Janet Cunniffe-Chieffo

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Hydrangeas, 2011 Oil On Copper 16" X 20" © 2011
Orchids & Brass, 2017 Oil On Copper 26" X 18" © 2017
Yellow Roses, 2015 Oil On Copper 24" X 18" © 2015
Viburnum & Copper, 2016 Oil On Copper 10" X 8" © 2016
Sunflowers & Limes, 2015 Oil On Copper 22" X 28" © 2015
Peaches & Cream, 2016 Oil On Copper 6" X 12" © 2016
Quick Facts
New Jersey
Birth year
Lives in
New Jersey
Works in
Oil Paint on Copper
Graduate School of Figurative Art of the New York Academy of Art, 1999, Master of Fine Art in Painting
Indiana University, 1993, Bachelor's of Art in Graphic Design
Representing galleries
still-life realism landscape, traditional

Working from life, my oil paintings are classically inspired and explore the beauty of painting on copper.


2008 - 2012 Ridgewood Art Institute (Studied with John P. Osborne)

2003 Incamminati, Philadelphia, PA (Studied with Nelson Shanks)

2003 Art Students League, New York, NY (Studied with Nelson Shanks)

1999 The New York Academy of Art, M.F.A. Cum Laude, Painting, New York, NY

1993 Indiana University, B.A. With Distinction, Graphic Design, Bloomington, IN

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017 "Embracing the Moment", Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery, Bernardsville, NJ

2010 "Copper Reflections", Swain Galleries, Plainfield, NJ

2007 "Inspirations of Light", Swain Galleries, Plainfield, NJ

Selected Juried Group Exhibitions

2009 "Art Connections 5", The George Segal Gallery @ Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
2008 "Salon International 2008", International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, TX
2008 "Art Connections 4", The George Segal Gallery @ Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
2006 "Salon International 2006", International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, TX
2006 "Portraits of Strength: Women in Art", Monroe Center for the Arts Gallery, Hoboken, NJ
2006 "Salon 2006", New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
2005 "7th Annual Painting, Drawing & Print International Art Exhibition", Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE
2005 "Faces and Places: Visions of Hudson County", Justice William Brennan Court House, Jersey City, NJ
2005 "Faces of Spring", Goodman Gallery, Lyme Art Association, Old Lyme, CT
2005 "Traveling the Carolinas", Host Sites in North Carolina include: Hiddenite, Morganton, Shelby, Lenoir, and Jefferson N.C.
2004 "Artists Who Happen to Be Women", J. Wayne Stark Galleries at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
2001 "A New Generation", The Dahesh Museum, New York, NY
1999 "Honoring the Human Figure", Tristan & America, New York, NY
1999 "Annual Juried Figurative Exhibition", New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
1998 "Annual Juried Exhibition", Nexus Gallery, New York, NY


2006 Honorable Mention & Finalist Awards in the Portrait & Figure Category, The Artist’s Magazine 23rd Annual Art Competition
2006 Solveig Stromsoe Palmer Memorial Award for Works on Canvas, Jurors for the 2006 NAWA Exhibition, PA
2005 Special Recognition for "Kiwis on Green", Curator for Upstream People Gallery, NE

Select Publications

Jan. 2008 Copper in the Arts Magazine ( “Still Life on Copper: The Process of Discovery” (Article and Live Video)
Oct. 2007 The Daily Record, “Denville artist meets challenge of painting on copper” Morris Saturday 10/13/07
Dec. 2006 The Artist’s Magazine, “Portrait & Figure”


2006 Take Home A Nude, Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, NY
2003 25th Anniversary Milestone Benefit for Through the Flower, Private Residence, Los Angeles, CA
2003 Take Home A Nude, Sotheby's, New York, NY
2001 Take Home A Nude, Christie’s, New York, NY


Andrew Gershon, President of V2 Records, New York, NY
Mark Boland, Former Private Secretary to HRH the Prince of Wales, Saint James Palace in London, Great Britain


National Association of Women Artists (NAWA)
New York Academy of Art Alumni Association

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