BIOGRAPHY - Angela Cunningham b. 1977
Angela Cunningham (b. 1977) grew up in the Bay Area of California. She studied at various art colleges eventually receiving her BFA in Drawing and Painting with a minor in sculpture from Laguna College of Art and Design. After teaching in California at LCAD and Saddleback College from 2005-2007, Angela pursued her passion for the classical techniques of drawing and painting under the mentorship of Jacob Collins at the Grand Central Academy of Art in NY City. She graduated GCA in 2010. She now teaches privately at her own studio in Asheville, North Carolina. She also teaches workshops at various studios nationwide. Angela is a recipient of various awards including the Morris and Alma Schapiro Achievement Award, Art Renewal Center First Place Scholarship Award, the Alfred Ross Achievement Award and more.