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 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 2018 include Declaration, the inaugural exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Richmond, VA; Flux Projects, Atlanta, GA; and Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland. A recipient of a 2015 3Arts Award, Pope’s work is in the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Joan Flasche Artist’s Book Collection, Chicago; and Seattle Art Museum, WA. A native Chicagoan, Pope is currently based between Chicago and New York. She is represented by Monique Meloche Gallery in Chicago and Galleria Bianconi in Milan.