contact@dereklarson.net
from Seattle WA, lives and works in Savannah GA

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EDUCATION

MFA Yale School of Art, New Haven CT
BFA Herron School of Art, Indianapolis IN
Yale Norfolk Summer School of Art, Norfolk CT

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EXHIBITIONS                       *solo/two-person

2017
Convergence: Digital Media & Technology, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland OR
Yud Video Project, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco CA
Image of a Rind or a Curtain Behind, Bloomsburg University PA *

2016
UNTITLED Art Basel Miami, ADA Gallery, Miami FL *
Nothing Ritually, GRIN, Providence RI *
Psychic Phones, ADA Gallery, Richmond VA*
Après, Upfor Gallery, Portland OR *
Ever-Pre-Given, Laura Mesaros Gallery WVU, Morgantown WV *
FUTURE TALK, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids MI
Abstract Mind, CICA Museum, South Korea
What Happens When..., POWRPLNT, Brooklyn NY

2015
Generator, ADA Gallery, Richmond VA
InLight, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond VA
[mon-i-tor], University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa AL *
Tele-novela, ACRE TV, curated by Robyn Farrell, Chicago IL
A Monk Texting, Redux Contemporary, Charleston SC *
Dog Jokes, ADA Gallery, Richmond VA *
Capital Yes, Pearl Conard Gallery, Ohio State University, Mansfield OH *
Derek Larson, Hye Yeon Nam and Babycastles, Cal State University Chico CA*
Nuit Blanche New York, PRAVA Festival, Washington DC
SECAC Fellowship Exhibition, Artists Image Resource, Pittsburgh PA *
Digital Native, The Front, New Orleans LA

2014
Saf Aleph, Mulherin + Pollard Gallery, New York NY *
Videorover 8, NURTUREart, Brooklyn NY
Just Gaming, Laconia Gallery, Boston MA *
Saf Aleph (Beth), ADA Gallery, Richmond VA *
Trance curated by Miranda Lash, Crosstown, Memphis TN *
Ecstatically Quiet, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University NY *
Parallelograms (web project) curated by Leah Beeferman, New Shelter Plan, Copenhagen DK
Rebuilding the Temple, Human Resources, Los Angeles CA
Lake Colors, Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester NY *
Steal This Bike curated by Chanel Kim, MINT Gallery, Atlanta GA

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COLLECTIONS

The New Orleans Museum of Art, The Jepson Center Telfair Museum & private collections in Atlanta,
Detroit, St. Louis, Los Angeles, New Haven, New York, Seattle, Tacoma, New Orleans, Indianapolis,
Richmond, Jacksonville, Vienna Austria, Nottingham & Liverpool UK.

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GRANTS / AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

National Endowment for the Arts Grant
Arteles Residency, Haukijärvi Finland
SECAC Fellowship Award
Workshops with Slavoj Zizek & Boris Groys, European Graduate School
Vermont Studio Center Residency, David Bermant Foundation Fellowship
Working Artist Grant/Purchase Award
Workshops with Michael Hardt, Lev Manovich & Avital Ronell, European Graduate School
Hudgens Prize Finalist, Duluth GA
Workshops with Chris Kraus, Friedrich Kittler & Simon Critchley, European Graduate School
Antenna Gallery/Press Street Grant, New Orleans LA
Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale School of Art

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PUBLICATIONS

Gottschalk, Molly. "The 13 Best Booths at UNTITLED, Miami Beach." Artsy. 30 Nov. 2016. 
Creahan, D. "Miami Beach: Untitled Art Fair on Ocean Drive." Art Observed. 30 Nov. 2016
McQuaid, Cate. "The Play's the Thing." The Boston Globe. 25 Aug. 2016
Zevitas, Steven T. "South ed. #124" Curated by Emily Stamey. New American Paintings. June 2016
Larson, Derek G. "Composition, Color & Interactivity." SECAC. Nov. 2015
McQuaid, Cate. "Mitchell, Larson Correspond Playfully at Laconia." Boston Globe. 21 Oct. 2014
Zevitas, Steven T. "South ed. #112" Curated by René Morales New American Paintings. June 2014
Tarantola, Andrew. "Achieve Enlightenment in the Internet Age." Gizmodo. 19 Mar. 2014
Carey, Brainard. "Derek Larson." WYBC Yale Radio: Art World Demystified. 18 Dec. 2013
Burk, Drew S. "FULLSCREEN: Derek Larson." Big Red & Shiny: Vol. 2 #9. 17 June 2013
"FEATURED ARTIST: Derek G. Larson." Sculpture Center Tumblr. 07 Nov. 2013

PDF Color, Composition & Interactivity. SECAC. Nov. 2015
PDF Nothing Ritually / Dazzle Ships. Grin Gallery. Aug. 2016

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VISITING ARTIST / LECTURES 

2017

Southern Oregon University, Ashland OR
Columbus State University GA

2016
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA
West Virginia University, Morgantown WV
Georgia State University, Atlanta GA
University of North Texas, Denton TX

2015
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA
Ohio State University, Mansfield OH
California State University, Chico CA
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville AR

2014
NYSCC Alfred University, Alfred NY
University of Rochester NY
Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago IL
Crosstown Arts, Memphis TN

2013
School of the Art Institute, Chicago IL
University of Wisconsin, Madison WI
Jepson Center Telfair Museum, Savannah GA
University of Texas at El Paso TX