Derick Wycherly is an enrolled member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy, Montana and an artist who specializes in printmaking and papermaking. Derick received an MFA in 2022 from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in printmaking and a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design with a concentration in Film/Animation/Video in 2011. Between degrees he worked at Harlan & Weaver, a renowned intaglio studio in New York City. His work considers gift-giving as an Indigenous technology that connects people with one another and the land base they occupy. Derick is currently teaching art in Minnesota. Derick’s prints on handmade paper can be found in Hand Papermaking’s Paper Portfolio #14, “The Language of Color”.

Photograph of artist in papermaking studio. Photo credit: Dakota Mace.