Dennis Congdon

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 and the Tyler School of Art and has been on the full-time faculty in the RISD Painting department since 1984 and a full professor since 1998. In 2003 he received a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship and in 2010 RISD’s John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching. He was a visiting artist and scholar at the American Academy in Rome through June and July of 2009.

Congdon’s work is exhibited widely. Recent shows have included a solo exhibition at New York’s CUE Gallery, 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.

    Fall 2017 Courses

  • PAINT-452G-01 Graduate Drawing
  • PAINT-4501-03 Painting I

    Spring 2018 Courses

  • PAINT-4529-01 Drawing II
  • PAINT-4598-01 Painting Degree Project
  • PAINT-4502-01 Painting II
  • BFA, Rhode Island School of Design
  • MFA, Yale University

Departments

Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History of Art + Visual Culture History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles