MFA Yale School of Art, New Haven CT
BFA Herron School of Art, Indianapolis IN
Yale Norfolk Summer School of Art, Norfolk CT


UNTITLED Art Basel Miami, ADA Gallery, Miami FL *
Yud Video Project, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco CA
Psychic Phones, ADA Gallery, Richmond VA*
Après, Upfor Gallery, Portland OR *
Ever-Pre-Given, WVU, Morgantown WV *
FUTURE TALK, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids MI
Abstract Mind, CICA Museum, South Korea
What Happens When..., POWRPLNT, Brooklyn NY

Generator, ADA Gallery, Richmond VA
InLight, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond VA
[mon-i-tor], University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa AL *
Tele-novela, ACRE TV, curated by Robyn Farrell, Chicago IL
A Monk Texting, Redux Contemporary, Charleston SC *
Dog Jokes, ADA Gallery, Richmond VA *
Capital Yes, Pearl Conard Gallery, Ohio State University, Mansfield OH *
Derek Larson, Hye Yeon Nam and Babycastles, Cal State University Chico CA*
Nuit Blanche New York, PRAVA Festival, Washington DC
SECAC Fellowship Exhibition, Artists Image Resource, Pittsburgh PA *
Digital Native, The Front, New Orleans LA

Saf Aleph, Mulherin + Pollard Gallery, New York NY *
Videorover 8, NURTUREart, Brooklyn NY
Just Gaming, Laconia Gallery, Boston MA *
Saf Aleph (Beth), ADA Gallery, Richmond VA *
Trance curated by Miranda Lash, Crosstown, Memphis TN *
Ecstatically Quiet, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University NY *
Rebuilding the Temple, Human Resources, Los Angeles CA
Lake Colors, Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester NY *
Steal This Bike curated by Chanel Kim, MINT Gallery, Atlanta GA

Two-way, Union South Gallery 1308, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI *
Leveling the Genres, Telfair Museum Jepson Center, Savannah GA
E.S.P. TV: ESPISODES, Curated by Scott Kiernan, Museum of Art and Design, New York NY
Nervous Systems, Hudgens Prize Finalist Exhibit, Hudgens Center, Duluth GA
Collective Intelligence, Platform IHC-UCSB, Santa Barbara CA
We Two Founts, Kipp Gallery, Indiana University PA *
Air Show, Art Metropole, curated by Butcher Gallery, Toronto ON
Art & Nature, Strata Foundation, Pinsiö Finland
Acid Rain Production, Brooklyn NY *

Leveling the Genres, Vox Populi, Philadelphia PA *
The Floridian Sweats, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn NY *
Tantric Wealth, May Gallery, New Orleans LA *
Renewed Memories, Arcade Gallery Marymount College, San Pedro CA
Totally Stacked, Seattle International Film Festival, Seattle WA
PLAYBACK>, Aggregate Space, Oakland CA
Droopy Columns, COOP Gallery, Nashville TN *
Replay!, HEX Pixel Gallery @ T2, Kansas City MO
PLAYBACK>, Queens Nails Projects, San Francisco CA


The New Orleans Museum of Art, The Jepson Center Telfair Museum & private collections in Atlanta,
Detroit, St. Louis, Los Angeles, New Haven, New York, Seattle, Tacoma, New Orleans, Indianapolis,
Richmond, Jacksonville, Vienna Austria, Nottingham & Liverpool UK.


National Endowment for the Arts Grant
Arteles Residency, Haukijärvi Finland
SECAC Fellowship Award
Workshop with Slavoj Zizek & Boris Groys, European Graduate School
Vermont Studio Center Residency, David Bermant Foundation Fellowship
Working Artist Grant/Purchase Award
Workshop with Michael Hardt, Lev Manovich & Avital Ronell, European Graduate School
Hudgens Prize Finalist, Duluth GA
Workshop with Chris Kraus, Friedrich Kittler & Simon Critchley, European Graduate School
Antenna Gallery/Press Street Grant, New Orleans LA
Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale School of Art


Larson, Derek G. (2015). Composition, Color & Interactivity. PDF & Book


Calos, Katherine. "InLight 2015 Expands to Two Nights." Richmond Times-Dispatch. 11 Nov. 2015
Kollatz, Harry, Jr. "An Illuminated Night." Richmond Magazine. 04 Dec. 2015
Bowers, Elizabeth. "A Monk Texting: Turning Data Into Visual Art." The Art Mag. 12 July 2015
Koeppel, Fredric. "Trance on Consumerism, Mass Media." Comm. Appeal Memphis. 26 Nov. 2014
McQuaid, Cate. "Mitchell, Larson Correspond Playfully at Laconia." Boston Globe. 21 Oct. 2014
Zevitas, Steven T. "South ed. #112" Curated by René Morales New American Paintings. June 2014
Zorn, Iben. "Ugens 3 Picks Fra Kopenhagen." Kopenhagen Art Institute: Magasin. 12 May 2014
Tarantola, Andrew. "Achieve Enlightenment in the Internet Age." Gizmodo. 19 Mar. 2014
Carlson, Adam. "Weekend Arts: 'Steal This Bike'" Creative Loafing Atlanta. 16 Feb. 2014
Bopst, Chris. "Derek Larson: Saf Aleph." Style Weekly Richmond. 1 Apr. 2014
Berlangero, Tom. "Light Drips, Dance in Larson’s NYC Show." BurnAway. 08 Jan. 2014
Carey, Brainard. "Derek Larson." WYBC Yale Radio: Art World Demystified. 18 Dec. 2013
Pousner, Howard. "Hudgens Prize Inspiration." Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 02 July 2013
Burk, Drew S. "FULLSCREEN: Derek Larson." Big Red & Shiny: Vol. 2 #9. 17 June 2013
"FEATURED ARTIST: Derek G. Larson." Sculpture Center Tumblr. 07 Nov. 2013
Cash, Stephanie. "Derek Larson Creates Trippy, Vibrant Mash-ups." ArtsATL. 01 June 2013
Fox, Catherine. "Hudgens Announces Four Finalists for $50,000." ArtsATL. 14 Mar. 2013
Michaud, Debbie. "Hudgens Prize Gets Four Finalists." Creative Loafing. 14 Mar. 2013
Pousner, Howard. "Four Finalists for $50,000." Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 15 Mar. 2013
Murrow, Taylor. "Derek Larson at May Gallery & Residency." Pelican Bomb. 30 Nov. 2012
MacCash, Doug. "St. Claude Avenue Art District." The Times-Picayune. 12 Nov. 2012
Bookhardt, Eric D. "Tantric Wealth: Derek Larson." New Orleans Art Insider. 4 Nov. 2012
Nolan, Joe. "Best of Nashville." Nashville Scene. 11 Oct. 2012
Brookhardt, Eric D. "Installation by Derek Larson." Gambit New Orleans. 30 Oct. 2012
Kiely, Caitlin. "Tantric Wealth Is Good For You." InvadeNOLA. 19 Oct. 2012
Boyce, Emma. "May Day: Grand Opening for St. Roch." NOLA Defender. 28 Sept. 2012
Charry, Alma. "Les Énigmatiques Installations de Derek Larson." Montagne. 14 June 2012
Nolan, Joe. "Serious Fun." Art Now Nashville. 21 May 2012


Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA
West Virginia University, Morgantown WV
Georgia State University, Atlanta GA
University of North Texas, Denton TX

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA
Ohio State University, Mansfield OH
California State University, Chico CA
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville AR

NYSCC Alfred University, Alfred NY
University of Rochester NY
Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago IL
Southeastern Museum Conference, Knoxville TN
Crosstown Arts, Memphis TN

School of the Art Institute, Chicago IL
University of Wisconsin, Madison WI
Hudgens Center, Duluth GA
Jepson Center Telfair Museum, Savannah GA
University of Texas at El Paso TX
FATE PostHaus, Savannah GA

Tulane University, New Orleans LA
Loyola University, New Orleans LA
University of New Orleans, New Orleans LA