Dean Dalfonzo received an MFA from the New York Academy of Art 2022. He currently teaches at Parsons The New School for Design, Pratt Institute, The Fashion Institute of Technology and Franklin University, Switzerland. He worked in the Norwegian studio of acclaimed figurative painter Odd Nerdrum, and was a summer resident at the Florence Academy of Art. He holds a Certificate in Fine Art from The Maryland Institute. He has exhibited at both Sotheby’s and Christie’s auction houses in New York and his work is in private collections world-wide and corporate collections including The Federal Bureau of Investigation, United Airlines, Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts and The Baltimore Sun. Dean worked for 10 years as a graphic designer and illustrator for The Baltimore Sun and has done freelance design for Time Inc. and Conde Nast publications
Cert. Fine Art, Maryland Institute College of Art; M.F.A., New York Academy of Art.