Holland Cunningham is an American artist who makes work using various materials, employing oil, water-based media, photography as well as animation. Her most recent work is an assortment of mixed media/oil paintings and installations in which she uses found photography as a starting point.

Holland Cunningham was born in Roanoke, Virginia in 1967 and was educated at the University of Virginia with a BA in Art History and Studio Art. She has studied at the Art Students League and also the National Academy in New York City. She was a fellow at the Bau Institute in Otranto, Italy during the summer of 2012. Her art is in numerous public and private collections all over the world. She continues to work and live in New York City.

Select Exhibitions


Studio Visit Magazine, Spring, US publication
Quogue Gallery, Art on Paper, March, New York, New York
New York School of the Arts, Installation "Little Pink Houses", ongoing, New York, NY


New York School of the Arts, "A Sweet Day of November", group show and open studio, November, New York, NY
Church of the Heavenly Rest Gallery, "49 Things", solo show, September- January, New York, NY
Quogue Gallery (barn) "Quogue in Common" solo show, November, Quogue, New York
Royal Academy of Art, "Summer Exhibition- Grayson Perry curates" group show, June - September, London
“Anonyme Zeichner”, Galerie Nord/Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin (April)

Carriage Barn Art Center,“Spectrum” (April,May), New Canaan, CT
Veronica Beard, Soho, featured artist, ongoing, New York NY
Quogue Gallery, group show, Spring, Charleston, South Carolina

Voltz Clarke Gallery, solo show, April, New York, New York
“Creative Mischief” National Academy of Art, “Swimmers”-mixed media video, May, New York, NY
Institute of Fine Arts, “Light Leaks”, Summer, New York, New York
Veronica Beard, Featured Artist, ongoing, New York, New York

“Chrystie Paintings”, solo show, Quogue Gallery, July, Quogue, NY
Art Southampton, Quogue Gallery, July, Southampton, NY
Friends Seminary group show, February, David Zwirner Gallery New york, New york

“Small Works!” Carriage Barn Art Center, (November), New Canaan, New York Quogue Art Gallery, small installation, November, Quogue, New York
Art Southampton, Voltz Clarke (July) Southampton, New York
National Academy Museum, “Creative Mischief” (May) New York
Nierman Weeks Showroom curated by Amanda Nisbet Design (May) New York 96 Forest gallery and Art Walk (May) Locust Valley, New York


"On the Relativity of Distance":American and Italian art, 1963-2013, National Academy (October)
"Found", Quogue Art Gallery, Quogue, NY (July)
"Creative Mischief", National Academy Museum, New York, NY (May)
"Anonyme Zeichner", Galerie Delikatessenhaus, Leipzig, (May)
“Anonyme Zeichner”, Galerie Nord/Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin (April)
“The Collective Image”, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA (March/April)


“The Psycology of the Portrait” Sonia Getchoff Gallery, New York, NY
The National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY
“Arts and Arts”, Fortezzo da basso, Florence, Italy
LK Home, Group show, Quogue, New York
Bau Institute Residency and exhibit, Otranto, Italy (June)
Special Project Show (animation installation), National Academy Museum and School, May
Blair Voltz Clarke Art Consulting- Group show – Armory Show special event, (March)
“The Photo Gesture”, National Academy of Art (March/April)
Oriet Fine Art, Baltimore, MD (April)


SMI Art Gallery, Greenwich, CT (2009-present)
National Academy of Art- September
Virginia Center for Creative Arts (VCCA) - show and auction
Blair Voltz Clarke Art Consulting- 2 group shows, Manhattan House
Site 110 – “Subtitled” Group show curated by Maurizio Pellegrin


Studio School- Group show and Auction
Colony Club- “By Our Own Hands” Group show and publication
Quogue Historical Society- Summer Art show and sale


National Arts Club- SOLO Show, Gregg Gallery
The Chapin School- featured artist
Quogue Historical Society- Summer Art show and sale


Quogue Art Gallery- SOLO show

2003 – 2008

National Academy- various student shows
Jones, Clark, and Company, Group show

1992 – 1997

The Art Students League- group shows


Bayly Art Museum, Charlottesville, Virginia, Group show



“The Photo Gesture” exhibition catalog 2012

“Subtitled” exhibition catalog 2011

“By Our Own Hands” exhibition catalog 2011

Studio School Auction Catalog 2010

VCCA Auction Catalog 2010

House Beautiful, June 2009

Cottage Living, May 2008

Woman’s Day, July 2010

Charleston Magazine, Fall 2007