunct Professor.
She is represented by Monique Meloche Gallery in Chicago and Galleria Bianconi in Milan.
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 is from Chicago and based in Chicago and New York.
Learn more: https://www.cherylpope.net/about
Something in the Air
During her residency at the Camargo Foundation, Cheryl Pope focused on fragrance, sculpting poetic scents inspired by new intersections.