C. W. Mundy, born in 1945, was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, and graduated with a degree in Fine Art from Ball State University. He then worked on a Masters of Fine Art at Long Beach State in California. He always demonstrated a propensity for drawing and athletics, becoming the official illustrator for Bobby Knight, head basketball coach at Indiana University.
In the early 1990’s, Mundy sought a different approach to painting and took on the challenge of painting in a more impressionistic style and painting “en plein air” He studied with Dan Gerhartz and moved away from the restrictive illustrative art to a looser brush style and freer expressionism.
Among Mundy’s awards and accomplishments: Master Signature Member in Oil Painters of America; Merit Award, Hoosier Salon; Merit Award, Annual Exhibition Nashville, IN; Merit Award, 1st Place, Hoosier Salon; and many, many more.
Public Collections: Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, IN ; Indiana State Museum; Cleveland Clinic, Naples, FL; Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, New Castle; and numerous others.
19th, 20th & 21st Century American Paintings