the devils reign
When: December 5, 2015
Where: group show – howl gallery, ft. lauderdale FL

loneliness will get you in trouble
When: September 5, 2015
Where: solo show – rivet gallery columbus ohio

grand opening of the derek hess gallery
When: August 21, 2015
Where: solo show – DHG, cleveland ohio

Unfuck The World Day
When: June 13 2015
Where: group show – Omaha, Nebraska

Untitled II
When: June 6, 2015
Where: group show – howl gallery, ft. lauderdale FL

LAX / DTW
When: June 6, 2015
Where: group show – inner state gallery, detroit MI

every things not OK
When: March 20, 2015
Where: solo show –  modified, phoenix

derek hess – greatest hits

When: January 9, 2015
Where: solo show –  rotofugi gallery, chicago


untitled
When: June 7, 2014
Where: group show –  howl gallery, fort. myers, fl

critical infrastructure against external threats
When: March 21, 2014
Where: solo show – inner state gallery, detroit

death’s an art
When: February 08, 2014
Where: solo show – feinkunst kruger, hamburg germany

25 years / 25 artist – william busta gallery 25th anniversary
When: January 03, 2014
Where: group show – william busta gallery, cleveland

internalized conflict, externalized war
When: November 15, 2013
Where: solo show / book release / documentary premier – 78th st. studios, cleveland

you’re welcome: new works by derek hess and bask
When: October 05, 2013
Where: two person show – howl gallery, ft. myers FL

8traction – the 8 track tape revisited
When: September 13, 2013
Where: solo show – mr. musichead gallery, los angeles CA

divorced from heaven
When: February 08, 2013
Where: solo show – rotofugi gallery, chicago

what do you stand for?
When: December 13, 2012
Where: group show – kent state university / art building – ohio

life & death in black & white
When: November 02, 2012
Where: group show – Loren Naji Studio Gallery, Cleveland

deliver me from clever art
When: October 05, 2012
Where: solo show – howl gallery, ft. myers FL

greedy mouse
When: July 06, 2012
Where: group show – howl gallery, ft. myers FL

BLACK LINE, WHITE LIE BOOK SIGNING – COLUMBUS OH
When: May 26, 2012
Where: rivet gallery, columbus ohio

Crappie Bomber Squadron
When: May 04, 2012
Where: solo show – yalo studio & gallery, water valley, mississippi

BLACK LINE, WHITE LIE BOOK SIGNING – DETROIT
When: April 27, 2012
Where: 323East Gallery, Detroit, MI

LYRIC 2012
When: April 21, 2012
Where: group show – 323 east, detroit mi

BLACK LINE, WHITE LIE BOOK SIGNING/MINI EXHIBIT – CHICAGO
When: April 20, 2012
Where: rotofugi gallery, chicago

BLACK LINE, WHITE LIE BOOK SIGNING – INDIANAPOLIS
When: April 06, 2012
Where: hero house comics, indianapolis

BLACK LINE, WHITE LIE BOOK SIGNING – RALEIGH
When: March 17, 2012
Where: amplified art gallery, raleigh, north carolina

BLACK LINE, WHITE LIE BOOK SIGNING – CHARLOTTE
When: March 16, 2012
Where: Twenty- Two, charlotte, NC

BLACK LINE, WHITE LIE BOOK SIGNING – AUGUSTA, GA
When: March 15, 2012
Where: OddFellows Art Gallery, augusta, georgia

BLACK LINE, WHITE LIE BOOK SIGNING – JACKSONVILLE
When: March 14, 2012
Where: Black Hive Tattoo, jacksonville florida

MUSINK music / tattoo / art fest, orange county, california
When: March 03, 2012
Where: group show – orange county fairgrounds, CA

BLACK LINE, WHITE LIE BOOK SIGNING – PHILADELPHIA
When: February 25, 2012
Where: Jinxed, Philadelphia

BLACK LINE, WHITE LIE BOOK SIGNING – BALTIMORE
When: February 24, 2012
Where: atomic books, baltimore

BLACK LINE, WHITE LIE BOOK SIGNING – DAYTON
When: February 11, 2012
Where: Press, Dayton Ohio

BLACK LINE, WHITE LIE BOOK SIGNING – MASSILLON, OHIO
When: January 13, 2012
Where: Thirteen Floor Gallery, Massillon Ohio

annual group invitational
When: January 07, 2012
Where: group show – william rupnik gallery, cleveland

BLACK LINE, WHITE LIE BOOK SIGNING – CLEVELAND
When: December 16, 2011
Where: Legation Gallery, Cleveland

half the time it could seem funny
When: December 02, 2011
Where: solo show – space:eight, st. augustine FL

derek hess: new works
When: September 02, 2011
Where: solo show – howl gallery, ft. myers FL

A Teacher’s Legacy: Russell Keeter & His Students
When: September 02, 2011
Where: group show – art house, northville MI

passionate practice – 3 collectors their collections & stories
When: June 10, 2011
Where: group show – McDonough museum of art, youngstown ohio

derek hess: the playboy covers
When: June 03, 2011
Where: solo show – william busta gallery, cleveland

he ain’t no vargas
When: January 08, 2011
Where: solo show – Feinkunst Krüger, Hamburg Germany

a holiday art massacre on waterloo
When: December 11, 2010
Where: group show – 16006 waterloo rd, cleveland

of fish and fowl
When: November 06, 2010
Where: solo show – vanover fine arts gallery, springville NY

alternative press 25th anniversary NYC exhibit
When: October 20, 2010
Where: group show – Sloan Fine Art Main Gallery & Project Room, NYC

alternative press 25th anniversary LA exhibit
When: July 10, 2010
Where: group show – Merry Karnowksy Gallery, Los Angeles

distinctions
When: September 04, 2009
Where: solo show – perihelion arts, phoenix, az

oh, that is sooooo last year
When: August 07, 2009
Where: group show – william rupnik gallery, cleveland

BUSTAPOLOOZA
When: August 01, 2009
Where: group show – WE gallery, akron ohio

It’s All About
When: May 01, 2009
Where: group show – C-POP, Detroit Michigan

the art of Derek Hess
When: April 29, 2009
Where: solo show – Museo de las Casas Reales, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

BOOK SIGNING – LYNDHURST OHIO
When: October 28, 2008
Where: Joseph-Beth Booksellers @ Legacy Village, Lyndhurst OH

BOOK SIGNING – CHICAGO
When: October 25, 2008
Where: blue 13 restaurant

BOOK SIGNING – ANN ARBOR
When: October 24, 2008
Where: lucky monkey tattoo parlour

BOOK SIGNING – PITTSBURGH
When: October 17, 2008
Where: jester’s court tattoo

BOOK SIGNING – PITTSBURGH
When: October 17, 2008
Where: eide’s entertainment

BOOK SIGNING – KENT OHIO
When: October 16, 2008
Where: North Water Street Gallery, Kent Ohio

To Hell With You And All Your Friends
When: October 03, 2008
Where: solo show – MTZC Gallery, Las Vegas NV

BOOK SIGNING – EUCLID
When: September 17, 2008
Where: Euclid Public Library, Euclid Ohio

BOOK SIGNING – INDIANAPOLIS
When: September 13, 2008
Where: Indy CD and Vinyl, Indianapolis

Labor and Industry
When: September 12, 2008
Where: group show – Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland

BOOK SIGNING – DAYTON
When: September 12, 2008
Where: Truth and Triumph Tattoos 8:00 – 10:00pm, Dayton Ohio

BOOK SIGNING – DAYTON
When: September 12, 2008
Where: Pacchia 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Dayton Ohio

BOOK SIGNING – AKRON
When: August 08, 2008
Where: Good Life Tattoo and Body Piercing, Akron

BOOK SIGNING – CLEVELAND HEIGHTS
When: August 07, 2008
Where: Mac’s Backs Books, Cleveland Heights

BOOK SIGNING – COLUMBUS
When: August 02, 2008
Where: Mahan Gallery, Columbus

BOOK SIGNING – DETROIT
When: August 01, 2008
Where: C-POP Gallery, Detroit

BOOK SIGNING – CLEVELAND
When: July 26, 2008
Where: Ingenuity Festival, Cleveland

BOOK RELEASE PARTY
When: July 18, 2008
Where: Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland

Art Fur Animals – Cleveland Kennel’s 4th Annual Fundraiser
When: May 28, 2008
Where: group show – Galleria at Erieview, Cleveland

The Power Of Woman (planned parenthood show)
When: April 05, 2008
Where: group show – Zygote Press, Cleveland Ohio

REVOLUTION
When: March 15, 2008
Where: group show – Mauve, Newport Beach, CA

WTF
When: March 08, 2008
Where: solo show – L’art Noir New Orleans

A Visceral Valentine
When: February 16, 2008
Where: group show – Apama Mackey Gallery, Houston

Overrated And Weeded Out
When: February 09, 2008
Where: solo show – Feinkunst Krüger, Hamburg Germany

Hello, My Name Is ISM: Gallery
When: January 26, 2008
Where: group show – ISM Gallery, Long Beach California

Every Day’s A Holiday
When: December 14, 2007
Where: Derek Hess Holiday Show – Kelly Randall Gallery, Cleveland

Rome Is Burning / The New School
When: November 08, 2007
Where: group show – Foster gallery/the Haas Fine Art Center, Eau Claire, WI

Between Bad Relationships
When: November 02, 2007
Where: solo show – The Mahan Gallery, Columbus Ohio

2007 Fantasy Gala: Age Of Love
When: October 20, 2007
Where: group show – MGM Mirage Hotel & Casino Ballroom, Las Vegas

Armageddon Has Been Canceled Because The Tickets Didn’t Sell
When: October 12, 2007
Where: solo show – The Pawn Gallery, Dallas TX

Breast Defense
When: October 06, 2007
Where: group show – The Gallery At Screen Arts, St. Augustine, FL

Seul Contre Tous
When: September 29, 2007
Where: group show – Saved Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Double Vision
When: July 14, 2007
Where: Derek Hess & Bask – Foundation One Gallery, Atlanta

Jihad On The Jihad – Don’t Forget Your Flak Jacket
When: June 16, 2007
Where: Derek Hess & Bask – Rosewood Gallery, Kettering Ohio

The Venice Contemporary Spring Invitational
When: March 24, 2007
Where: group show – The Venice Contemporay, Los Angeles

Good Enough For The Girl I Go Out With
When: March 03, 2007
Where: solo show – Fuse, NYC

Please God, Save Us From Your Followers
When: December 15, 2006
Where: Derek Hess and Bask – 1300 Gallery, Cleveland

If I Had A Hammer
When: December 01, 2006
Where: solo show – Screen Arts, St. Augustine, FL

Draw
When: October 28, 2006
Where: group show – Fuse, NYC

Low Brow Know-How
When: October 13, 2006
Where: group show – Cyrus Gallery, Canton, Ohio

Art Therapy
When: October 07, 2006
Where: solo show – Scribble Theory Gallery, Santa Ana CA.

Picks Of The Harvest
When: September 08, 2006
Where: Group Show – Thinkspace Gallery, LA

Baybeats
When: July 15, 2006
Where: music showcase / solo art show – Singapore

The Fine Print Show
When: December 03, 2005
Where: group show – DvA Gallery, Chicago, IL

Spezialitäten
When: December 03, 2005
Where: group show, Feinkunst Krüger, Hamburg Germany

Led Astray – Derek Hess and Jef Kopp
When: November 04, 2005
Where: 2 person show, DC Gallery, Denver CO

This Is Not A Love Song
When: October 01, 2005
Where: solo show – Mahan Gallery, Columbus, OH

I Bet You Think These Drawings Are About You
When: September 09, 2005
Where: solo show – 1300, Cleveland OH

44 Boards
When: August 27, 2005
Where: group show – Mahan Gallery, Columbus OH

13 Wheeler
When: August 13, 2005
Where: group show – Workhorse Studios, Los Angeles, CA

Descent From Grace
When: July 09, 2005
Where: solo show – Ox-Op Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Skin Deep
When: June 10, 2005
Where: group show – Scene Metrospace, East Lansing MI

CMJ Rock Hall Music Fest
When: June 10, 2005
Where: group show – Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Cleveland

Derek Hess & Jay Ryan
When: April 30, 2005
Where: 2 person show, Feinkunst Krüger, Hamburg Germany

Art Of Modern Rock
When: April 29, 2005
Where: group show, Müchen, Germany

Fumetto ­Inernational Comix-Festival Luzern
When: April 16, 2005
Where: group show – Luzern, Switzerland

Balancing On A Ledge
When: April 02, 2005
Where: – solo show, Scribble Theory, Santa Ana CA.

Collectors Choice
When: February 12, 2005
Where: group show – Heights Arts, Cleveland Heights, OH

The Art Of Derek Hess
When: December 04, 2004
Where: Solo Show, Mission Media Gallery, Baltimore MD

Juxtapoz NYC Group Art Show
When: October 02, 2004
Where: group show, Fuse Gallery, NYC

Inventing Cuss Words
When: October 01, 2004
Where: solo show, DC Gallery, Denver CO

STRHESSFEST
When: August 15, 2004
Where: group show-artists/bands-Scene Pavilion-Cleveland

That Baby Just Came Out Her Pant Leg
When: July 31, 2004
Where: solo show, Dark Room Gallery Omaha NE

I’m Going To Hell,&Taking The Renaissance With Me
When: June 26, 2004
Where: solo show, Chindogu Gallery, Oklahoma City

The Dunny Show
When: May 17, 2004
Where: group show, Visionaire Gallery, NYC

50/50 – 50 artists for $50
When: April 30, 2004
Where: group show, 1300 Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Dirty Show
When: February 13, 2004
Where: group show – Tangeant Gallery, Detroit

Print Connection
When: September 14, 2003
Where: 3 person show – Hawken School Art – Gates Mills OH

Eclectic Energy
When: May 30, 2003
Where: group show – Bruno Casiano Gallery, Cleveland

50/50
When: April 25, 2003
Where: group show, 1300, Cleveland, OH

Go Kart Mozart
When: April 12, 2003
Where: solo show – Th’Ink Tank Gallery – Denver CO

STRHESSFEST
When: March 15, 2003
Where: group show – artists / bands Emo’s, Austin TX

Hired Hands: Then and Now
When: December 14, 2002
Where: group show – Beck Center, Cleveland

Black Line – White Lie
When: December 06, 2002
Where: solo show – DHG / 1300 Cleveland Ohio

Tight as a Tourniquet”
When: October 05, 2002
Where: solo show – C-Pop Gallery, Detroit MI

“Towering”
When: September 06, 2002
Where: group show, 1300 Cleveland

HESSFEST
When: August 10, 2002
Where: group show-artists/bands Cleveland Agora

50/50″ 50 artists for $50
When: April 05, 2002
Where: group show, 1300, Cleveland Ohio

“Low Carburetor Diet”
When: March 30, 2002
Where: solo show, Ames Prosperes, Jacksonville FL

The art of Derek Hess
When: February 23, 2002
Where: solo show, Against the Grain Gallery,Oklahoma City

DHG (Derek Hess Gallery) Grand Opening
When: February 15, 2002
Where: solo show, DHG / 1300, Cleveland, Ohio

The art of Derek Hess
When: January 12, 2002
Where: solo show, Flatland Gallery, Minneapolis MN

“No Show” Group Show
When: December 14, 2001
Where: Tampa Museum of Art

STRHESS
When: December 01, 2001
Where: Solo Show, Feinkunst Krüger, Hamburg Germany

STRHESS
When: November 02, 2001
Where: Solo Show, Pop Art Gallery, Berlin Germany

Formula Un
When: September 28, 2001
Where: group show – Indianapois, IN

STRHESS
When: August 15, 2001
Where: Solo Show, Popdom/Musik Komm, Kolnn Germany

The Art of Derek Hess
When: June 02, 2001
Where: Solo Show, Mission Media Gallery, Baltimore MD

Guapo Y Fuerte
When: June 01, 2001
Where: Group Show, Anno Domini, San Jose CA

Transitions
When: March 31, 2001
Where: Group Show, Gallery Nine, Cleveland Oh

Drag The Rivers
When: December 11, 2000
Where: Solo Show, Helios Arts, Pittsburgh Pa.

Epicenter
When: November 11, 2000
Where: Solo Show, Gallery Nine, Cleveland Oh

Cat Scratch Derek
When: June 03, 2000
Where: Solo Show, C-Pop Gallery, Detroit, MI

Weight
When: April 14, 2000
Where: Solo Show, Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

Ground Zero
When: December 06, 1999
Where: Solo Show, CBGB’s Gallery, New York, NY

March of Dimes Invitational and Auction
When: November 05, 1999
Where: Group Show, Gallery Nine, Cleveland, OH

From Beyond
When: October 30, 1999
Where: Group Show, Inshallah, Los Angeles, CA

C Stands For…..
When: September 25, 1999
Where: Group Show, C-Pop Gallery, Detroit, MI

Drawing Conclusions
When: July 18, 1999
Where: Solo Show, The Lounge, Minneapolis, MN

Derek Hess: Plakate, Durcke und Zeichnungen
When: May 22, 1999
Where: Solo Show, Feinkunst Kruger, Hamburg, Germany

Endtime
When: February 20, 1999
Where: Group Show, Altered Image Gallery, Cleveland, OH

The Art of Derek Hess
When: November 07, 1998
Where: Solo Show, Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH

Yetis & Corndogs
When: September 18, 1998
Where: Solo Show, Exquisite Corpse Art Site, Burl., VT

Howling at the Edge of A Renaissance
When: September 12, 1998
Where: Group Show, Spaces, Cleveland, OH

The Art of Derek Hess
When: July 31, 1998
Where: Solo Show, Noiseville Gallery, New York, NY

Derek Hess, Glenn Barr, Kelley Lucas, Skot Olson
When: April 25, 1998
Where: Group Show, IP Gallery, San Diego, CA

Sexhibition
When: March 28, 1998
Where: Group Show, Altered Image Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Start By Killing All The Art Directors
When: February 28, 1998
Where: Solo Show, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

Carne De Amore
When: February 06, 1998
Where: Group Show, C-Pop Gallery, Detroit, MI

The Art of Derek Hess
When: December 10, 1997
Where: Solo Show, Smiths Olde Bar, Atlanta, GA

Northeast Ohio Print Annual
When: December 05, 1997
Where: Group Show, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH

The Art of Derek Hess
When: December 04, 1997
Where: Solo Show, Foundations, Milwaukee, WI

Art Attack
When: October 03, 1997
Where: Solo Show, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Strategic Art Command
When: September 05, 1997
Where: Solo Show, Noiseville, New York, NY

A Show Between Shows
When: August 09, 1997
Where: Group Show, Altered Image Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Behind Enemy Lines
When: July 24, 1997
Where: Solo Show, D King Gallery, Berkeley, CA

Strength Without Dayglo
When: April 26, 1997
Where: Solo Show, Reverb Gallery, Chicago, IL

The Art of Derek Hess
When: March 21, 1997
Where: Solo Show, C-Pop Gallery, Detroit, MI

The Art of Derek Hess
When: December 04, 1996
Where: Solo Show, The Burgundy Room, Los Angeles, CA

Art Noir
When: November 12, 1996
Where: Group Show, Penelee Galleries, Meadville, PA

The Art of Derek Hess
When: September 05, 1996
Where: Solo Show, The Doubledoor, Chicago, IL

Immaculate Destruction
When: June 07, 1996
Where: Solo Show, K&T Lionheart Exhibit Space, Boston, MA

216
When: March 29, 1996
Where: Solo Show, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Northeast Ohio Print Annual
When: December 06, 1995
Where: Group Show, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Crowd Control, Gary Panter & Derek Hess
When: December 01, 1995
Where: Group Show, Cement Space Gallery, Detroit, MI

Radical Ink
When: November 17, 1995
Where: Group Show, Spaces, Cleveland, OH

Incendiary Behavior
When: October 21, 1995
Where: Solo Show, Visions Gallery, Omaha, NE

Black & White Night
When: October 14, 1995
Where: Group Show, Gallery 0022, Cleveland, OH

The Art of Derek Hess
When: September 22, 1995
Where: Solo Show, Renegade Gallery, Providence, RI

Visual Jams
When: September 01, 1995
Where: Group Show, Powerhouse, Cleveland, OH

Censorship of Fools
When: April 21, 1995
Where: Solo Show, Recycled Sounds, Kansas City, MO

Stretchmarks
When: January 06, 1995
Where: Solo Show, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Northeast Ohio Print Annual
When: December 02, 1994
Where: Group Show, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Cleveland X
When: December 17, 1993
Where: Group Show, Spaces, Cleveland, OH

Northeast Ohio Print Annual
When: November 29, 1992
Where: Group Show, Williams Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Visions/Voice – 19 Ohio Printmakers
When: September 12, 1992
Where: Group Show, Great Northern Corp Center, Cleve, OH

Multiples 9 – An Exhibition of Faculty and Student
When: March 13, 1992
Where: Group Show, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleve, OH

Biennial Collegiate Works on Paper Competition
When: June 01, 1991
Where: Group Show, Milwaukee Institute of Art, WI

Multiples 8 – An Exhibition of Faculty and Student
When: March 20, 1991
Where: Group Show, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleve, OH

45th Annual Student Independent Exhibition
When: February 08, 1991
Where: Group Show, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleve, OH

Northeast Ohio Print Annual
When: December 01, 1990
Where: Group Show, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH