Derek Reese

Derek Reese
Friday, May 15, 2015 to Sunday, August 9, 2015

by Derek Reese

Artist Bio:

Derek Reese received his BFA from West Virginia University and completed an MFA from Ohio State University. From 2009 through 2010, he was an adjunct professor of art at Fairmont State University in Fairmont, West Virginia. In 2011, Reese crossed the Mason-Dixon Line in order to make art and teach in the burgeoning national art-city of Pittsburgh, PA. Reese has exhibited his art work nationally, and has given guest artist lectures at Carnegie Mellon University and Penn State University. In 2011, he was the recipient of the Pittsburgh Pop-Up Grant creating installations in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District fusing visual art and music in collaboration with Pittsburgh’s Freya String Quartet. Reese is a 2014 fellow of Flight School, the professional development program for Pittsburgh artists at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts