Family Reception for PARADE: Derek Fordjour

Celebrate the opening of our new summer show PARADE: Derek Fordjour with family and friends! Stop by for a guided tour and a peek into our Artist-in-Residence Derek Forjour's studio, and get a first look at the new art exhibition. Snacks and refreshments will be served. 

About Derek Fordjour
Derek Fordjour was born in Memphis, Tennessee to parents of Ghanaian heritage. His work has appeared in exhibitions at Roberts & Tilton Gallery in Los Angeles, Sotheby's S2 Gallery in New York and Luce Gallery in Turin, Italy. A recipient of the C12 Emerging Artist Award 2017, Derek has been awarded residencies at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum 2016-2017 and the 2017-2018 Sharpe Walentas Studio Program in New York City. His work has been reviewed in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post and Brooklyn Rail. His work appears in several collections throughout the US and Europe including JP Morgan Chase collection and Dallas Museum of Art. Derek is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta Georgia, earned a Master’s Degree in Art Education from Harvard University and an MFA in painting at Hunter College.