Born in Spokane, Washington in 1947, Dennis Pirello grew up on a working ranch where he developed an early connection to the land and the cowboy way of life. His formal art training began in 1971 covering, graphic design, Illustration and fine art. His professional career has taken him from Portland, Oregon, to Billings, Montana, and then Spokane, Washington.
Currently Dennis lives with his wife Lois in Veradale, Washington. He is involved with the local art community.
Dennis loves history. Especially anything that involves the American West. Gun collecting, horseback riding, cowboy action shooting and mountain man rendezvous keep him connected to his passion.