1890: Born in Akron, Ohio; 1907: Went West to work as a cattle puncher to support himself; c.1911: Returned to Akron and began work at an advertising agency; 1914: Worked at Akron Engraving Company. Began sketching in free time; 1918: Moved to Philadelphia to take a job as an art director for Hoedt Studios; 1923: Bought a home in Center Bridge, Pennsylvania (New Hope). Edward Redfield lived and painted nearby and became a mentor to Nunamaker. He also befriended Daniel Garber. Began exhibiting paintings; 1945: Left Hoedt Studios and opened Nunamaker Studio, where he worked with his artist son, Alfred, until 1957; 1957: Died.