Date of Birth
Place of Birth: Umzinto, KwaZulu Natal
Derrick is a self taught artist utilizing a unique style of approach to painting and drawing. His work depicts intricately detailed unoccupied surroundings in which the element of the imagination is always included.
His paintings and drawings have been associated with issues pertaining to land ownership and symbolize power (or lack thereof) human beings in the natural environment.
Anglo Vaal Corporation, Pietersburg South African Breweries
University of Witwatersrand
University of Cape Town
Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg
Durban Art Gallery
EThekwini Municipality, Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban
The Campbell Collections
Paul Mikula & Associates
Peter Riche, Johannesburg
Bill Wright, New York, U.S.A.
David Elliot, London
Gavin Younge, Cape Town
Gencor Art Collection, Johannesburg
S.A. Reserve Bank Pretoria