Derrick Adams (b. 1970, Baltimore, Maryland) is a multidisciplinary New York-based artist who works across varied media with a focus on the fragmentation and manipulation of structure and surface, communicating and exploring self-image and its forward projection.
His work has been exhibited at Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn (2012); Boston Center for the Arts, Boston (2012); Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2012); Contemporary Art Museum, Houston (2012); and The Kitchen, New York (2010), among many others. He is the recipient of the 2009 Louis Comfort Tiffany Award and the 2014 S. J. Weiler Award.
Image credit: Derrick Adams, Pablo Fanque's Circus Royal/SIDESHOW, 2015; Graphic by Michael Chuapoco, courtesy of the artist.