Robert Ladislas Derr is a visual artist known for performances from live to intervention, and multimedia installations. He has exhibited and performed widely at venues, including the SomoS Art House (Germany), Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (US), Canberra Contemporary Art Space (Australia), Mendel Art Gallery (Canada), Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt (Germany), Wexner Center for the Arts (US), and Irish Film Institute (Ireland). His works have been funded by such organizations as the Urbana Public Arts Commission, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and Ohio Arts Council. Some of the permanent collections holding his work include Loyola University Museum of Art, Miami-Dade Public Library, and Indiana University Art Museum. Derr earned his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, attended the Photography Institute National Graduate Seminar at New York University, and BFA from the Art Academy of Cincinnati.