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Dennis Glorie

Biography

As a child, Dennis (1972) grows up in an artistic environment. He starts drawing from the moment he is able to hold a pencil, never to let go. At the age of seven he draws his first comic and during the following years he creates a complete series.

At a young age, Dennis discoveres paint and brushes, he draws and paints everything he sees, creativity is constantly flowing. Some years later, graffiti and street art takes a hold of him and at that time he also masters the airbrush technique. Soon after, fine arts gets his interest and after high school, he follows an education at the Graphic Lyceum Amsterdam. He decides to study graphic design, typography and photography, but specializes in art, visualization and illustration.


In successfully completing his education, this results in a job as an illustrator and graphic designer at M- Design, (ID&T). After three exciting and creative years, Dennis decides to start his own design company, called DGID. He creates graphic designs and illustrations for both smaller and bigger, well known companies around the world. Next to being busy with graphic assignments, he spends most of his spare time on painting in an art style he created and developed at the Lyceum Amsterdam. While concentrating on digital illustration artwork for a living, now and then his paintings are sold from his advertising studio. 

From the past till this day, Dennis keeps on creating art. He often works from a deeper thought in bright colours, chosen in acrylic technique. His style is carried out in harsh contrasts, often with the choice of complementary colors, always with a sleek black outline. Artists like Picasso and Keith Haring stimulate his passion. The concepts of his recognizable colourful paintings are about emotions and often carry a symbolic message or statement. 





"I don’t come to fight flesh and bone, but spiritual wickedness in low and high places".
- Robert Nesta Marley

"I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even though he is wrong, than the one that comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil".
- Public Enemy

"Only when the last tree has died, when the last river has been poisoned and the last fish has been caught, then we will   realize we cannot eat money".
- Cree Indian

"Knowledge becomes wisdom through conscious experience".
- Ashavan

"Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference".
- Reinhold Niebuhr