Derek Harrison has worked as an artist almost all of his life. It all began with experimental art in various mediums. These ranged from watercolor to spray paint, tattooing, illustration and eventually to oil painting. A full spectrum of mediums experimented with as an artist beginning to learn his craft.
Working primarily in oils, he works and resides in his downtown studio in Santa Barbara, teaching various painting and drawing workshops and exhibiting his pieces in galleries and museums throughout the country.