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ROBERT G. CUNNINGHAM


Master Sculptor


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Robert G. Cunningham

Commissions
  2009 OKTOBERFEST BEER MAIDEN
RVSP DISTRIBUTORS
Over-life size bronze figure of Oktoberfest Beer Maiden,
5'8" x 5'4" x 3'2"
Sylmar,
California
 
  2009 ARCHIE AND HIS KIDS
HOGAN FAMILY FOUNDATION
Over-life size bronze sculpture of playing children and their canine mascot, Archie. 56" x 48" x 60".
Casa Pacifica Children's Rescue Facility
Los Angeles, California  
  2009 GOLDA MEIR & DAVID BEN GUIRON
THE LOS ANGELES JEWISH HOME FOR THE AGING
Life-size resin sculpture of Golda Meir and David Ben Gurion, 5'5" x 4' x 5' Los Angeles, California  
  2008 JOSEPH, MARY & CHRIST,
ALICE B. GLASHEEN TRUST
Life-size bronze sculpture,
5 '8" x 38;' x 28"
Virginia Beach,
Virginia
 
2007 THE LOS ANGELES JEWISH HOME FOR THE AGING Two small commemorative figurative sculptures
Bronze, 24" x 5" x 5"
Los Angeles, California
2006 THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES CULTURAL AFFAIRS Two 10' x 12' reliefs for Fire Station 13
Completion by March 2007
Los Angeles, California
2006 PENINSULA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL Pope John Paul II
Life-size bronze sculpture
Newport News, Virginia
2006 VIRGINIA BEACH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Christ Preaching From a Boat
Over-life-size bronze sculpture
Virginia Beach, Virginia
2005 VIRGINIA FERRY PLANTATION Grace Sherwood (Trial by Water for Witchcraft in 1706;
exonerated in 2006)
Life-size bronze sculpture
Virginia Beach, Virginia
2005 HOGAN FAMILY FOUNDATION St. Francis of Assisi
Life-size
Hidden Valley, California
2004 MARY STAR OF THE SEA SCHOOL Mary Circled by Three Dancing Children
Bronze sculpture 5'6" x 4' x 4'
Hampton, Virginia
2002 CITY OF LOS ANGELES
FOR THE WEST VALLEY
ANIMAL CARE AND SERVICE CENTER
Animal Tree of Life
Bronze sculpture 15' x 4' x 14';
commission awarded, completed 2006
Los Angeles, California
2002 THE GOOD SHEPARD LUTHERAN CHURCH Christ the Good Shepherd
Life-size bronze
Norfolk, Virginia
2002 ST. LUKE'S PARISH CHURCH St. Luke Painting a Portrait of St. Mary
Life-size bronze
Smithfield, Virginia
2000 ST. JOSEPH'S PARISH CHURCH Joseph and the Young Christ
(The Carpenter's Apprentice)
Life-size bronze
Smithfield, Virginia
1999 GABE GLASHEEN Family Group for St. Luke's Church
Life-size bronze 5' x 6' x 4'
Nation's oldest-standing, in-use church
Smithfield, Virginia
1999 PAUL SWEENEY Figurative Fountain
Seven-foot cast-stone
Beverly Hills, California
1999 HOWARD N. WALTER Abstract Figure/Fountain
Carved in dark gray-green steatite;
10' high x 2' x 2'
Los Angeles, California
1999 ALEXIS DEUSTCH Abstract bronze figure for the cruise ship Eagle II Santa Monica, California
1998 JOE WEIDER Greek Athletes: Thirty-eight reliefs depicting athletes
on frieze around corporate headquarters;
4' x 8' each, cast in fiberglass to simulate marble
Woodland Hills, California
1998 J. PAUL GETTY TRUST
J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM
Three marble carvings of a life-size bust,
in different stages, from beginning to completion
Los Angeles, California
1998 CAL TRANS, SAN BERNARDINO SUPERBLOCK
Katherine Spitz, Landscape architect
Horned Toad Fountain (sculpture element) San Bernardino, California
1996–1997 CAESAR'S PALACE Twenty large classical sculptures Las Vegas, California
1996 PADRE SERRA PARISH CHURCH
(Father Kidney)
Family Group
Over-life-size bronze on granite base
Camarillo, California
1995 NARDULLI/GRINSTEIN ARCHITECTS Two internally lit Rhino Horns
10' high, 24" diameter at base
Rhino Chasers Saloon, Los Angeles International Airport
Translucent fiberglass, cast aluminum, and copper
Los Angeles, California
1993 MDC FINE ARTS One semi-abstract female figure in bronze
One family group in bronze
Westlake Village, California
1993 EXIT EDEN PRODUCTIONS Four 7'-high sculptures for film production (Exit Eden) Culver City, California
1992 TOM FARRAGE
(MEXX IMAGE INTERNATIONAL, AMSTERDAM)
Two life-size figures Culver City, California
1991 ISHIMURA INTERNATIONAL Life-size bronze of Charlie Chaplin
for Charlie Chaplin mansion
Hollywood, California
1989 BELLA ZIEDMAN Commemorative life-size marble bust Hollywood, California
1988 THE BECKER GROUP Thirty fiberglass over-life-size horses; permanent installation El Paso, Texas
1988 KENT HODGITTS Over-life-size fiberglass animals; installation in New Orleans Venice, California
1987 PINE ROCK CHAPEL Commemorative life-size bronze bust Prescott, Arizona
1986 SAN PEDRO SEAMAN'S CHAPEL Nine-foot-high polychrome steel sculpture San Pedro, California
1986 DON McBRIDE COMPANY Golden California
A free-standing sculpture (composition of animals 8' high x 3' wide)
cast in bronze, 8' x 3' x 4'
Brea, California
1984 GEORGE HELTZER COMPANY Two free-standing reliefs, 7' x 60',
depicting the elements and essentials of industry
Los Angeles, California
1983 ROCK AND WATERSCAPE INC. Animal composition for the Philadelphia Zoo,
6' x 4' fiber-reinforced cement relief
Irvine, California
1982 ASSOCIATED SOUTHERN INVESTMENT CORP.
(A subsidiary of Southern California Edison Co.)
Prelude—a monumental sculpture—10" x 10" x 10'
depicting development of Southern California
Brea, California
One-Man Shows
1991 SYCAMORE SCULPTURE GALLERY Culver City, California
1989 ANGEL'S GATE CULTURAL CENTER San Pedro, California
1986 UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY GALLERY Logan, Utah
1980 ORANGE COUNTY CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART
Large kinetic and environmental structure,
designed to recreate the urban experience
Costa Mesa, California
1980 GALLERY 114 Balboa, California, Paintings and sculpture
Group Shows
2001–2002 CARLSBAD SCULPTURE GARDEN Carlsbad, California
1997 ARTEXPO New York, New York
1990–1991 SYCAMORE SCULPTURE GALLERY Culver City, California
1986 ANGEL'S GATE CULTURAL CENTER San Pedro, California
"Aspects"—Five contemporary Los Angeles Artists
1984 ANGEL'S GATE CULTURAL CENTER San Pedro, California
"14 Sculptors"—Invitational
1984 OTIS PARSONS GALLERY Los Angeles, California
1983 ELIZADE GALLERY INTERNATIONAL Laguna Beach, California
1982 LAGUNA BEACH MUSEUM OF ART Laguna, California
Invitational exhibition of sculpture
1980 ORANGE COUNTY CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART Costa Mesa, California
1979 NEWPORT HARBOR MUSEUM OF ART Newport Beach, California
1979 SADDLEBACK COLLEGE Mission Viejo, California
Invitational
Teaching Experience
1990–2004 ROBERT CUNNINGHAM SCULPTURE STUDIO
1997–2002 SANTA MONICA COLLEGE Figure sculpture I and II
1987–1994 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE (SCIARC)
1975–1990 SYCAMORE STUDIO
1974–1985 ORANGE COAST COLLEGE Sculpture and design
1971–1976 OTIS ART INSTITUTE Sculpture and design
1968–1969 SAN DIEGO STATE COLLEGE Drawing and design
Education
1965 BFA, MFA — Otis Art Institute — Graduated with honors, Los Angeles, California

 

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