Dennis J. Flynn was born (December 26, 1942) in Fennimore, Wisconsin. He earned his B.F.A. degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, M.A. & M.F.A. at the University of Iowa, and Post-Graduate at University of New Mexico. He has been an Instructor of Art in various colleges and universities including Minneapolis College of Art and Design, University of Texas at Arlington, and the University of Idaho.
Dennis has been exhibited widely in the United States and abroad to include: Ljubljana, Greece, Italy, and Colombia. Dennis' work has also been widely published.
Museum collections include San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Art Institute of Chicago and Minneapolis Art Institute.