Denny Gerwin began his education near his hometown at Bowling Green State University in Ohio where he earned a BFA in 3D Studies in 2004. Then, he pursued post-baccalaureate studies for two years at the Hartford Art School in Connecticut. During Graduate School at Utah State University, Denny spent a summer abroad in South Korea where he built a Train Kiln while assisting traditional potter Oh Hyang Jong. After finishing his MFA in 2009 he was hired on as adjunct faculty in Ceramics and
Sculpture. In 2010 Denny was featured in the Emerging Artist issue of Ceramics Monthly magazine. He was also awarded a residency in the John Michael Kohler Arts Center Arts/Industry program in Kohler, Wisconsin. Since 2012, Denny has been working as a Professor of 3D Art at Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina.
Denny enjoys making his work along side his students in the on-campus studio, and showing his work in national juried exhibitions and regional invitational exhibitions. He also travels around the country doing workshops involving demonstrations of specialized techniques and processes, lectures about experiences in his artwork and in teaching, and working with groups of artists and students to fire wood-burning kilns.