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Derek Fordjour

Derek Fordjour

American artist
Derek Fordjour
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Intro American artist
Is Artist
From United States of America
Type Arts
Gender male
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Biography

Derek Fordjour (born 1974 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American interdisciplinary artist who works in video/film, sculpture and painting. Fordjour received an MFA from Hunter College, an Ed. M in Arts Education from Harvard University., and a B.A. degree from Morehouse College.
Fordjour is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. He was commissioned by Alpha Phi Alpha to create a portrait entitled An Experiment in Brotherhood to commemorate the founding of the fraternity.
Fordjour is currently based in New York City. His work is in several public and private collections throughout the United States and abroad.

Exhibitions

  • 2016 'Agency and Regulation', LUCE Gallery, Turin, Italy
  • 2016 'Eight Paintings', Papillion Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2015 'UPPER ROOM', Robert Blumenthal Gallery, New York, NY

Press

  • Los Angeles Times, “Derek Fordjour: Eight Paintings..” by Carolina Miranda, February 4, 2016
  • The Observer, "Nine Overachieving New Yorkers You Must Date", Feb 3, 2016
  • New York Times, “From Derek Fordjour...” by Holland Cotter, November 19, 2015
  • Los Angeles Times, “And There is an End..” by David Pagel, March 21, 2015
  • The Brooklyn Rail, Review of ‘The Big Game’.. by Johnathan Goodman, October 7, 2014
  • Huffington Post, “The Sports World Could Learn...” by Souleo, 2014

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