Ivan Forde  lives in Harlem New York and works in printmaking, video/animation, photography, and performance.

Awards and fellowships include the Edward and Sally Van Lier Fellowship, Foundation For Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Pioneer Works, the Lower East Side Printshop Key Holder residency, and ACRE residency program. Group exhibitions and performances include The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The DC Arts Center, Lower East Side Printshop, Diggs Gallery Winston-Salem University, Columbia University, Gallery Projekt 72, The International Print Center, and the Newhouse Contemporary Art Center. Ivan graduated from SUNY Purchase college with a B.A. in Literature and is currently an MFA candidate at Columbia University.