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Robert Cunningham

 (1924 - 2010)
Robert Morris Cunningham was active/lived in Kansas, Missouri.  Robert Cunningham is known for illustration, marine genre painting.

Biography   Robert Cunningham


Cunningham was born August 4, 1924 in Herington, Kansas.  Studied at the Univ. of Kansas, the Kansas City Art Institute, and the Art Students League in New York.  His assignments included U.S. Postal issues, the 1980 Winter Olympic series for the New York Telephone Co., and numerous national advertising accounts. His vivid colors and compositions are his trademark with sports themes a common subject matter. 

Member: Society of Illustrators.

Awards: Hamilton King Award, Society of Illustrators, 1983.

Added note:
Robert M. Cunningham passed on February 27, 2010.

Birth and death dates courtesy of the artist's niece, Mary Ellen Wernimont

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
AskART, www.askart.com, accessed Oct. 12, 2007; Pamphlet file at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library in Washington, DC.



This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.



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