THEYWALKAMONGUS™

20% Beauty
30% Communication
50% Human
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©Derek Vander Griend
1988-2020
All Rights Reserved.




Energetic, imaginative, and open-minded, Derek simply loves to create. 





Working across the mediums of design, graphic art, advertising and experiences, Derek believes in the power of simplistity and postivity.


With a career evolving from making illustrations of his favorite anime characters, to posters for his band, to work for national brands Derek has always had a interest in the interaction between type, image and culture.

If you feel similary, please get in touch.


Currently: 

︎Happylucky (18’-Present)
︎ Freelance (13’-Present)

Previous: 

︎BIG-GIANT (18’-19’)
︎Wexley School for Girls (13’-16’)
︎Hum Creative (11’-13’)


Education:

Cornish College of the Arts (10-13’)
BFA in Visual Communications 

Shows & Exhibitions

Create for a Cure 19’
The One Motorcycle Show 14’- 19’
Sasquatch Poster Show 15’ - 18
CHBP Poster Show 16’-19’
Happy Together/Felices Juntos 16’
SuperTouch: Retrospective 16’
Fine Mesh: Group Show 15’
Hang Ups: Cornish Poster Show 14’
SVA: Russia Rising 12’
Lovely Package 11’