about me

derrick chirinos is a conceptual photographer/videographer from harrisonburg, virginia. derrick first began drawing simple comic books in elementary and middle school to then transitioning to digital media to greater expand his ideas. with a strong focus on portraiture and strong body lines, derrick explores the stories people can bring forth with an intense stare at the lens or a simple adjustment of the body. the person comes first.


graduated from Eastern Mennonite University with a bachelor of fine arts - digital media/photography

featured in The Living Gallery art show in Brooklyn, New York.


released first photo book Running Away is Too Easy.


featured the series Singularity: A Dense Soul at JMU's Little Gallery Underground.