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Derek Walker (b. 2001) is a visual artist from Cleveland, Ohio. Walker’s current work explores dystopian paintings of the commute within Cleveland, Ohio. He received his high school diploma at Cleveland School of the Arts and received his Bachelor in Fine Arts in Painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art.


His work has been exhibited in the 2021 AXA Art Prize at the Wilkinson Gallery in New York City, NY and at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, OH. His awards include the 75th annual Student Independent Exhibition Board Grand Prize at Cleveland Institute of Art.

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