Dennis Congdon is on sabbatical for the 2012-13 school year.
Dennis Congdon holds a BFA in Painting from RISD and an MFA from Yale. He is a Fellow at the American Academy in Rome. He taught painting and drawing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Tyler School of Art, and has been on the full-time faculty at the RISD Painting Department since 1984 and a Full Professor since 1998 where he received RISD's John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching.
In 2003 Professor Congdon received a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship.
He was a visiting artist and scholar at the American Academy in Rome
through June and July of 2009.
His work is exhibited widely. Recent shows have included, Ignis Fatuus at Smith College, The Machine in the Garden and Mediated Nature at Oberlin College, Sign Language at the RISD Museum, and Is, was, will be at the Mona Bismark Foundation in Paris.
Dennis E. Congdon
- MFA, Yale University
- BFA, Rhode Island School of Design