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Cynthia Diane Archer, American artist. Recipient The Pres.s Purchase award, Bradley University, 1990.


Archer, Cynthia Diane was born on March 28, 1953 in New Martinsville, West Virginia, United States.


Bachelor, Goucher College, Towson, Maryland, 1975. Master of Fine Arts, West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1978.


Curator and hand lithographer Plucked Chicken Press, Evanston, Illinois, 1978—2000. Artist in residence Benedictine University, since 2006. Art consultant Jane Meyer Fine Art, Geneva & Elburn, Illinois, since 1985.

Consultant in field.


  • Other Work

    • Stained glass window design, The Sun's Candle (Art in Architecture Award, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1995), painted bench, (Collection of The Chicago Children's Museum, 1995), original hand printed lithograph, Lydian Cypher (Percent for Art Chicago Public Library. West Lawn Branch, 1988), fine art commission, 4 Original Lithographs (permanent exhibit The University of Chicago Business School, 1995), original lithograph, The Plucked Chicken Press Permanent Memorial Exhibition (Permanent Collection, 1997).


D. William Archer Junior and Mabel Garnet Barney.