CunninghamFineArts.com: Bio

Portrait: Shirlee  CunninghamMs. Cunningham is a painter and photographer.

As a photographer, she specializes in black and white and sepia images, as well as wildlife, travel and landscape photographs.

Her oil paintings have been exhibited in shows and small museums throughout the United States. As a painter of contemporary realism and a sometime colorist, she paints the still life, landscape and wildlife of her travels. Her subjects range from the wilds of the Antarctic to the beauty of her local surroundings in Sonoma County, California. Her husband Russ is also a photographer who specializes in bird photography as well as travel photography. She is a member of the Salmagundi Club, New York City

RESUME OF SHOWS AND AWARDS AND MEMBERSHIPS

“Ms. Cunningham’s work is”magical”, — M. Stephen Doherty, Editor-in-Chief of American Artist Magazine and Watercolor Magazine

CURRENT WORKS ONLINE at www.CunninghamFineArts.com and at www.OakmontArtAssociation.com Members Gallery

Museum Shows

Holter Museum of Art, Helena MT, Juror Gerald Peters Gerald Peters Gallery, Award, Best Still Life of Show,
Bosque Conservatory of Fine Arts, National Exhibition, Texas
Isabelle Anderson Comer Museum, National Exhibition, NY
Sonoma Museum of Visual Arts, Small Works
Sonoma Museum of Visual Arts, Group Show

Juried Member of the Salmagundi Club, New York City

A SELECTION OF OTHER SHOWS:

American Women Artists 2017 National Online Show
Salmagundi Historic Black and White Exhibition2017 NYC
Salmagundi Radiant Still Life 2017 NYC
NOAPS International Fall Online Show for 2016
Salmagundi Thumb Box Christmas Show (3 paintings) 2016

American Artist Professional League's 88th National Exhibition, Salmagundi Club
National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society On-Line Show 2016
National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society International Competition 2016
Finalist The Artist Magazine Still Life Competition, chosen from 13,300 entries
Two Year National Tour for Paint the Parks: “Surging Heavenward” “First Flight”

National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society Best of America Touring Show 2012
California Art Club, “Mountainscapes”, City Club, Pasadena, CA
Oil Painters of America, National Show, Zantman Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
Audubon Artists of America, Salmagundi Club, New York City, NY

Oil Painters of America Western Regional Show, New York City, NY
National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society, Group Show
Gallery West, Group Show, Alexandria, VA, Dr. Barbara Wolanin, Juror, Art Historian, Curator of Sumner Museum, Washington, D.C.
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, CA, Award, Juror Karen Tsujimoto, Sr. Curator of Art, Oakland Museum, Sebastopol Center for the Arts

Sonoma County Wineries Foundation (SCA/Kunde)
Ridge Art Association, Florida, Juror, Daniel Stetson
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Juror, John Ash
Hudson Valley Art Association, New York, New York

Fraser Gallery, Georgetown International Arts Competition, Washington, D.C.
Paint the Parks 2009, Nene Goose, Big Island, Hawaii Paint the Parks, 2009, Tule Elk at Sunset, Point Reyes, California
Charlotte County Art Guild, Award, North Carolina, Juror, M. Stephen Doherty, Editor, American Artist Magazine
Allied Artists of America, Salmagundi Club, NY, NY

Sebastopol Center for the Arts, CA, Award
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, CA, Group Show
Chuck Levitan Christmas Exhibition, New York, NY, Juror Audrey Flack
National Arts for Parks, Finalist, Indian Head Waterfall, Yosemite National Park
Paint the Parks 2009, Tule Elk at Sunset, Point Reyes, CA