Dennis Ashbaugh is a well-known American painter, sculptor, and printmaker. The first artist to employ DNA imagery in paintings, Ashbaugh is also known for his large-scale abstract paintings and collaboration with cyberpunk writer William Gibson on “Agrippa: A Book of the Dead.” Ashbaugh, encouraged by Frank Stella, Barbara Rose, Leo Castelli and Roy Lichtenstein, moved in 1970 to New York City where he continues to live and work.