Jennifer Cunningham is a is a professional artist who paints in oils, acrylic and watercolour. She has won multiple awards for her work including the Henry Higgins Traveling Scholarship and the Taylor art award.
She is also a gentle and encouraging teacher who has many years of teaching experience and has taught in the National Gallery, in IADT and NCAD in Dublin. She teaches all levels from complete beginners to professional artists looking for extra guidance. Many of her students progress on to third level colleges around Ireland.
She exhibits regularly with the Royal Hibernian Academy and recently had a solo show at the Ashford Gallery. She is a printmaker and is a member of the Black church studio in Dublin. She graduated with Masters in fine art from NCAD in 2008 and a first class honours degree from GMIT in 2002. She exhibits nationally and internationally and her work is in several public collections including the OPW and ESB
Jennifer Cunningham School of Art is established over ten years and classes take place Monday to Wednesday; mornings 10.30 a.m- 12.30, evenings 7-9 pm in Newcastle and Cregal Art.
The standard and diversity of artwork from the students are of exceptional quality, including traditional landscapes, seascapes through to contemporary art using various techniques and a range of mediums She also teaches a special drawing course perfect for developing your technique leading to finished paintings or preparing a portfolio for the third level.
Saturday full day workshops are available throughout the year catering for all levels of ability