Lucinda Bunnen 


Lucinda Weil Bunnen is a practicing artist (photographer) living in Atlanta, Georgia. She has participated in many national, international and regional juried shows such as: "Atlanta Artists in Buenos Aires" in Argentina, "Atlanta in France" in Toulouse, France, and "New Southern Photography: Between Myth and Reality" at the Burden Gallery in New York City. Lucinda has worked on several multi-media exhibitions, curated and juried many shows. Her work has been reviewed in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Magazine, The New York Times and other publications. She has co-authored three books: "Movers and Shakers in Georgia" published by Simon and Schuster, 1978, "Scoring in Heaven: Gravestones and Cemetery Art in the American Sunbelt States" published by Aperture Foundation, 1990, "ALASKA Trails Tales and Eccentric Detours", 1992. In 1999, she had a 30-year retrospective and along with it an award-winning catalog. She has had radio and television interviews including a piece for National Public Radio and the "Oprah Winfrey Show". Her work can be found in numerous public collections including: the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, the Pushkin Museum, Moscow, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., the Mint Museum, Charlotte N.C., the Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC, the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., MOCA GA and the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA. In 1983 she was both donor and curator of "Subjective Vision: the Lucinda W. Bunnen collection of photographs" for the High Museum of Art. The Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center awarded Lucinda the Nexus Award in 2013. In 2004 she was the Master Series Artist for the city of Atlanta. In 2014 Lucinda showed her work and collection at the High Museum of Art and her portraits were shown at the Atlanta Preservation Center. The series "Hatcher's Pond" hangs at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and a wall of photographs hang in the Charles Loudermilk building. Lucinda Weil Bunnen Photography Gallery opened at the High Museum of Art in 2014. The High Museum of Art celebrated Lucinda Bunnen and thirty years of the Bunnen Collection of Photography, 1983-2013. In 2015 Lucinda will be receiving the YWCA Academy of Women Achievers award.