Dennis Hearne has been living in San Francisco's North Beach since 1965.
He attended and worked at the San Francisco Art Institute in the late 1960’s through 1978, earning a BFA and MFA. His work is included in MOMA (NYC), the
British Arts Council, the Fogg Art Museum, California Historical Museum, among others. He has been awarded two NEA grants by the Federal government. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art (NYC), San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco Mint, University of California, Southbank Centre (London), Cheltenham Art Gallery (England), Penn State, UC Bakersfield, among others.