Dennis Oppenheim was born September 6, 1938 in Electric City, Washington. He was an American artist who lived and worked in New York City from 1966 until his death January 21, 2011.
MFA, Stanford University; Palo Alto, CA (1965)
Education major with English minor, School of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA (1964)
Studies: School of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA (1958); University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI (1960's)
Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship (1969)
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship (1974, 1982)
Lifetime Achievement at the Vancouver Sculpture Biennale (2007)
Oppenheim participated in a collaborative print project at Normal Editions Workshop during a short term residency and exhibition at University Galleries at Illinois State University in 1992.