Dennis Allain, AIA is an award winning architect, artist, and designer. He was born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1967, and from an early age demonstrated an unshakeable desire to create. He attended Wentworth Institute, graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture degree. Dennis Allain was the winner of the prestigious Hugh Ferris Memorial Prize for “Architecture in Perspective 21.” “Architecture in Perspective” is the preeminent exhibition of architectural illustration in the world. Each year the best works of architectural illustration from around the globe are assessed in the competition organized by the American Society of Architectural Illustrators. This year’s competition drew nearly 500 entries from five continents. Sixty pieces were selected by an esteemed jury including the special category awards. The exceptional works in this 21st annual exhibition–60 pieces selected by a jury of respected professionals in architecture, illustration, fine art, or design–were culled from hundreds of entries. Mr. Allain presented and discussed his work, demonstrated his digital drawing process and reviewed portfolios of Communication Arts students.

Mr. Allain was a Visiting Artist in the Department of Communication Arts in 2007.