Dunkirk has been home to several residents who were involved in  the world of art. 

SCULPTOR:

Erastus Dow Palmer (1846-1955) 

ARTIST:

George Wiliam Eggers

PHOTOGRAPHER:

George A.H. Eggers

Cecil Knowlton

POTTER:

Folkert Peter Vander Meulen (1893-1976) immigrated from Holland in 1888 and started a pottery firm in Dunkirk