New York, New York

derick.whitson@columbia.edu

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EDUCATION

2017               MFA, Visual Arts, Columbia University, New York, New York

2014               BFA, Photography, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio                        

                       Honors, Magna Cum Laude, Outstanding Senior Photography

RESIDENCIES

2018                (Forthcoming) Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, Texas

2018                (Forthcoming) ACRE, Stueben, Wisconsin

2018                (Forthcoming, July) The Fountainhead, Miami, Florida

                         https://www.fountainheadresidency.com/artists/2017/11/1/derick-whitson

2017                 Mass MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts

2013                 AICAD New York Studio Residency Program, FA2013, New York, New York

AWARDS

 

2018                Fine Arts Works Center Provincetown Fellowship Finalist, Provincetown, MA

2018                Diversity Scholarship, ACRE, Stueben, Wisconsin

2015                Visual Arts Program Scholarship, Columbia University, New York, New York

2014                Honorary Senior Directions Reception, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, Ohio

2010-14           Presidents List, Columbus College of Art&Design, Columbus, Ohio

2010                Deans Scholarship, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014                 SUCKER, Columbus College of Art&Design, Columbus, Ohio

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017                 Art Basel, The Gaythering Hotel, Miami, Florida

2017                 Studio Museum in Harlem, Harlem, New York

2017                 False Flag, Long Island City, New York

2017                  Cats without Claws, New York, New York

2017                  Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2017                  The Center For Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado 

2017                  Columbia University MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York, NY

2016                 First Street Gallery, Chelsea, New York

2016                 First Year Exhibition Columbia University, New York, New York

2015                 Greenpoint Galley, Brooklyn, New York

2014                 Canzani, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, Ohio

2014                 Sean Christopher Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

2013                 New York Studio Residency Program, Brooklyn NY

2013                 Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013                  Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, Ohio

2013                  Columbus College of Art&Design, Columbus, Ohio

2013                  The Downtown YMCA, Columbus, Ohio

2013                  Merit Award,The Color of Love, Sean Christopher Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

2012                  Best of Photography, Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, Ohio

2012                  Christopher Yates Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

2012                  The Photographic Angle, United Kingdom

2012                  The Photographic Angle, United Kingdom

2011                  Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, Ohio

2011                  Center of Science & Industry, Columbus, Ohio

2009                  Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, Ohio

PUBLICATIONS

2018              (Forthcoming) hashtag photography

2018              (Forthcoming) En Foco, Nueva Luz

2018              (Forthcoming) A5 Magazine

2018               A Bad Penny Review

                       http://www.abadpennyreview.com/sugar-chapter-2/

2017               Miami New Times

                       http://www.miaminewtimes.com/arts/art-gaysel-at-hotel-gaythering-during-art-basel-miami-beach-2017-9890331

2017                Huffington Post

                       https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry

                        /art-gaysel-founder-alex-guarra-discusses-miamis_us_5a28169de4b0650db4d40c58

 2017               The Advocate

                         https://www.advocate.com/art/2017/12/04/51-reasons-take-sexy-side-trip-art-gaysel#slide-5

2017                 (Forthcoming) iFashion Magazine

2017                 Apogee Journal, Issue #10

2017                 Columbia University

                         https://arts.columbia.edu/news/vamore-thirty-columbia-artists-exhibit-art-basel-miami

2017                 NAILED Magazine

                         https://nailedmagazine.com/photography/sissy-guys-only-derick-whitson/

2015                  F-Stop Magazine

                          http://www.fstopmagazine.com/pastissues/71/groupexhibition.html

2015                  Teaching Photography: Tools for the Imaging Educator, Second Edition

2014                  Photographers Forum Magazine, Serbin Communications

2012                  Photographers Forum Magazine, Serbin Communications

ARTIST LECTURES

2017                   Hotel Gaythering, Q&A, Miami, Florida

2017                   Marble Hill Camera Club

                           http://www.marblehillcameraclub.com/previous-presenters

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE      

2016                 Teaching Assistant Fellowship, Columbia University, New York, New York

2015                 Visual Arts News Fellowship, Columbia University, New York, New York

2015                 Photography Laboratory Assistant, Columbia University, New York, New York 

2015                 Photo Archive Internship, The Richard Avedon Foundation, New York, New York

2014                 Gallery Internship, Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York, New York

2014                 Curatorial Assistant, CCAD's Photo Student Exhibition, Columbus, Ohio