Derrick Carr is a self-taught artist from Buffalo, NY specializing in portraiture, documentary and street photography. Derrick started shooting digital photography about 8 years ago and transitioned fully into film photography in 2020. He was inspired by Gordon Parks and his way of documenting and capturing the stories of marginalize people within the inner city. Derrick's focus often falls on those same subjects, capturing the essence of the moment and revealing the truth within. In May of 2021, He was the inaugural solo-exhibitor at the new space for The Buffalo Institute of Contemporary Art (BICA) highlighting life on the westside of Buffalo. Within that same year, Derrick worked with Time Magazine, WIVB Channel 4 News, Paramount Motion Pictures and more.