Dennis Cunningham

(American, born 1949)

Oregon-based artist Dennis Cunningham composes linoleum block prints and paintings with elaborate and witty visual narratives that explore personal identity and a sense of place.

Born in Medford, Oregon, Cunningham received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon in 1975. He was one of the founding members of Blackfish Gallery in Portland. He has taught printmaking at Pacific Norhtwest College of Art and Marylhurst University (both in Oregon).