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artist , educator

Dennis Allan Kowalski, American artist, educator. George D. Brown Traveling fellow, 1966; National Endowment for Arts fellow, 1975; Illinois Arts Council fellow, 1980, 84; Illinois Arts Council grantee, 1980. Served with United States Army, 1962-1964.


Kowalski, Dennis Allan was born on May 14, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Student, University Illinois, 1957. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art Institute Chicago, 1962. Master of Fine Arts with honors, Art Institute Chicago, 1966.


Preparator Chicago Academy of Sciences, 1960-1962, 64-68. Instructor DePaul University, Chicago, 1967-1970. Associate professor University Illinois, since 1970.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows, Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, 1978, 81, 83, 86, Artpark, Lewiston, New York, 1978, National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts Gallery, Chicago, 1980, Foster Gallery, University Wisconsin, Eau Claire, 1982, group shows include, Museum Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1976, 79, 84, 85, Indianapolis Art Museum, 1978, 86, Manhattan Psychiatric Center for Sculpture Garden, New York City, 1979, 82, Northwestern University, 1980, Stefanotti Gallery, New York City, 1980, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1982, Navy Pier, Chicago, 1982, Randolph St. Gallery, Chicago, 1982, University Maryland, 1983, Semaphore Gallery, New York City, 1983, International Experimental Art Exhibition, Young Artists Club, Budapest, Hungary, 1985.


Served with United States Army, 1962-1964.


Son of Florian Lawrence and Emily Helen (Sinoga) K. M. Kathryn Susan Lehar, March 19, 1966. 1 daughter, Denise Kathryn.

Florian Lawrence Kowalski

Emily Helen (Sinoga) Kowalski