OPEN STUDIO with Derek Fordjour

Photo by Michael Palma Mir

Photo by Michael Palma Mir

Join us for artist-in-residence Derek Fordjour’s last art-making workshop! He will facilitate the workshop at 2pm, fol-lowed by a visit to his studio, where he will share his process and works to be exhibited in his upcoming show opening this summer at the Museum. 

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. He is the recipient of the C12 Emerging Artist Award 2017 and has been awarded residencies at Sugar Hill Museum and the Sharpe Walentas Program in New York City. He 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.  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.