EDUCATION
1994:
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO, San Antonio, Texas
1981-2010:
Numerous Workshops at The PILCHUCK GLASS SCHOOL, 2006,1993,1991,1987; ARROWMONT SCHOOL OF ARTS AND CRAFTS, 1993; CAMP COLTON, 1981; SOUTHWEST CRAFT CENTER, and others
1971:
JOHN MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL, San Antonio, TX. Graduated top 10 in class
   
AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2013-2014:
Kunstlerhaus Bethanian, Berlin, Germany. Artist Residency.
2011:
ArtPace Travel Grant, Awarded grant to travel to Germany for research purposes, ArtPace , San Antonio, TX.
2006:
National Park Service Artist in Residence, Awarded residency at Amistad National Recreation Area, Del Rio, TX.
2006:
Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington. Awarded scholarship to study architectural glass casting.
2003:
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston,Texas. Awarded  artist residency.
1998:
U-Cross Foundation, Clearmont, Wyoming.  Awarded artist residency.
1993:
Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington.  Awarded scholarship to study glass casting.
1993:
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  Awarded scholarship to study anodizing aluminum.
1992:
University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas.  Awarded Scholarship by San Antonio Women’s Caucus for Art.
1991:
Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington.  Awarded scholarship to study light sculpture.
1990:
Awarded Individual Artist Grant by the Department of Art and Cultural Affairs, City of San  Antonio, Texas.
   
PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS
2016-17:
FIRESTATION 18, San Antonio,TX. Design and fabricate a storefront window treatment to emphasize display of antique firetruck as well as stand alone artwork.. To be completed 2017.
2011-12:
UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTER DOWNTOWN CLINICAL SERVICES BUILDING, San Antonio, TX. Design and fabrication of suspended glass sculpture in 2 story atrium composed of 4,000 dichroic glass squares. 7’ diameter x 44’ long.
2006:
CASA DE LA CULTURA, Del Rio, TX. Design and fabrication of concrete bench  mosaic using fused glass imagery of local butterflies, created with members of local community. Glass components of wall mural.
2005:
CHRISPARK, San Antonio, TX, Commission for park maintained by private donor, but open for public use. 7  laminated glass circles with color and text, 32” Diameter, set in ground and underlit by fibre optics.
2001:
PRESA STREET LINKAGE PROJECT , San Antonio, Texas. 8 textured and etched cast glass medallions 32” Diameter set in sidewalk & underlit with neon, located on Presa St.from Riverwalk to Houston Street.
1995:
SAN ANTONIO CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, San Antonio, Texas, Etched Glass Block Donor Wall and Wall Panel made of various optical lenses.
1993:
ALAMODOME, San Antonio, Texas, Interior Accent neon for V.I.P. Lounge
1991:
U.S.A.A. COMMERCIAL COURT, San Antonio, Texas, Wood and neon wall, 30 feet by 40 feet, a collaborative effort with other non-glass professionals.
1987:
GALVESTON OPERA HOUSE, Galveston , Texas, Glass panel restoration project with Delara and Almond Architects firm of San Antonio, Texas.
   
EXHIBITIONS - SOLO
2016:
MANIFESTING LUMINANCE, Chandra Cerrito Gallery, Oakland, CA.
2014:
THE GEOMETRY OF LIGHT, International Museum of Art and Science, McAllen, Texas, Solo Exhibition.
LUMINARIA, Coronado Ballroom Tropicana Hotel,San Antonio, TX.
  WITHIN THE ANGLES OF INCIDENCE, Artpace, Window Works - solo exhibition commissioned by Artpace, San Antonio, Texas.
2013:
RADIANCE, Miami Projects-Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Miami Art Week, Miami, FL, featured artist.
  ARTISTS LOOKING AT ART, McNay Art Museum, ARTISTS LOOKING AT ART series, San Antonio, TX.
  RECONSTRUCTING VISUAL ISOMERS, RedBud Gallery, Solo exhibition, Houston, TX
2012:
CHEWING THE TAIL END OF REFLECTION, Sala Diaz Gallery, Solo exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
  ANNUAL WOMAN'S EXHIBITION, Palmetto Center for the Arts, Northwest Vista College, San Antonio, TX.
RADIANT REFLECTIONS, Institute of Mexican Cultures, San Antonio, TX.
2011:
HOUSTON STREET STOREFRONT PROJECT, 325 Houston Street, Solo Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
  BREATHING LIGHT, Project Room/Blue Star Contemporary Art Space, Solo Exhibition for Contemporary Art Month, San Antonio, TX.
  STRING THEORY, Cactus Bra Gallery, Solo Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
2010:
SIX DEGREES, San Antonio International Airport, Public Art San Antonio, Temporary exhibit, San Antonio, TX.
2008:
NEW LUMENS, Rrose Amarillo Gallery, Solo Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
2006:
IMPRESSIONS, Casa De La Cultura, Solo Exhibition, Del Rio, TX.
2003:
ALL LIT UP!, Bismarck Gallery, Solo Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
2001:
WALK ON THE WILD SIDE, Gallery Vetro, San Antonio, TX.
1998:
NESTING PLACES & SPACES, Mexic-arte Museum, Solo Exhibition, Austin, TX. 
1997:
INSTINCTS, Primary Object Gallery, Solo Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
1991:
CAPTIVE LIGHT, NBC Bank Plaza, Solo Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
 
EXHIBITIONS - 2 PERSON AND GROUP
2015:
OBJECTS OF CONTEMPLATION, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Group Exhibition.
  SHATTERED: DEFYING EXPECTATIONS IN GLASS, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Group Exhibition.
  BACK FROM BERLIN, Bluestar Museum of Contemporary Art, curated by Algelika Jansen Brown,
San Antonio, TX, 4 person exhibition
2014:
MEMORY AND FORGETTING, Cinnabar Gallery, San Antonio, TX. Group Exhibition, Curator: Catherine Lee.
  TARGET: CONTEMPORARY TEXAS GLASS, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas. Group exhibition.
2013:
artMRKT, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA
TRANSMISSIONS, Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA.
  ESPOUSED, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Curator: Caitlin Williams, Group Exhibition, Beaumont, TX.
2012:
IMMATERIAL, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, 2 person exhibition, Oakland, CA.
  LA ART SHOW-MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY, Los Angeles Convention Center, Selected Artist, Los Angeles, CA.
2011:
LIGHTSPACE, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Group Exhibition, Oakland, CA.
  TEXAS UPRISING; SELECTIONS FROM TEXAS SCULPTURE GROUP,  Blue Star Contemporary Art Space, Group exhibition, Curator Lilly Wei, San Antonio,TX.
CRAFTING LIVE(S), Houston Center for Contemporary Crafts, Group Exhibition, Houston, TX.
LONG TABLE OF LOVE, Sala Diaz Gallery, Group exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
2010:
“wALL”, Santa Reparata Int’l School of Art- Gallery of Contemporary Art, Group Exhibition, Florence, Italy.
2009:
A RHAPSODY AT BLUE, Blue Star Art Space, Group Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
ARTS GALA,Southwest School of Arts and Crafts, Group Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
  TEXAS CHAIR PROJECT, Austin Museum Of Art, Invitational; Austin, TX.
RADIANT,Stella Haus Gallery, Group Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
NEW WORKS,Bismarck Gallery, Group Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
2007:
TEXAS UPRISING 2, UTSA Art Gallery, Invitational, Curators-Bill Fitzgibbons and Scott Sherer, San Antonio, TX.
TEXAS JURIED GLASS 2, Galveston Arts Center, Invitational, Galveston, TX.
2006:
CURATED CURVES: THE ART OF THE VIOLIN, Invitational, Traveling Exhibition for Cactus Pear Music Festival, TX.
CLEAR AS DAY, DARK AS NIGHT, Textures Gallery,3 person exhibit, San Antonio, TX
2005:
HOME IN SAN ANTONE, New Braunfels Museum of Art and Music, Group Exhibition, Curator: Ken Little, Greune, TX.
CLASSY, GLASSY TEXAS- WOMEN IN GLASS, Simon Michael Gallery, Group Exhibition, Curator: Jayne Duryea, Beeville, TX.
ULTERIOR MOTIFS #9,Wheeler Brothers Gallery,Group Exhibition, Lubbock, TX.
2004:
CATHY CUNNINGHAM, JIM BROWN, JILL BEDGOOD, Art League Houston Gallery, 3 person exhibition,Curator: Zena Stetka Howe, Houston, TX.
GLASS: AN ARTIST’S MEDIUM, Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake, Group Exhibition, Curator: Natalie Skynear, Nassau Bay, TX.
VIBRANT VESSELS + NEON, Simon Michael Gallery,Group Exhibition, Curator: Jayne Duryea, Beeville, TX.
H2O: ARTISTS CONSIDERING THE HYDROSPHERE, Southwest School of Art and Craft, Group Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
 TEXAS UPRISING,Blue Star Art Space, Group Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
2003:
A NEON GATHERING,Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake, Group Exhibition, Nassau Bay, TX.
LIGHT IMPRESSIONS, San Antonio Museum of Art, Installation w/ Alex Lopez, San Antonio, TX.
3 LOCOGLASS,Central Library Exhibition Gallery, 3 Person Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
2002:
5x7x10, Arthouse, Group Exhibition, Austin, TX.
INSIDE: FURNITURE AND OBJECTS BY ARCHITECTS AND ARTISTS, Blue Star Art Space, Group  Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
TEXAS JURIED INVITATIONAL, Houston Center For Contemporary Craft, Honorable Mention,   Curator: Kenneth Trapp, Houston, TX.
CATHY CUNNINGHAM/ RICK HUNTER, Semmes Gallery, 2 Person Exhibition, Curator: Kathy Vargas, San Antonio, TX.
2001:
5x7x10, Jones Center For Contemporary Art, Invitational, Austin, TX.
2000:
SPRING INVITATIONAL, Finesilver Gallery, Group Exhibit, San Antonio,TX..
TRAVELING LIGHT, Sky Harbor Airport, Group Exhibit, Phoenix, AZ.
TRAVELING LIGHT, Museum of Neon Art,Group Exhibit, Curator: Kim Koga, Los Angeles ,  CA.
A PURSE ON BOTH YOUR HOUSES,  Wallace-Musket Gallery , Group Exhibit, Curator: Cheryl Musket, San Antonio, TX.
AS THE WOMYN TURN II,  Artists Asylum Gallery, Group Exhibit, Curator: Bernice B. Appelin Williams, San Antonio, TX.
1999:
INTERNATIONAL GLASS EXHIBITION, HsinChu Municipal Cultural Center, Invitational, Curator:  Kim Koga, HsinChu, Taiwan, R.O.C.
OBJECTS: BLURRING THE LINE BETWEEN FINE AND DECORATIVE ARTS, UTSA Satellite Space,  Curator:  Frances Colpitt, San Antonio, TX.
7TH ANNUAL GATHERING OF GLASS, Sable V Fine Art Gallery, Group exhibit, Wimberly, TX.
STORMY WEATHER, Cactus Bra Gallery, Solo Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
ART IN THE HOOD, Invitational, San Antonio,TX.
TRAVELING LIGHT, Salt Creek Art Works, Group Exhibit, Invitational, Curator:  Kim Koga, St. Petersburg, FL.
SOUTHERN GLASS NOW, d’Art Center, Group Exhibit, Norfolk, VA.
1998:
TRAVELING LIGHT, Seto Shinyou Kinko Gallery, Group Exhibit, Curator: Mike Yamashita, Seto, Japan.
FEDERAL COURT HOUSE, Group Exhibit, San Antonio, TX.
A GATHERING OF GLASS, Sable V Fine Art Gallery, Group Exhibit, Wimberly, TX.
1997:
AS THE WOMYN TURN, NOT JUST ANOTHER SOAP, Carver Cultural Center, Curator:  Bernice B. Appelin-William, San Antonio, TX.
THREE PERSON EXHIBITION, Guadalupe Cultrual Arts Center, Curator:  Kathy Vargas, San Antonio, TX.
1996:
THE CAGED BIRD SINGS, Primary Object Gallery, Three person collaboration.  San Antonio, TX.
NEON ART EXHIBIT, Arnheim Gallery at Massachusetts College of Art, Invitational, Boston, MA.
BLUE STAR ON HOUSTON STREET II, Blue Star Art Space, Invitational, Curators:  Terry Ybanez, Anita Valencia, Glenna Parks, and Riley Robinson, San Antonio, TX.
TOO MANY ARTISTS, TOO LITTLE TIME, Wallace-Musket Gallery, Invitational – featured artist, San Antonio, TX.
THE HEART OF ART, Parchman Stremmel Galleries, Invitational, San Antonio, TX.
1995:
BOUNDLITNZIPT, Cactus Bra Gallery, Three Person Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
WOMEN ARTISTS, Wallace-Musket Gallery, Group Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
THE HEART OF ART, Parchman Stremmel Galleries, Invitational, San Antonio, TX.
1994:
SCULPTURES, The Artist’s Gallery, Invitational, San Antonio, TX.
THE NEXT WAVE, Artspace, Invitational, Curators:  Ken Little and Constance Lowe, San Antonio, TX.
1993:
SPIRITS KEEP WHISTLING US HOME, Primary Object Gallery, Invitational, San Antonio, TX.
ELECTRIC ART, Dos Jalapenos Gallery, Four person Exhibit, San Antonio, TX.
1992:
ART TO HEART2, Art Incorporated, Invitational, San Antonio, TX.
DISCORDANT-DISCORD, “A” Cast Showcase Series, San Antonio, TX.
1989:
ART TO HEART, Read Stremmel Gallery, Invitational, Catalog, San Antonio, TX.
  COLLECTIONS, Art Cellar, Group Exhibition, San Antonio, TX.
   
COLLECTIONS  
  Coastal Bend College Permanent Art Collection, Beeville, Texas.
  South Texas Blood and Tissue Center, San Antonio, TX.
  City of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.
  Robert B. Green Hospital, San Antonio, TX.
  MexicArte Museum, Austin, TX.
  Spurs/ATT Center, San Antonio, TX.
  Multiple private collections across US and Japan.
   
PRESS AND BIBLIOGRAPHY
  "Cathy Cunningham-Little's Menagerie of Glass and Light", Glasstire online Art magazine, David Rubin, 15/03/2015.
  "San Antonio Artists Come "Back From Berlin", San Antonio Current, March, 2015, Dan Goddard.
  "The Artist Palette: Cathy Cunningham-Little", Video com, INTVSan Antonio, October, 2014.
  "The Consistency of Light", Be Magazine, #21, 2014, Jens Asthoff, translated from German by Lucinda Rennison.
  "Challenging Viewers' Perception", San Antonio Woman magazine, May/June 2013, pgs 60-61, Jasmina Wellinghoff.
  “Cathy Cunningham-Little show in Oakland”, San Francisco Chronicle, December 28, 2012, Kenneth Baker.
  “Light and Space”, East Bay Express, December 26, 2012, Alex Bigman.
  “SWEE(t)ART Picks/ Oakland Art Murmer”, Bay Area Visual Art, Sept 10, 2011, Obi Kaufmann.
  “Lightspace in Oakland”, San Francisco Chronicle, pg E1, Sept. 3, 2011, Kenneth Baker.
  “Lightspace”, East Bay Express, Aug 7, 2011, DeWitt Cheng. 
  “Lightspace at Chandra Cerrito Contemporary”, KQED Arts, August 26, 2011.
  “Lightspace”, ArtCam Blog, August 7, 2011.
  “HCC Alumni in the Spotlight”, Houston Chronicle, pg.E5, June 10 2011, Douglas Britt.
  “Exhibit at Blue Star explores light, visual perceptions”, San Antonio Express News, March 31, 2011, Steve Bennett.
  “X marks the artistic spot ”, SA Artsbeat Monthly newsletter, Nancy Cook- Monroe, March 15, 2011.
  “CAM: four bright spots at Blue Star”, Plaza De’Armas on line magazine, March 4, 2011, Sarah Fisch.
  “The Agenda : March 3”, Plaza De’Armas on line magazine, March 3, 2011, Sarah Fisch.
  “SA ArtsBeat-March 2011: CAM Special, Video interview , March 2, 2011, Host: Sebastian Guajardo.
  “Blue Star exhibit to kick off CAM”, San Antonio Express News, March 2, 2011, Elda Silva.
  “The HeART Collection”, INSIDE Magazine, July/August, 2009, Dan R. Goddard.
  “Public Art Projects Erasing Skepticism”, San Antonio Express-News, 4/28/2002, Dan R. Goddard.
  “Storm Warning: Neon artist lights  up First Friday”, San Antonio Current, issue # 490, pg 11, 48, 1999, John Ewing.
  Catalog for HSINCHU INT’L GLASS ART FESTIVAL, pg 46,119,120, 1999.
  “Where the art is: New exhibits kick off monthlong celebration”, San Antonio Express News, pg 2,1997, Dan R. Goddard.
  “Auction to aid Texas Public Radio”, San Antonio Express News, pg.4D,1997.
  “Cunningham Show Opens”, Mexic-Arte Museum Community Arts, Vol.II, No.11, pg 5,6,1997, J. May.
  “Arrivals and Departures at the Annex”,  Voices of Art, Vol.5, No.3, pg. 22-24, 1997, John Freeman.
  “A woman’s touch at ‘Blue Star XII’ “, San Antonio Express News ,  pg. 1G,7G, 1997, Dan R. Goddard.
  “‘Blue Star on Houston 2’ recognizes ‘public’ in public art”, San Antonio Express News, pg. 1G, 1996, Dan R. Goddard.
  “Blue Star on Houston reflects on a downtown that was and could be”, San Antonio Express News, pg. 3E, 1996, Dan R. Goddard.
  “New Neon Works”, San Antonio Marquise”, Vol. 5, No. 3, pg. 21, 1996, Lavina Angel.
  “Art Scholars”, Roadrunner, pg. 3, 1992.
  “Wishes ‘granted’”,  San Antonio Light, pg. K1,K8, 1990, Jasmina Wellinghoff.
  “Art for Heart’s Sake”, Texas Monthly, Vol.17, No.2, 1989, pg. 80-83.