Derek Gores

Derek Gores is best known for his torn paper collage works, utilizing found materials like photographs, historical data, maps and memorabilia to create a captivating new images on canvas. Gores exhibits in galleries around the world and was honored as one of 15 artists selected for the Manifest Hope DC exhibit, prior to the 2009 Presidential Inauguration. His commission clients include Prada, SONY, Dwell Magazine, the Cosmopolitan Hotel Las Vegas, and the Kentucky Derby. “I like my pictures to barely come together with teasing little details. Each viewer brings their own history and memories to the art, finding references that are meaningful. I think of the inside of the head as my real artistic canvas”