The Church of San Giorgio Maggiore
Venice, Italy - Watercolor
From my new book
The Churches of Venice


Derek Gundy works in a variety of media including watercolor, gouache, and acrylic paints. He explores visual storytelling through his illustrations and a sense of place and memory in his architectural imagery.

Art education has been a constant passion throughout his career, and he is a faculty member at Northwest College of Art & Design in Tacoma, WA. Teaching classes in drawing, painting, design, and illustration, Derek also has the role of Career Services Coordinator, assisting with students and graduates finding professional work, internships, and real world experiences in their fields of study.

Derek is known for his whimsical wine artwork, as well as his detailed architectural renderings of recognizable towns and cities in Italy.

In his 17 years in the northwest, Derek has lived and worked around the Puget Sound Region of Washington State.