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Dennis Doheny

Birth place or City of origin: Santa Monica
State of origin: CA
Last known City: Santa Barbara
Last known State: CA
Start/Birth date: 1956
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A third generation Californian, Dennis Doheny was born and raised in Los Angeles area and currently resides in Santa Barbara. Growing up with an innate love of art, he spent much of his childhood drawing and painting. Although he studied some art in school, Doheny is largely self-taught. After graduating from Pacific Palisades High School in 1974, he exhibited with Peterson Gallery of Beverly Hills under the direction of Jean Stern. From 1986 until 1996, Doheny supported his family with a steady career in commercial art until his passion for painting prevailed.

Since 1996, his fine art career has developed a strong following both locally and nationally. Collectors are drawn to his beautiful rendering of western landscape.

Biography courtesy of the Eiteljorg Museum (www.Eiteljorg.org)

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A third generation Californian, Dennis Doheny was born in 1956 and raised in the Los Angeles area. Growing up with an innate love of art, he spent much of his childhood drawing and painting. Although he studied some art in school, Doheny is largely self-taught. After graduating from Pacific Palisades High School in 1974, he exhibited with Peterson Gallery of Beverly Hills under the direction of Jean Stern. From 1986 to 1996 Doheny supported his family with a steady career in commercial art, until his passion for painting prevailed.

Since 1996,his fine art career has developed a strong following both locally and nationally. Collectors are drawn to his beautiful renderings of the Western landscape. In 2009, Doheny received the California Art Club's Edgar Payne Award for Best Landscape. He was honored in 2006 with the inaugural purchase prize at the Qwest of the West Art Show and Sale, Eiteljorg Museum of the American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, Indiana. In addition, at his first showing at the 2006 Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition and Sale, and again in 2008, Doheny won the Frederic Remington Award. In 2003 he was honored by the Autry National Center with the Master of the American West Award and his painting Announcement of Fall was acquired by Autry for its permanent collection. He received the Granville Redmond Memorial Purchase Prize in 2000 for his landscape New Dawn, at the first annual Spring Salon of the future Art Academy and Museum in Pasadena, California. In 1998,he was awarded first place in the Carmel Plein Air Painting comptetion. Doheny is also proud to be a Signature Member of California Art Club.

Dennis Doheny currently resides in Santa Barbara.

 

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