Lucinda Bunnen  is an acclaimed photographer whose work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Based in Atlanta, she was born in Katonah, New York, in 1930.

Lonesome Walk
Lonesome Walk

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Bunnen’s work can be found in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, both in New York City; the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.; and the Pushkin Museum in Moscow, Russia. Over the course of her career, she has mounted dozens of shows throughout Georgia and the Southeast.

Active  in Atlanta’s arts community, Bunnen curated the exhibition Subjective Vision: The Lucinda W. Bunnen Collection of Photographs in 1983 at the High Museum of Art and mounted the solo exhibition Lucinda Bunnen: From Hatcher’s Pond at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia in 2010. In 2013 the Atlanta Preservation Center hosted the exhibition Lucinda Bunnen: Georgia Portraits, which displayed portraits of twenty-seven prominent Georgians, including Anne Cox Chambers, Philip Trammell Shutze, Hosea Williams, Robert W. Woodruff, and Jane Hurt Yarn.

Mirror Image
Mirror Image

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Representing  the city abroad, she participated in the juried shows Atlanta in France (1985) in Toulouse, France, and Atlanta Artists in Buenos Aries (1989) in Argentina. In 1986 she received a Governor’s Award in the Arts, and in 1999 the Atlanta College of Art mounted a thirty-year retrospective of her work, accompanied by an award-winning exhibition catalog. Bunnen has also cowritten three books, including Movers and Shakers in Georgia (1978).

The Old Man
The Old Man

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Bunnen’s photographs 4-Way Trees, Bike Rider, Bubble Mirror Reflection, Lonesome Walk, Mirror Image (1975), The Old Man, and Trees are part of Georgia’s State Art Collection.

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Bubble Mirror Reflection

Bubble Mirror Reflection

Bubble Mirror Reflection (date unknown) by Lucinda Bunnen is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Photograph, 11 x 14 inches 

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

4-Way Trees

4-Way Trees

4-Way Trees (date unknown) by Lucinda Bunnen is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Photograph, 15 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Bike Rider

Bike Rider

Bike Rider (date unknown) by Lucinda Bunnen is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Photograph, 10 x 2 1/2 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Lonesome Walk

Lonesome Walk

Lonesome Walk (date unknown) by Lucinda Bunnen is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Photograph, 11 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Mirror Image

Mirror Image

Mirror Image (1975) by Lucinda Bunnen is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Photograph, 15 x 14 3/4 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

The Old Man

The Old Man

The Old Man (date unknown) by Lucinda Bunnen is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Photograph, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches 

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.

Trees

Trees

Trees (date unknown) by Lucinda Bunnen is part of Georgia's State Art Collection. Photograph, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts, Georgia's State Art Collection.