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Derby L. Ulloa...

  • Retired on May 15, 2006 as an art instructor at Florida Community College at Jacksonville (FCCJ), South Campus, Jacksonville, FL 32246, The college website of FCCJ is :  For 38 years he was a teacher of painting, sculpture and design in the Visual Arts Dept.  He developed the sculpture program at FCCJ.  
  • A graduate of Florida State University with a masterís degree in art.  Derby has also studied art at Rhode Island School of Design, University of Georgia, University of Tennessee, and Jacksonville University and in Cortona, Italy.  He has studied sculpture in Italy and Mexico.
  • A past president of the Jacksonville Jaycees.
  • Public art works: Illustrator of the book, Jokes, Riddles and Wisdom, the best collection ever, by Roger Kuder.  
  • Derby's own sculptures have been on display at numerous art shows around Jacksonville, FL.
  • Derby once donated a miniature elephant sculpture to Bob Hope, and that sculpture was added to Mr. Hope's permanent collection until his death in 2003 and is currently on display at the Library of Congress, along with other artifacts of Mr. Hope.  Click here to see further details about this
  • Other works have been done for Valdosta State College, the Challenger (the Florida State Republican newsletter) and the FCCJ catalogue.
  • Derby's latest commission was to produce a sculpture of a runner.  This sculpture was unveiled March 1, 2002 and now resides in front of North Florida's largest hotel, the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront (formerly the Adams Mark) hotel in downtown Jacksonville on the Northbank Riverwalk.

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