Derek Haffar is a Brooklyn based artist and educator originally from New Paltz NY. He likes to describe himself as an ever emerging artist working in a variety of mediums that include traditional studio practices of two and three dimensional investigations, painting on canvas and casting in a range of materials.
Currently he is working with mycelium and employing mold making and forming techniques to make it a viable alternative for foam and particle board applications, both base materials for package design and three dimensional design In general.
BFA Drawing and Painting, University of Utah
MFA Sculpture, Milton Avery Graduate School, Bard College
TESO Certificate, The New School