Devan Tate (b. 1992 in Columbus, MS) received his B.A. from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA for Studio Art (2010) and his M.F.A. in Studio Art from San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco, CA (2017). Through participating in the United Negro College Fund Walton Ed. Reform Fellowship, he was able to intern with Achievement First in Brooklyn, NY. He continues to volunteer in educational spaces. He is interested in critical race theory, intersectionality, social justice, and education reform. He implements these themes throughout his practice. He lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area.