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Sat, Feb 10, 2018 2:00pm –

Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
898 St. Nicholas Avenue @ 155th Street
New York, NY 10032

Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling

STORY TIME: Celebrating Derek Fordjour's Parade

In celebration of the closing of their exhibition PARADE: Derek Fordjour, join us for a music-filled special STORY TIME featuring storytelling, artmaking, and surprise performances. 

About Derek Fordjour
Derek Fordjour was born in Memphis, Tennessee to parents of Ghanaian heritage. His work has
appeared in exhibitions at Roberts & Tilton Gallery in Los Angeles, Sotheby's S2 Gallery in New
York and Luce Gallery in Turin, Italy.
A recipient of the C12 Emerging Artist Award 2017, Derek has been awarded residencies at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum 2016-2017 and the 2017-2018 Sharpe Walentas Studio Program in New York City. His work has been reviewed in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post and Brooklyn Rail. His work appears in several collections throughout the US and Europe including JP Morgan Chase collection and Dallas Museum of Art.
Derek is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta Georgia, earned a Master’s Degree in Art Education from Harvard University and an MFA in painting at Hunter College.