DERICK HOLT is a Virginia bred, New York based graphic artist and illustrator, specializing in branding. He has created a timeless and influential body of work over the past 15 years, blending a crafted classic aesthetic with modern sophistication. Before launching his design practice, Derick spent over 7 years cooking in professional kitchens in Brooklyn, NY and Richmond, VA. In 2001, he earned his Bachelors’ degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. His work was prominently featured in the exhibition at the Cooper Union, Appetite: A reciprocal relationship between Food & Design. Derick is a five-time winner of the Print Magazine Award of Excellence, a winner in the prestigious ADC Young Guns Competition, and has work included in the New York Public Library permanent collection.