EDUCATION

2007 Master of Fine Arts, Studio Art University of Texas, Austin, TX
2003 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
 
2016     Figure/Heads- David Bae and Erin Cunningham, ICOSA Collective, Austin TX
 
2014     “of a Delicate Nature”: Works by Erin Cunningham, Grindstone Gallery, San Antonio TX
 
2011     Elemental Topographies: Works by Erin Cunningham, COOP Gallery, Nashville TN

GROUP AND JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2017    

Juried Exhibition at The National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art, Juror: Wassan Al-Khudhairi, Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham AL
XX8 Biennial Invitational of Female Artists, Fisch Haus Gallery, Wichita KS
Good Mourning, Tis of Thee, Co-lab Projects, Austin TX
           
2016    
ICOSA Collective: Members Exhibition, ICOSA Gallery, Austin TX
The 12th Annual People’s Gallery Exhibition, Austin City Hall, Austin TX
Texas Atomic Iron Commission: Juried Membership Exhibition, University Gallery, Texas A&M Commerce TX
‘Disparate Mythos: Women of Sculpture’, Dimension Gallery, Austin TX
Paved Garden, Dimension Gallery, Austin TX
Cross Current International Exchange Show U.S-Japan, Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, TX INVITATION, Northern-Southern Gallery, Austin TX
           
2015    
Post-Japan Exhibit for Texas Atomic Iron Commission, Virginia Shore Gallery, Abilene Christian University, Abilene TX
ICOSA Collective: Group Show of ICOSA members
3rd International Exchange Show US-Japan 2015, Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo Japan
Iron Tribe Exhibit 2015, Burris Hall Gallery, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas NM
Texas Atomic Iron Commission: Selected Works, Hanchey Gallery, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, LA
DUE EAST, Big Medium, Austin TX
 
2014
 FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING: Contemporary Art and the Human Body, Rymer Gallery, Nashville TN
*Astreisk Big Medium, Austin TX
Art on the Green: Sculpture Garden Exhibit, Kemp Center For the Arts, Wichita Falls TX
In Space: Texas Sculpture Group Members Show, Dougherty Art Center, Austin TX
Feastival THE ARTS Gallery, Collin County Community College, Plano TX

2013
12”x12”x12” Texas Sculpture Symposium, Foyer Gallery, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX
Handmade Austin Women, E4 Gallery, Austin, TX
Call to Arms, Invitational Exhibition curated by Winona Alexander, Visual Arts Complex, Temple College, Temple, TX
E.A.S.T. Artpost, Austin, TX
American Art Today: Figures, The Bascom Center for Visual Arts, juried by Jonathan Stuhlman, Highlands, NC
A Fresh Dozen, Red Arrow Contemporary, Dallas, TX
in-DEPTH Texas Sculpture Group Member Exhibition, Art Car Museum, Houston, TX
Advanced Young Artists 2013 Exhibition, AMOA-Arthouse, Austin, TX
Summoned: Cast Metal Sculpture, K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX
5x7 AMOA-Arthouse, Austin, TX
Faculty Exhibition, Gallery [1] & [2] at Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

2012
E.A.S.T. ArtPost, Austin, TX
Texas Sculpture Symposium, COOP Gallery at San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, San Angelo TX
Texas Atomic Iron Commission Exhibition, Burris Hall Gallery, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas NM
Reflections of Food, Art Folk Gallery, Birmingham, AL

2011
Texas Atomic Iron Commission Exhibition, Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Waco TX
Texas Atomic Iron Commission Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Elemental Topographies: works by Erin Cunningham, COOP Gallery, Nashville TN
Scott + Cooner: Work by Erin Cunningham, Scott + Cooner Gallery, Austin TX
Arrested Form, Dishman Art Museum, Beaumont TX

2010
Everything Must Go, Lite Box Gallery, Birmingham, AL
6th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art : Artists Exhibition, Kidwelly Industrial Museum, Kidwelly, Wales
Texas Atomic Iron Commission, Weil Gallery, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, TX
The Welch School 2010 Faculty Exhibition, Welch School Art Gallery, Atlanta GA
Art and Architecture Show: LOOK, curated by Deborah Page, private residence, Austin, TX
BAER 2009 Resident Artists show, BAER Art Gallery, Hofsos, Iceland

2009
New American Talent 24, Juror: Hamza Walker, Arthouse, Austin, TX
Wearable Art- Biennial Jewelry and Fiber Show, Bare Hands Gallery, Birmingham, AL
The National Cast Iron Art Exhibition, 2009 Conference at Sloss Furnaces, Birmingham, AL
Women’s Works 2009, Honorable mention, Northwest Area Arts Council, Woodstock, IL
E.A.S.T , Fisher and Campbell Studio, Austin, TX

2008
Alumni Show, DFA Gallery, University of Texas at Austin, Austin TX
Tangible Transience, Mimosa Gallery, Saratoga Springs NY
“A Woman’s Work is Never Done” Mimosa Gallery, Saratoga Springs NY
Texas Atomic Iron Commission, University of Texas at Permian Basin Department of Visual Arts, Permian Basin, TX

2007
Parts of the Puzzle, Please, Curator: Mel Ziegler E. Bronson Ingram Studio Art Center, Nashville, TN
5x7 Arthouse, Austin TX
CRAFTHOUSTON 2006, traveling juried show, Ellen Noel Art Museum, Odessa, TX
CODA: Part 1, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Creative Research Lab, Austin, TX

2006
Making It Together, Creative Research Lab, Austin, TX
“Not Done Yet”, Ox-Bow Art Gallery, Ox-Bow School of the Arts, Saugatuck, MI
CRAFTHOUSTON 2006, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft,
Juror: Suzanne Ramljak
Thoughts Materialized, SNAG Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Mars Gallery, Chicago, IL,
IRON 2006: Exhibition featuring Contemporary Cast Iron Sculpture, Ironbridge, UK,
Curator: David Lobdell
Related, featuring various emerging Austin artists, Mass Gallery, Austin, TX

2005
In Triplicate, The Southwest School of Art and Crafts, San Antonio, TX
Fever, works by current MFA students, Creative Research Lab, Austin TX
Grafted, Group show of UT Austin sculpture work on Congress Ave. Krugers Jewelers, Austin, TX

2004
Chicago Metal Arts Guild Group Show, Lill Street Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2003 Undergraduate Exhibition for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 1, Chicago, IL

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Deborah Page Projects, Austin TX

BIBLIOGRAPHY

The Austin Chronicle, Sam Anderson-Ramos, “Figure/Heads: David Bae and Erin Cunningham” at ICOSA Collective Gallery
http://www.austinchronicle.com/arts/2016-09-23/figure-heads-david-bae-and-erin-cunningham-at-icosa-collective-gallery/
Austin Fusion Magazine, Jeana Bertoldi, “Erin Cunningham: Artist, Experimenter and Metal Enthusiast, Nov 2013
The Tennesean, Jones, MiChelle, “Sculpture Breaks Molds: Work by Erin Cunningham,” Aug. 2011
B-Metro, Levine, Brett, “Pounded Into Shape”, STUDIO interview with Erin Cunningham, Birmingham, AL
Austin Chronicle Brenner, Wayne Alan, “New American Talent Twenty-Fourth Exhibition”, Austin Chronicle, Austin, TX 2009
Nashville Scene, Critics Pick, “Parts of the Puzzle, Please” Nashville, TN October, 2007
Making It Together, Rivera, Katia, “Erin Cunningham,” Austin, TX 2006
Making It Together, Castillo, Salvado, Austin Chronicle, Austin, TX August, 2006
Fever Catalogue, Campbell, Andy, “Get Rid of Those Love Handles!” Austin, TX 2005

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012-present Lecturer, 3D Foundations, Sculpture, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

2012-2013 Lecturer, Metalsmithing, University of Texas at Austin, Austin TX

2011-2012 Instructor, Beginning and Intermediate Metals, Samford University, Birmingham AL

2011-2012 Adjunct Instructor, 3D Design, Sculpture, Foundry, University of Montevallo, Montevallo AL

2010-2011 Adjunct Instructor, 2D Design, 3D Design, Metals, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

2009-2010 Visiting Assistant Professor in Sculpture, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2007- 2008 Visiting Assistant Professor in Sculpture, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

2007 Instructor of Record, 3D Foundations, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2004- 2006 Teaching Assistant, Metals Department, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

2015  Art Department at University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX

Fall 2011 University of Montevallo, Montevallo AL

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

2011 Visiting Artist in Residence at Sloss Metal Arts, Birmingham AL

2009 International Artist-in-residence at BAER Art Center, Hofsos Iceland