Nan Cunningham

Nan Cunningham

Artwork

Nan Cunningham
An Alabama native, Nan Cunningham started her artistic career under the mulberry tree as a child. She made dyes from berries and nuts and began painting right away. She never stopped and has been a fulltime painter ever since. A superb colorist, Cunningham uses her loose painterly style on a wide range of subjects, gathering numerous awards and honors along the way. She currently serves on the Board of the Alabama Art Colony and was previously a Board Member of the Mississippi Art Colony as well as the Montgomery Arts Council. An Auburn University graduate and faculty member of Arrowmont School in Tennessee, John C. Campbell in North Carolina and The Alabama Education Center, Cunningham is in high demand for her creative workshops and expressive presentations. She happily shares the knowledge gathered in over 50 years before the easel and judges art competitions throughout the region. Jean Cocteau expressed Nan's philosophy nicely: "Art is not a pastime but a priesthood." Nan's work has been featured in many magazines and publications including Southern Living, Veranda, Society South, Prime, Southern Accents and House Beautiful. She has won numerous awards and is represented in corporate and private collections throughout the world. Nan lives in Auburn, Alabama with her Italian Peacock Hound, Renzo Piano where she paints every day. Although they have chosen other professions, both of her children are talented artists as well.
Artist
A Perfect Pair
Nan Cunningham

A Perfect Pair

acrylic on canvas

10 x 10 in

Reflecting on Hydrangeas
Nan Cunningham

Reflecting on Hydrangeas

acrylic on canvas

24 x 24 in

Zinnias
Nan Cunningham

Zinnias

acrylic on canvas

48 x 24 in

Christmas Tidings
Nan Cunningham

Christmas Tidings

acrylic on canvas

4 x 12 in

Season's End
Nan Cunningham

Season's End

acrylic on canvas

60 x 48 in

Early Hydrangeas
Nan Cunningham

Early Hydrangeas

acrylic on canvas

48 x 48 in

Southern Jewels: Jade & Emerald Magnolias
Nan Cunningham

Southern Jewels: Jade & Emerald Magnolias

acrylic on canvas

48 x 36 in

Hydrangeas
Nan Cunningham

Hydrangeas

acrylic on canvas

48 x 36 in

White Ginger Lilies in the Studio
Nan Cunningham

White Ginger Lilies in the Studio

acrylic on canvas

60 x 48 in

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