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A Glimpse of
Dennis Corrigan's Background

EDUCATION

Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia PA; 
MFA Painting 1972
Philadelphia College of Art, PA; BFA Illustration 1966

EXHIBITIONS

AFA Gallery, PA Juried Regional Exhibition 1997
Everhardt Museum, PA: Artists Who Teach 1997; Wit and Whimsy,
The Art of Dennis Corrigan 1996; Regional Juried Exhibition 1994;
Gallery Sous La Dent, MA,  Humor and Whimsy, The Art of Dennis Corrigan 1996
Takasaki Art Center, JAPAN:  Strength in Diversity Exhibit 1994
The Esseff Foundation for the Arts, Benefit Exhibition 1992
Hanover Bank, PA: Humor & Romance, Artwork of Dennis & Donna Corrigan 1992
Wayne County Library, PA: Fine Art of Illustration 1992
Thomson Gallery, PA: Humor & Romance,
Artwork of Dennis & Donna Corrigan 1989
Nature's Path: Elements of Twentieth Century Art 1989
Governor's Mansion, PA: The Image Makers 1988
Philadelphia Print Club: Juried Members Exhibit 1983
American Institute of Graphic Arts, NYC: Book Exhibition 1982:
Brooklyn Museum, NY: American Drawings 1970-1980 1981
Thirty Years of American Printmaking 1977;
Eighteenth National Print Exhibition 1975
Wesleyan International Exhibition, GA:
International Exhibition of Prints & Drawings 1980
World Print III, CA: International Print Competition 1980
Rosenfeld Gallery, PA: Exhibition of Fantasy & Humorous Art 1980, '78, '76
The Human Comedy Group Show 1977
Society of Illustrators, NYC: Humor '91 Annual Juried Exhibition
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Philadelphia Museum of Art: Contemporary Drawings 1978
Pennsylvania State College: Living American Artists and the Figure 1974
Library of Congress / National Collections of Fine Arts:
Twenty-Third National Exhibition of Prints 1973
Arts Council of Great Britain: New Processes Exhibition 1973

AWARDS

Society of Illustrators, NYC: Silver Funny Bone Award 1987;
Holman Art Gallery, Trenton State College 1980: Purchase Award;
Philadelphia Print Club 1980: Stuart Engal Award
Fifty-Fifth Annual Print Competition 1979: Max Katzman Award

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC; Brooklyn Museum; Philadelphia Museum of Art;
Arts Council of Great Britain; Library of Congress; Delaware Museum;
Cincinnati Museum of Art; University of Iowa Art Museum;
University of Colorado Fine Arts Department; Butler Institute of American Art;
Kentucky University; Colgate University / Dana Art Gallery; Philadelphia Print Club;
Trenton State College / Holman Gallery; Pensacola Junior College;
United States Information Agency; Charles Rand Penney Foundation;
Achenbach Foundation; The Esseff Foundation for the Arts

COMMISSIONED ILLUSTRATIONS

New York Times; New York Magazine; RCA Records;
Random House Publishers; Pan American Airways;
Horizon Magazine; David R. Godine Publishers, MA;
Alfred A Knopf Publishers, NY;
Dell Books; Politiks Magazine;
Workman Publishing, NY; 
Appleton, Century and Crofts Publishers, NY;
Corporate Financing Magazine;
Institutional Investor Magazine;
The Artists Magazine

PUBLICATIONS

Marywood College Recruitment Poster 1997
1998 Artists Market "The Business of Self Publishing" by Dennis Corrigan
The Artists Magazine, July 1993: Evolution to Humor,
Written and illustrated by Dennis Corrigan
Graphis Annual, '96, '95, '94, '93: Juried International Annual Publication
Society of Illustrators Annual: Special Humor Edition 1987
Time Magazine: Book Review 1987
American Institute of Graphic Arts: Juried Competition Publication 1983
Print Magazine: Regional Illustration Issue 1996, '81

REVIEWS

Hoboken Herald: The Bosch of A New Age 1995
The Baltimore Sun: Art Showcase Mounts Eclectic Exhibit 1992
New York Times: Cartoons Come To Paterson 1989
The Philadelphia Inquirer: Exhibit Review / Marian Locks Gallery 1982
Philadelphia Bulletin: Geometry and Cutting Satire 1980
Philadelphia Inquirer: A Fresh Oasis of Art Near the Waterfront 1978
Print Magazine XXVII:IV: On My Mind, Off My Chest
A Portfolio of Personal Statements by American Illustrators
Print Magazine XXVI:III: Corrigan's Cabinet of Unearthly Delights,
Cover and feature article

CURRENT PROJECTS

Audio Visual Production D. Corrigan Performing Body Percussion Music
Continued Production of Fine Art Prints and Originals

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This page was last updated on: October 14, 2009
Copyright, Arts-Galleria.com, 2000.
Dennis Corrigan

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Dennis Corrigan at work dreaming up humorous scenes.
I enjoy making art, and making people laugh. I keep a notebook with me at all times, where I record humorous thoughts as words or thumbnail sketches. The ones with the greatest visual and humorous potential are later developed into drawing studies, where my concerns are character development, design, and spatial relationships. In the final color stage, I concentrate on atmosphere, mood, and color harmony. At other times, I might construct an image from a simple mark on a page, and develop a story during the process.
Corrigan: President Nixon Hiding in a Small Town
Corrigan: Queen Victoria Troubled By Flies
Corrigan: Self-Portrait as the March Hare
Corrigan: Brahms Lullaby
Corrigan: Man Taking a Snooze
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Corrigan Gallery 1 Green Marble
Corrigan Gallery 2
Corrigan Gallery 2