John Cunningham was born in New York and received a diploma in Literature from the University of Pennsylvania. After declining an offer to join the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, he returned to New York to pursue work in drawing and painting, and subsequently moved to France. He has studied at the National Academy of Design, The Art Student's League, and the New York Studio School, as well as L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts.
He lives and works primarily in New York and France and his drawings and paintings have been shown in New York, Paris, Nimes, Florence and Mexico.
..." drawings and paintings are efforts to entrance, perchance to enhance, the eye event."..
1993 Salon des Artistes Independants, Paris
2001 National Arts Club; New York
2004 Art Watch International Benefit ; Century Club New York
2007 Hommage a Francois Godebski, Sculpteur; Galerie Jules Salles Nimes, France
2008 Artistas por el Medio Ambiente; Galiera HECARO Mexico
2011 Sideshow; Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Barbara Berger & Theodore Aronson
Ms. Peace Sullivan
Iris Carriere & Pascal Gross