Erin Cunningham (b. 1979 Honolulu, HI) is an artist living and working in Austin, Texas. She received her BFA with a focus in metalsmithing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2003 and an MFA in studio art from the University of Texas at 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 one of the founding members of the ICOSA Collective, an artist run exhibition space in Austin TX. She is an Assistant Professor of Practice in the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin.