BIO

Name: Nina Cunningham pronounced nine (9) - ah

Alias/Alter Ego: Pinky

Born and Raised: Upstate New York

Current Residence: Indiana

Education: Bachelor of Arts, Communication Design - Buffalo University

Occupation: Graphic Designer and Fine Artist

Favorites: Books: the Bible, Griffen & Sabine Series, Lord of the Rings, Wuthering Heights Colors: Pink Items: Macintosh Computers, Retro, Vintage People: Jesus, Family & Friends, Elvis Movies: Wuthering Heights, Amelie Music: Kate Bush, Worship music Artists: Magritte, Chagal, Rosenquist, Frida Kahlo Food: Mexican and Italian

Hobbies: Playing Guitar, Singing

Design Work: Logo and Corporate Identity

Fine Art: Mixed Media, Found Art Assemblage

Awards/Acknowledgements:

Athens of Indiana Art Studios & Gallery Crawfordsville, IN the BANALITY of beauty - Solo Show, May 16 - June 2012

LaLa Gallery & Studio Lafayette, IN the Heart Remains - Solo Show, South Gallery Sept 12 - Oct 22 2011

Passion Window Gallery Terre Haute, IN HOA (Hall of Art) - Invitational Exhibition - showing five pieces July 14 - 16 2011

Tippecanoe Arts Federation Lafayette, IN Art Mix - Invitational Exhibition Group Show - four pieces showing April 15 - May 6 2011

Crawfordsville Art League Fall Art Exhibit Regional Invitational Art Show Chosen to Exhibit 2010

Athens of Indiana Art Studios & Gallery Crawfordsville, IN - Juried Gallery and Studio Artist - 2010 - Current

Art Museum of Greater Lafayette Lafayette, IN Go Figure - Invitational Exhibition of Life-sized Figurative, Recyclable Works - two pieces showing - May 21 - Sept 11 2010

Crawfordsville Art League Fall Art Exhibit Regional Juried Art Show Chosen to Exhibit 2009

Crawfordsville Art League Fall Art Exhibit Regional Juried Art Show 2008 Special Recognition for Outstanding Work - (Heart of Gold)

Crawfordsville Art League Fall Art Exhibit Regional Juried Art Show 2007 Comcast People's Choice Award - (the Dross)

Crawfordsville Art League Fall Art Exhibit Regional Juried Art Show Chosen to Exhibit 2007

Campbells Coffee Shop Crawfordsville, IN - Solo Show Vault Sept 1 - Sept. 30 2007

Mary Bishop Memorial Art Gallery Crawfordsville, IN "RESTORATION" - Solo Show June 29 - July 30 2007

Crawfordsville Art League Fall Art Exhibit Regional Juried Art Show Chosen to exhibit 2006

Crawfordsville Art League Fall Art Exhibit Regional Juried Art Show Chosen to exhibit 2004

Crawfordsville Weekly Photo Contest
Second Place, People Catagory & Third Place, Pets & Animals 2003

Fine Arts Society of the Southern Tier 65th Juried Member’s Exhibition – Third Place, Graphics 1995

17 Piece Fine Art Exhibit – Therapeutic Massage Center in Johnson City, New York, 1995

Binghamton Ad Club, Self Promotion Contest – Genesis 5 Award – Lewis Group Ltd. Illustration for piece – Third Place 1995

Utica Tri County Art Show – Second Place Mixed Media / Graphics 1992

Rome Art Association Member Exhibits – Special Award Mixed Media 1990, First Place Photography 1990, Second Place Photography 1990, Special Award from Mayor of Rome Carl J. Eilienberg, Photography 1989, Third Place Photography 1989

Kodak Newspaper Snapshot Award – Photo chosen for display at the Journey into Imagination Pavilion at Walt Disney, Epcot Center, Florida 1989

Mohawk Valley Community College 6th Annual Alumni Exhibit – Second Place Photography 1989

Rome Daily Sentinel Photo Contest – Second Place 1989, Merit Award 1989, First Place 1986

Superb Printing Contest, Buffalo – Second Place 1988

Rome Art Association 27th Annual Spring Show – Honorable Mention Graphics 1985, Regional Show – Second Place Graphics 1984

“my work is a collection of created moments representing the restoration of my life, a testimony which in fact is also a creation - created by the ultimate artist, God.”

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