Imogen Cunningham

Imogen Cunningham

Fellow: Awarded 1970
Field of Study: Photography

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1969 and 1970:

Cunningham, Imogen. Appointed for photography.

Born April 12, 1883, Portland, Oregon. University of Washington, B.S., 1907, Technische Hochschule (Dresden), 1909–1910; Honorary D.F.A., California College of Arts and Crafts, 1967.

Free-lance photographer; Visiting Instructor at California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco State College, Humboldt State College, and elsewhere.

Exhibitions: One-man shows at Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles County Museum, De Young Museum, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, E. B. Crocker Art Gallery (Sacramento), San Francisco Museum of Art, Mills College Art Gallery (Oakland), Cincinnati Art Museum, Limelight Gallery (New York), Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland Public Museum, George Eastman House, Art Institute of Chicago, Henry Art Gallery (University of Washington), Stanford University, California College of Arts and Crafts, Focus Gallery (San Francisco), Siembab Gallery (Boston), Smithsonian Institution Museum of History and Technology, Witkin Gallery (New York). Group shows at Deutscher Werkbund (Stuttgart), Museum of Modern Art, Golden Gate International Exposition (San Francisco), Bay Area Photographers Show (San Francisco), Pasadena Art Museum, and elsewhere.

Represented in the permanent collections of George Eastman House, Museum of Modern Art, and elsewhere.

Publications: Imogen Cunningham: Photographs, 1970. Photographs published in Wilson’s Photographic Magazine, Vanity Fair, U.S. Camera, Architectural Review (London), Modern Photography, Washington Alumnus, Infinity, Domus (Italy), Arts and Architecture, Natura (Italy), Aperture, U.S. Camera Annual, Album (London), and elsewhere.