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Cheryl Pope

Interdisciplinary Artist
2015 3Arts Awards /  2019 The Camargo Foundation Fellow
Visual Arts

Cheryl Pope received her BFA and Master’s in Design from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she is now an Adjunct Full Professor. Pope studied under 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.

Exhibitions and projects in 2022 include a solo exhibition at both Monique Meloche Gallery and the Ulrich Museum of Art, and group exhibitions at Kalamooz Institute of the Arts and Weinburg-Newton Gallery in Chicago. A recipient of a 2015 3Arts Award, Pope's work is included in the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Joan Flasche Artist’s Book Collection, Chicago; Seattle Art Museum, WA; and Museum of Fine Arts Virginia, among others. A native Chicagoan, Pope is represented by Monique Meloche Gallery and based in Chicago. 

 

Featured Artworks

  •  Cheryl Pope artwork Woman and Man on Striped Mat, 2020 48 x 71 inches, wool roving needle punched into cashmere
  •  Cheryl Pope artwork Mother and Child at Sea 64 x 71.5", needlepunched wool roving on cashmere
  •  Cheryl Pope artwork Woman with Swan 60 x 50 inches, wool roving needle punched into cashmere
  •  Cheryl Pope artwork Room with Striped Dresser, 2022 Needle-punched wool roving on cashmere, wood painted frame 83 x 59 inches
  •  Cheryl Pope artwork The Sun, 2022 Needle-punched wool roving on cashmere, wood painted frame 59 x 73 inches
  •  Cheryl Pope artwork Room With Two Windows, 2022 Needle-punched wool roving on cashmere, wood painted frame 60.5 x 75.75 inches
  •  Cheryl Pope artwork Portrait of a Woman 5, 2022 Needle-punched wool roving on cashmere, wood painted frame 28 x 23 inches
  •  Cheryl Pope artwork Woman with Dog, 2021 wood painted frame 73 x 59 inches
  •  Cheryl Pope artwork Woman and Man Reclining on Mat #12, 2019

    wool roving needle punched on cashmere, 70.5 x 48.25"

  •  Cheryl Pope artwork MOTHER BATHING CHILD, 2020 47 x 70 inches, wool roving needle punched into cashmere
  •  Cheryl Pope artwork WOMAN AND MAN ON STRIPED MAT, 2020 50 x 65 inches, wool roving needle punched into cashmere
  •  Cheryl Pope artwork The Wind, 2022 Needle-punched wool roving on cashmere, wood painted frame 60x 70 inches