derek fordjour

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Born in 1974

Lives and works in New York, NY

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

Shelter, Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

2019

The House Always Wins, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, UK

JRRNYS, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018

Half Mast, 95 Horatio Street, The Whitney Museum of American Art Billboard Project, New York, NY

Derek Fordjour: Camelot Study, BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Brookyln, NY

Zona Maco, Mexico Arte Contemporaneo, solo booth with Luce Gallery

2017

Parade, Sugar Hill Museum, New York, NY

Dallas Art Fair, solo booth with Luce Gallery

2016 

Agency & Regulation, Luce Gallery, Torino, IT

Derek Fordjour : Eight Paintings, Papillion Art, Los Angeles, CA 

2015 

Upper Room, Robert Blumenthal Gallery, New York, NY 

Meritocracy, Jack Bell Gallery, London, UK 

2014 

The Big Game, Storefront Ten Eyck Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

CONTEMPORARY ART + DESIGN: New Acquisitions, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

Open Air, Luce Gallery, Turin, Italy

2019

Painting Is Its Own Country, The Harvey B. Center, Charlotte, NC

Plumb Line: Charles White and the Contemporary, California African-American Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Transmissions, Zidoun-Bossuyt Gallery, Luxembourg

2018

To Dream Avant-Garde, Hammonds-Harkins Galleries, Columbus, OH

Everyday Muse, ltd Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Cliche, Almine Rech Gallery, New York, NY

Fun House, Josh Lilley Gallery,  London, UK

Reclamation! Pan-African from the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA

Sidelined, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

2017

Diamonds, Rings and Courts, Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery at SJU, NY

All that Glitters, Rachel Uffner, New York, NY

Selections, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

2016

Human Condition, The Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

Summer Fling, Johannes Vogt Gallery, East Hampton, NY

Island States, Tops Gallery, Memphis, TN

March Madness, curated by Hank Willis Thomas & Adam Shopkorn, Fort Gansevoort, New York, NY 

2015 

I Like it Like This, Sothebys S2 Gallery, New York, NY

And There is an End, Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Mixed Doubles, Sometimes Gallery, New York, NY 

No Such Place, Edward Tyler Nahem Gallery, New York, NY

2014 

Open, Papillion Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

2013 

Corpus Americus, Driscoll Babcock Gallery, New York, NY

 

EDUCATION

2016 

MFA, Hunter College, New York, NY

2002 

Ed.M., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2001 

BA, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA

Pratt Institute College of Art and Design

 

COLLECTIONS

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas

Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, Palm Beach

JP Morgan Chase Collection, New York

Ernesto Esposito Collection, Naples

Craig Hall, Hall Group Collection, Dallas