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graphic design educator

Robert Edwin Cunningham, American graphic design educator. Recipient awards Art Direction Magazine, 1977, 78, 79, 80, Southern Creativity Show, Barney awards, 1979, 80, 81, The Best in Baltimore Merit awards, 1980, Desi awards Graphics Design United States of America Magazine, 1977, 80, 81, 82, 84, 85. Served with United States Army, 1970-1971.

Background

Cunningham, Robert Edwin was born on September 5, 1948 in Oil City, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Carl Newman and Myrna Effie (Vandevort) Cunningham.

Education

Student, Broward Junior College, 1966-1967; Bachelor of Science, Towson State University, 1970.

Career

Teacher art, Baltimore City Schools, 1970; layout artist, Acme Markets, Inc., Baltimore, 1973; design director, Cunningham & Sullivan, Baltimore, 1973; creative director national, Thompson Recruitment Advertising, Inc., Baltimore, 1973-1986; vice president, senior art director, Williams Company, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1986; graphic design instructor, College of Fine Arts Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1986-1989; advertising design instructor department art, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana, since 1989. Employment/career advisor Maryland. Institute College Art, Baltimore, 1983-1985.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1970-1971.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: design, fine art, reading, traveling, tennis, the beach.

Connections

Married Pamela Charlene Deaton, May 23, 1970 (divorced December 1984). 1 child, Ethan Lucas.

father:
Carl Newman Cunningham

mother:
Myrna Effie (Vandevort) Cunningham

spouse:
Pamela Charlene Deaton

child:
Ethan Lucas Cunningham