After attending Wichita State University, Penner worked as graphic designer in small boutique studios and agencies. In 1980, he became Art Director for Pizza Hut, Inc. where he introduced computer generated art and desktop publishing to the Creative Services Department. This appreciation for the expanded creativity technology, lead him to form his own studio and pursue innovative programs and technologies. Technology rapidly expanded into cutting-edge programs and equipment for digital image retouching.
Now, Duane Penner provides Fortune 500 clients such as Cessna Airplane Company, Beechcraft, Pratt& Whitney, Rolls Royce, Rockwell Collins and Cargill, with more than 29 years experience in nearly every aspect of photo manipulation.