DEREK ROOT (b.1960 Canadian) - "Working Class" - Fine acrylic urban portrait painting on panel - brushed aluminum frame - signed and dated lower right - titled verso with exhibition note - Canada - circa 1994.
Excellent pre-owned condition - no loss - no damage - no restoration - minor scuffs to the metal frame - minimal signs of age and use.
Painting Size/Dimensions - Medium - 16" (41 cm.) Wide x 20" (51 cm.) High.
Frame Size/Dimensions - Medium - 16 1/4" (41.4 cm.) Wide x 20 1/4" (51.4 cm.) High x 7/8" (2.2 cm.) Deep.
DEREK ROOT is a prominent listed Canadian artist - he graduated from the Emily Carr University of Art + Design in 1985 - a founding member of the West Coast art group FUTURA BOLD along with Douglas Coupland, Angela Grossman and Atilla Richard Lukacs - 'The Young Romantics' exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1985 catapulted Derek Root to prominence - known for a variety of styles and mediums as well as major art installations in prominent architectural settings - his paintings are collected by both corporate and private clients in Canada and beyond.