OPEN STUDIO: Derek Fordjour

Photo by Michael Palma Mir

Photo by Michael Palma Mir

Meet our newest Artist-in-Residence Derek Fordjour! He will be facilitating a puppet-making workshop in our NEW Studio Labs with families from 2:00-3:00pm, and immediately following offer a glimpse into his creative process and works in our Studio. 

About Derek Fordjour
Derek is an interdisciplinary artist who works in video/film, sculpture and painting, and currently resides in Sugar Hill. His work has been featured in group shows at Roberts & Tilton Gallery in Los Angeles, Sotheby's S2 Gallery in New York and Jack Bell Gallery in London. His work has been reviewed in the New York Times, L.A. Times, Huffington Post and Brooklyn Rail. Derek received a B.A. degree from Morehouse College and a Master's Degree in Art Education from Harvard University and an MFA in painting from Hunter College.  The search process that lead in partnership with The Northern Manhattan Artists Alliance and No Longer Empty.