Derek Fordjour is a contemporary painter from the United States renown for his figure paintings. Derek Fordjour was born in Memphis, Tennessee in the year 1974.
Fordjour received an excellent education beginning with a B.F.A. from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. The artist received a master’s in education degree from Harvard University. He also earned a M.F.A. from Hunter’s College in New York City.
In addition to painting Fordjour creates films and sculptures.
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In this clip we view an exhibition of work by the artist in 2020:
The artist is based out of New York City.
Fordjour has shown his work at the Whitney Museum of Art in New York City.
Derek Fordjour creates wonderful images that remind me of Hughie Lee Smith. Both artist’s have a similar palette and often create works showcasing a solitary figure expressing emotion. Fordjour’s work has a great texture.