Erin Cunningham is a Texas based artist living and working in Austin. She received her BFA with a focus in metalwork from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2003 and her MFA from the University of Texas in Austin in 2007. Through the use of material combinations and the female figure, her sculpture work explores dualities of masculine and feminine, disposable and precious, fragility and strength. She has shown both nationally and internationally and has been the recipient of several residencies including BAER Art Center in Hofsos, Iceland. Erin is currently a member of ICOSA Collective, an artist run exhibition space in Austin TX. She is an instructor at Texas State University and at the Art School at The Contemporary Austin.