Artist Derek Harrison - Brennen Fine Art Gallery - Scottsdale, AZ

About Derek Harrison

Derek Harrison


Derek Harrison is an artist working in the realist genre creating dramatic figurative and landscape works. He began his artistic journey at a young age and was included in Southwest Art Magazines 21 under 31. Before his 31st birthday he began winning awards for his paintings and establishing a strong collector base. He has been a finalist in the ARC Salon for many years in a row, was awarded 1st place two years in a row at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. He has had work included in feature films and television shows. He is an instructor at the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art as well as an adjunct faculty member at Westmont College. “The aim of my work is to inspire. We are all connected within this lifetime journey. There are stories, compositions and color combinations that can strike at the heart of the human spirit. Through study, practice and skill I want to evoke an emotional response that will have a lasting impact.”