|BRITISH COLUMBIA ARTISTS|
In 1931-32 he was a partner in Cunningham Foster Studio in Vancouver.
In 1932 he was a signatory to an agreement to boycott the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa for their exhibition and purchase policies related to Canadian artists.
He had one of the earliest solo exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1933. He was a painter in watercolour and oil.
He also showed work in the B.C. Artists Christmas exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1933.
According to BC Vital Statistics he married Kathleen M. Creelman in Vancouver on July 11, 1936. He was noted as age 36, she was 23. Cunningham was living in West Vancouver at the time, occupation "artist."
|1933 March 25 - April 4||Watercolour Sketches||VAG|
|1933 Dec. 1 - 17||VAG B.C. Artists Christmas Exhibition||Burrard Inlet|
|Moonlight in Cornwall|
|Colwyn Bay, Wales|
|1936 Sept. 18 - Oct. 11||VAG B.C. Artists 5th Annual||Stamp Falls, V.I.|
|1936 Oct. 15 - 20||VAG B.C. Artists Chilliwack Exhibition||Stamp Falls, V.I.|
|1937 Sept. 17 - Oct. 10||VAG B.C. Artists 6th Annual||Mending Nets|
|1938 Sept. 16 - Oct. 9||VAG B.C. Artists 7th Annual||Vine Maples|
BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA
(refer to BIAC03)
1 reference cited for Cunningham: WWNA above.
CITY & PROVINCIAL DIRECTORIES 1933-34 (refer to DIR)
B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE (refer to BCVS)
"Art Notes" by Doris Milligan
News Herald, April 1 1933
"Many other well-known artists are represented, including ... F.C. Cunningham ... "
From "Bargains in Art" by D.S.M.
Vancouver Sun, December 1 1933