Dennis Kuronen, Former Art Faculty at Arcadia, Dies

By Purnell T. Cropper | February 12, 2010

Read more in the Inquirer. Read more about Fictions + Facture: Recent Work by Dennis Kuronen, his recent show at Arcadia.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on the death of artist Dennis Kuronen, a sculptor, graphic designer, and educator, who died Saturday, Feb. 6, at his home of pancreatic cancer. His memorial service is planned for Sunday, Feb. 14. From 1979 until 1994, Kuronen taught graphic arts at Arcadia University, chairing the Fine Arts Department from 1988 to 1993. “In 1984, his sculpture Delta Series, an 8-foot cube of wood painted black with triangles at both ends, was included in an exhibit at the school. Last September, Mr. Kuronen had a solo exhibit at Arcadia of his large photo-paintings.”