Edvard Derkert was born 1954 in Stockholm. He has no formal education as an artist, but has been making collages and art since he was 12. Derkert has also been active as a musician, playing free-form jazz on saxophone and guitar. Apart from making art, he works as an illustrator and graphic designer.
Derkert has published books, including Cut & Paste: Collage in Theory and Practice.
Derkert is active in the Nationalgalleriet, Sweden’s oldest existing artist-driven gallery.
Works by the artist can be found on his website: www.edvardderkert.se