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-baccalaurette studies for two years at the Hartford Art School in Connecticut. After finishing his MFA at Utah State University 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. After working for two years as a lecturer of ceramics and foundations art at Central Michigan University, Denny accepted a position as Assistant Professor of 3D Art at Queens University of Charlotte in 2012.
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.