“Starving artist” is a label that unfortunately rings true. Focusing on a niche within the art world can make it even more difficult but MidCurrent featured artist Derek DeYoung has achieved as much “fame” as one can as an emerging fly fishing artist. Cinema Digital Production, in “Canvasfish,” profiles DeYoung as he juggles his popularity, love of fly-fishing and art.
“Canvasfish is intimate portrait of the artist and his work. It celebrates a small part of the culture of fly fishing while not attempting to document the pursuit of it. ”