Growing up on an acreage bordering the Santa Cruz Mountains in California, artist Chris Cummings was surrounded with beautiful horses, bountiful wildlife and exquisite scenery. Compelled to offer an outward expression of her sentiments toward nature, Chris recorded her adventures in drawings and paintings.
Cumming's devotion to wildlife and dedication to art proved an interesting combination when selecting her course of study at Humbolt State University in Northern California. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in wildlife biology and minoring in fine art. Following college Cummings worked as a biologist for the Bureau of Land Management while pursuing a professional career in art.
Chris Cummings has emerged as one of the nation's foremost artists of rural and rural historic scenery, especially with her equine images. Her original paintings can be found in public and private collections.