Dennis Wunsch is an award-winning illustrator and designer whose work has been featured in books, magazines and advertising. After receiving his Fine Art degree, he started his illustration career drawing Scooby-Doo and Super Friends for Hanna-Barbera Cartoons. He then switched gears and spent over two decades at several advertising/marketing firms as art director/creative director, developing his skills while learning from many well-known illustrators.

Dennis is currently Creative Director for Scotsman Guide Media, and monthly contributor of editorial illustrations. He also works on additional illustration projects, fine art and has recently begun creating children's book illustrations.

Dennis enjoys spending time with his wife and not-so-small herd of rescued dogs and cats, while also being a foster parent/volunteer for a no-kill animal shelter just outside Seattle, Washington.

Accolades

MAGGIE Awards - Western Publishing Association

2016
Best Series of Editorial Illustrations/Trade1
Best Single Editorial Illustration/Trade - (finalist)
Best Series of Editorial Illustrations/Trade2 - (finalist)
Best Editorial Layout/Trade - (finalist)

2015
Best Single Editorial Illustration/Trade - (finalist)
Best Series of Editorial Illustrations/Trade & Consumer - (finalist)
Best Editorial Layout/Trade - (finalist)

2014
Best Editorial Layout/Trade

2014
Best Single Editorial Illustration/Trade - (finalist)

2013
Best Single Editorial Illustration/Trade
Best Editorial Layout/Trade

2011
Best Single Editorial Illustration/Trade

 

Azbee Awards - American Society of Business Publication Editors


2016
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: National, Silver                                                                                                                                                                         
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: Regional, Gold
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: Regional, Silver
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: Regional, Bronze
Best Feature Article Design: Regional, Silver

2015
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: National, Bronze                                                                                                                                                                            
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: Regional, Gold
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: Regional, Silver
Best Feature Article Design: Regional, Gold
Best Feature Article Design: Regional, Silver

2014
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: National, Gold
Best Feature Article Design: National, Silver

2013
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: National, Silver
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: Regional, Gold

2012
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: Regional, Gold
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: Regional, Silver

2011
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: National, Gold

2010
Best Opening Page/Spread Illustration: National, Silver

 

Society of Professional Journalists
Northwest Excellence in Journalism Awards

Best Cartoon/Illustration in a Magazine

2014: 3rd place
2013: 1st place, 2nd and 3rd place
2012: 2nd and 3rd place
2011: 1st and 2nd place
2010: 2nd and 3rd place
2009: 2nd place