About the Artist:

Derek Ariss

Derek is a Canadian-Australian Artist, who has been based in South East Asia for the past few years. He was born in Toronto, and spent most of his academic years in Ontario
His work has been displayed in Toronto, Singapore, Sydney and Melbourne. Most of Derek’s work is colourful, light hearted and contemporary. He likes to create his acrylic, canvas pieces using bright colours, popular words, and symbolic patterns. The intention is to relate quickly and lightly with the viewer.
When not painting, Derek is a speaker on Innovation and Creativity, working with organizations that share his passion for people and creativity