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Painter and pensman, illustrator and designer with over 30 years of experience in the arts, Cunningham's creative explorations range from delineating the mundane to capturing the extraordinary.
An award winning artist, he put his fine art production on the back burner while pursuing a commercial arts career (aestech-art.com) and a deep involvement in arts advocacy.
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art affiliations :
|The Artist Index
of Upstate S.C. & Western N.C.
|Artists Collective Spartanburg
|Artists' Guild of Spartanburg
Upstate S.C. & Western N.C.
|Metropolitan Arts Council
Even when his subject matter is animal plant, or object, he tries to interject some aspect of humanity into his work. For example, he'll explore relationships between trees as if they were people. A forest may become a dance, a party, or a street scene.
110 Carrie Ct, Greenville, SC
|Red Wolf Gallery
8 East Main Street, Brevard, NC
2022 - Artfields 2022, Lake City, SC • 47th Annual Juried Show - Anderson Arts Center – Juror: Kirah Van Sickle, illustrator, graphic designer, and fine artist • 40th South Carolina Juried Arts - Pickens County Museum of Art & History - Juror: Dale Cochrane, illustrator and fine artist
2021 - Artfields 2021, Lake City, SC • 3rd Annual Artists Collective|Spartanburg Competition 4 State Juried Competition – 1st Place Jurors: Mary Erickson, ASMA, OPA, co-founder American Tonalist Society, founder The Nantucket Group & Denise C. Woodward-Detrich, Director of Lee Gallery, Clemson Univerisity
2020 - Artfields 2020, Lake City, SC • 38th South Carolina Juried Arts - Pickens County Museum of Art & History – 3rd Place - Juror: Edyth McAcAbee • 2nd Annual Artists Collective|Spartanburg 4 State Jurored Competition – Jurors: Alice Sebrell, Program Director, Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center, Asheville, NC & Connie Bostic, artist, local art historian, and former owner of Zone One Contemporary Gallery, Asheville, NC •"Nothing Has Changed, Everything Has Changed – Artists Speak Out", Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC
2019 - 37th South Carolina Juried Arts - Pickens County Museum of Art & History – 2nd Place & Honorable Mention - Juror: Frederick C. Graff, AWS, NWS, TWSA
2016 - Artists' Guild of Spartanburg's Juried Exhibition – Juror: Mary Benz Gilkerson, South Carolina artist, colorist, educator
2003 - Biennial Hub City Juried Art Competition, Spartanburg Art Museum – Juror: Burt Silverman, internationally recognized artist, illustrator, author
2001 - Biennial Hub City Juried Art Competition, Spartanburg Art Museum – Juror: Lilian Tone, Assistant Curator of Painting & Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) • Annual Sidewalk Competition - 3rd in Open Media Category - Spartanburg Art Museum – Juror: Pam Myers, Director, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC • Artists' Guild of Spartanburg's Annual Juried Exhibition – Juror: Christine Taylor, Hodges-Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, NC. • "Pure Oil" Invitational Exhibition, Pickens County Museum
2000 - Artists' Guild of Spartanburg's Juried Exhibition – Honorable Mention - Juror: Leo Twiggs, Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Award recipient • South Carolina Watercolor Society Annual Jurored Exhibition – Merit Award – Juror: Serge Hollerbach, nationally known author and painter
1996 - Artists' Guild of Spartanburg's Juried Exhibition – Juror: Jean McWhorter, well-known South Carolina Artist
1994 - South Carolina Watercolor Society Annual Jurored Exhibition – Juror: Milt Kobayashi, nationally recognized painter
1993 - Spring Mills Jurored Exhibition – Juror: Ann Temkin, Curator of 20th Century Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art • County Foundation's Golden Anniversary Jurored Art Exhibition – Juror: Gudmund Vigtel, Director Emeritus of the High Museum, Atlanta
1991 - Spring Mills Traveling Show – Best Easel Painting - Juror: Charles Stuckey, Curator of 20th Century Painting, Art Institute of Chicago
1988 - Spring Mills Traveling Show – Honorable Mention- Juror: Glenn Bradshaw, ANA, NA, noted painter & art educator, Professor, University of Illinois
1982 - Spring Mills Traveling Show – Honorable Mention - Juror: James N. Wood, Director, Art Institute of Chicago
If you have a special set of circumstances that needs a custom solution, please click on the "gallery rep" button above and contact one of the agents listed.
Depending on the complexity and scope of the job, a commission generally starts with photos, sketches, or some other visual reference, and will involve periodic feedback from the client. Larger projects are broken down in an agreed upon number of stages. Upon request, I will be happy to provide you with a work breakdown schedule.