Derek J. Carlson is an artist, teacher, and avid fan and collector of baseball and sports history. His passion for art and creating has been a part of his life for as long as he can remember. Carlson received a studio art degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. He spent a year teaching English in China and received a masterʼs degree in Art Education, and now teachers middle and high school art. When not teaching, Derek can be found in his studio perfecting his painting techniques which includes a variety of mediums such as charcoal, watercolor, oil and incorporates newspapers and prints for a second dimension to his creations. Derekʼs work can be viewed at Target Field in Minneapolis.