Born in Memphis, 1974Lives and works in New York Education 2016MFA, Hunter College, New York2002Ed.M., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA2001BA, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GAPratt Institute College of Art and Design Solo Exhibitions 2017Parade, Sugar Hill Museum, New YorkDallas Art Fair, Luce Gallery solo booth2016Agency & Regulation, Luce Gallery, TorinoDerek Fordjour : Eight Paintings, Papillion Art, Los Angeles2015Upper Room, Robert Blumenthal Gallery, New YorkMeritocracy, Jack Bell Gallery, London2014The Big Game, Storefront Ten Eyck Gallery, Brooklyn2013Sciame Artist’s Salon Series Exhibition, Sciame Corporate Gallery, New YorkBuilt Environments: Inaugurations with Felandus Thames, Columbia University, New YorkRuss Barrie Pavillion, New York

Group Exhibitions 2017Reinventing the figure, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, ZuozDiamonds, Rings and Courts, Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery at SJU, New YorkAll that Glitters, Rachel Uffner, New YorkSelections, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York2016Human Condition, The Hospital, Los AngelesThe Barn Show, Johannes Vogt Gallery East, East Hampton, New YorkSummer Fling, Johannes Vogt Gallery, East Hampton, New YorkIsland States, Tops Gallery, MemphisMarch Madness, curated by Hank Willis Thomas & Adam Shopkorn, Fort Gansevoort, New York2015I Like it Like This, Sothebys S2 Gallery, New YorkAnd There is an End, Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los AngelesMixed Doubles, Sometimes Gallery, New YorkNo Such Place, Edward Tyler Nahem Gallery, New York2014Open, Papillion Gallery, Los Angeles2013Corpus Americus, Driscoll Babcock Gallery, New YorkTicknihova and Winter, New YorkAtlanta University Center Alumni Exhibition, Atlanta University Center, Atlanta Residencies and Awards 2017Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, Brooklyn, New YorkC-12 Emerging Artist Award, Hunter College, New York2016Artist-in-Residence, Sugar Hill Museum, New York Collections Dallas Museum of Art, DallasBeth Rudin DeWoody Collection, Palm BeachJP Morgan Chase Collection, New YorkErnesto Esposito Collection, NaplesCraig Hall, Hall Group Collection, Dallas