Location : US
Derick Melander was born in Saratoga Springs, NY in 1964. His father was an abstract painter. Known for combining non-traditional materials such as polystyrene foam. House paint, mirrored glass, and contact paper. In 1985 Derick earned his Associate Degree in Communications from Elizabeth Seton College in Yonkers, NY where he studied radio and film production. Shortly after graduation. He moved to Philadelphia where he worked as an assistant to an artist. Sang in a band and postered the streets with hand-printed graphics and poems.