David Cunningham joins OMAA as Director of Advancement. David holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from The American University of Paris and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Sculpture from Parsons Paris. During his ten-year stay in France, he also pursued studies in drawing and printmaking at The École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts in Paris. Leveraging over 25 years of experience in the fashion industry, David previously directed worldwide scouting and strategy at IMG Models.
While at IMG, both in Paris and NYC, David signed and nurtured many of the industry’s top talents. He played a pivotal role in generating new revenue streams and oversaw media partnerships with prominent networks, streaming platforms, and esteemed print publications such as Vogue and W magazine. Additionally, he was the driving force behind several significant health, education, and charitable initiatives.
David now resides in York, ME and is excited to join the OMAA team and play a vital role in advancing the museum’s mission and fortifying its important place in American art.