temporary painting

Nan Cunningham

Nan Cunningham is blessed with an uncommon eye. Her work, in a variety of mediums, celebrates the ordinary. Her vision of the simple as beautiful has won widespread acclaim. Nan's paintings are exhibited in galleries throughout the South and are part of numerous private and corporate collections in the United States and Mexico.

Born and raised in Alabama, Nan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Arts at Auburn University. She continued her studies at Tulane University as well as with nationally known artists Hugh Williams, Byron Burford, Moe Brooker and Joseph Smith. Nan lives and paints in Montgomery, where she is founder and Director of the Third Street Painter's Workshop. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Art Colony, the oldest self-sustaining art colony in the United States

Nan hosts workshops throughout the South and holds fall sessions at Arrowmont College. She also travels extensively, as she enjoys teaching others to "really see."


Highlighted Works

  • From the Orient
  • Sunflower and Ginger Jars