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Derek Fordjour

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

Solo Exhibitions
2019
SHELTER, Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (forthcoming)
The House Always Wins, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, UK (forthcoming)
JRRNY/S, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018
Half Mast, public installation at the Whitney Museum, New York, NY
Derek Fordjour: Camelot Study, BAM, Brooklyn, NY
Zona Maco, Mexico City, MX
Ritual, Nina Johnson Gallery, Miami, FL

2017
PARADE, Sugar Hill Museum, New York, NY

2016
Agency & Regulation, LUCE Gallery, Turin, Italy
Derek Fordjour: Eight Paintings, Papillon 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

2013
Sciame Artist's Salon Series Exhibition, Sciame Corporate Gallery, New York, NY
Built Environments: Inaugurations with Felandus Thames, Columbia University, Russ Barrie Pavilion, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019
Painting Is Its Own Country, The Harvey B. Center, Charlotte, NC (forthcoming)
Plumb Line: Charles White and the Contemporary, California African-AmericanMuseum, Los Angeles, CA
Transmissions, Zidoun-Bossuyt Gallery, Luxembourg

2018
Fun House, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Cliche, organized by Bill Powers, Almine Rech Gallery, New York, NY
Everyday Muse, ltd Gallery, Los Angeles, LA
Reclamation!, The Taubman Museum, Roanoke, VA
Sidelined, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

2017
Reinventing the Figure, Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Zuoz, Switzerland
Diamonds, Rings and Courts, Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery, St. John's University, NY
All That Glitters, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
Selections, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

2016
Human Condition, The Former L.A. Metropolitan Medical Centre, Los Angeles, CA
The Barn Show, Johannes Vogt Gallery East, East Hampton, NY
First We Take Manhattan, Ethan Cohen Gallery, New York, NY
Island States, Tops Gallery, Memphis, TN
March Madness, 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
Ticknihova and Winter, New York, NY
Atlanta University Center Alumni Exhibition, Atlanta University Center, Atlanta, GA

JRRNNYS, Night Gallery
Los Angeles
2 February 2019 – 2 March 2019

Solo Booth, Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami
6 – 9 December 2018

Derek Fordjour
Galerie Magazine
5 March 2019

Derek Fordjour
Cultured Magazine
15 February 2019

I Don't Want to Be a Blip
The Wall Street Journal
31 January 2019

Derek Fordjour

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

Solo Exhibitions
2019
SHELTER, Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (forthcoming)
The House Always Wins, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, UK (forthcoming)
JRRNY/S, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018
Half Mast, public installation at the Whitney Museum, New York, NY
Derek Fordjour: Camelot Study, BAM, Brooklyn, NY
Zona Maco, Mexico City, MX
Ritual, Nina Johnson Gallery, Miami, FL

2017
PARADE, Sugar Hill Museum, New York, NY

2016
Agency & Regulation, LUCE Gallery, Turin, Italy
Derek Fordjour: Eight Paintings, Papillon 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

2013
Sciame Artist's Salon Series Exhibition, Sciame Corporate Gallery, New York, NY
Built Environments: Inaugurations with Felandus Thames, Columbia University, Russ Barrie Pavilion, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019
Painting Is Its Own Country, The Harvey B. Center, Charlotte, NC (forthcoming)
Plumb Line: Charles White and the Contemporary, California African-AmericanMuseum, Los Angeles, CA
Transmissions, Zidoun-Bossuyt Gallery, Luxembourg

2018
Fun House, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Cliche, organized by Bill Powers, Almine Rech Gallery, New York, NY
Everyday Muse, ltd Gallery, Los Angeles, LA
Reclamation!, The Taubman Museum, Roanoke, VA
Sidelined, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

2017
Reinventing the Figure, Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Zuoz, Switzerland
Diamonds, Rings and Courts, Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery, St. John's University, NY
All That Glitters, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
Selections, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

2016
Human Condition, The Former L.A. Metropolitan Medical Centre, Los Angeles, CA
The Barn Show, Johannes Vogt Gallery East, East Hampton, NY
First We Take Manhattan, Ethan Cohen Gallery, New York, NY
Island States, Tops Gallery, Memphis, TN
March Madness, 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
Ticknihova and Winter, New York, NY
Atlanta University Center Alumni Exhibition, Atlanta University Center, Atlanta, GA

News
JRRNNYS, Night Gallery
Los Angeles
2 February 2019 – 2 March 2019

Solo Booth, Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami
6 – 9 December 2018

Press
Derek Fordjour
Galerie Magazine
5 March 2019

Derek Fordjour
Cultured Magazine
15 February 2019

I Don't Want to Be a Blip
The Wall Street Journal
31 January 2019