Derek Cracco

Collage & Illustration

Derek Cracco is Associate Professor of printmaking and computer graphics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He received an MFA from Syracuse University in 1999 and BFA degree from Louisiana State University in 1996.
Cracco has participated in numerous exhibitions nationally and internationally including Digital Printmaking Now at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in NY, curated by Marilyn Kushner, the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts Juried Annual, Love Ladies, New Jersey curated by Darsie Alexander, Assistant Curator Museum of Modern Art, and Printwork 99, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, juried by Claire Bell, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Guggenheim Museum, NY.

Cracco has been recognised for his innovative combination of traditional printmaking processes and computer graphics. His work has been purchased by several museums and by many private collections throughout the country and abroad.