Derek Fordjour

Derek Fordjour (born 1974 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American interdisciplinary artist who works in video/film, sculpture and painting. Fordjour received an MFA from Hunter College,[1] an Ed. M in Arts Education from Harvard University.,[2] and a B.A. degree from Morehouse College.

Derek Fordjour
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EducationHarvard University, Hunter College

Fordjour is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity,Inc. He was commissioned by Alpha Phi Alpha to create a portrait entitled An Experiment in Brotherhood to commemorate the founding of the fraternity.[3]

Fordjour is currently based in New York City. His work is in several public and private collections throughout the United States and abroad.




  1. ^ "Hunter College MFA Spring 2016 Thesis Exhibitions — Hunter College". Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  2. ^ "Black Sorority Project". Retrieved 6 October 2010.
  3. ^ "The Jewels of Alpha Phi Alpha". Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Gamma Phi chapter. Retrieved 6 October 2010.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Design, DSI. "Luce Gallery". Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  5. ^ "Eight Paintings - PAPILLION". Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  6. ^ "UPPER ROOM - Derek Fordjour - Exhibitions - Robert Blumenthal Gallery". Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  7. ^ Miranda, Carolina A. "Datebook: Ceramic installations, Korean and American minimalism, punk-inspired pieces". Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  8. ^ "Nine Overachieving New Yorkers You Must Date". Observer. 2016-02-03. Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  9. ^ Cotter, Holland (2015-11-19). "From Derek Fordjour, a Sense of Abandoned Ritual". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  10. ^ Pagel, David. "'And There Is an End' -- but no end to its goofy appeal". Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  11. ^ "DEREK FORDJOUR The Big Game". Retrieved 2016-12-12.
  12. ^ Journalist, Peter 'Souleo' Wright; curator (2014-09-24). "On the "A" w/Souleo: The Sports World Could Learn From Derek Fordjour's Artworks". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2016-12-12.

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