Cybèle Clark-Mendes received her BFA from Cornell University, and an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Cybèle was awarded a 2010 Individual Artist Fellowship from the Delaware Division of the Arts, as well as a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts in 2008. Her work received an Honorable Mention for En Foco's New Works Photography Awards #12.
Her photographs have been shown nationally and internationally, including a solo exhibition at the Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery in Wilmington, as well as a solo show at the John Hartell Gallery at Cornell University. Cybèle has exhibited work in group shows, such as the Award Winners X, at the Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover, DE, the Alonzo Davis Endowed Fellowship Exhibit at the Sande Webster Gallery in Philadelphia, PA, En Foco’s New Works Photography Awards Exhibition in New York, NY, as well as Color, Culture, Complexity at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Atlanta, GA. Her video work was screened at both Gallery 825 located in Los Angeles, California as well as the Vision Film Festival at the FLATFILEgalleries in Chicago.
In 2004, her photographs were published in a volume of the Nueva Luz Photographic Journal. Clark-Mendes was an Artist-in-Residence at the Weir Farm Art Center, as well as the Anderson Ranch Arts Center, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and the Vermont Studio Center. Cybèle Clark-Mendes has taught photography and video at Cornell University as a Visiting Assistant Professor in addition to teaching at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI.
Cybèle lives and works in Wilmington, DE.