Robert Ladislas Derr
Robert Ladislas Derr uses various modes of making that center on a barrage of questions about life and art. Selected exhibitions include the Mendel Art Gallery (Saskatoon, SK, Canada, 2012), Art Museum of Los Gatos (Los Gatos, CA, 2012), Athens Institute for Contemporary Art (Athens, GA, 2011), The School of Visual Arts (New York, NY, 2011), Schneider Museum of Art (Ashland, OR, 2010), Athens Video Art Festival (Athens, Greece, 2010 and 2007), Schirn Kunsthalle (Frankfurt, Germany, 2009), Jack the Pelican Presents (Brooklyn, NY, 2009 and 2007), Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus, OH, 2008), Independent Museum of Contemporary Art (Limassol, Cyprus, 2008), LIVE Performance Art Biennale (Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2007), Photographic Resource Center (Boston, MA, 2006), American Academy in Rome (Rome, Italy, 2006), Art Interactive (Cambridge, MA, 2006), DiVA Festival (New York, NY, 2005), Irish Film Institute (Dublin, Ireland, 2004), Western Front (Vancouver, Canada, 2003), CAVE (Brooklyn, NY, 2003), and Parsons School of Design Gallery (New York, NY, 2002). He has received awards from the Urbana Public Arts Commission, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Ohio Arts Council, among others. Lectures about his practice have been hosted by the University College Cork (Ireland), Taik - University of Art and Design Helsinki (Finland), and University of Rhode Island to name a few. Derr has an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and BFA from the Art Academy of Cincinnati.