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Derek Pendergrass

Meow Wolf
Executive Director, Exhibition Technical Arts
Derek Pendergrass is an accomplished Executive Director of Exhibition Technical Arts at Meow Wolf, boasting over 15 years of experience in nurturing the synergy between Creative, Production, and Technical to deliver awe-inspiring projects. Prior to joining Meow Wolf, Derek spearheaded numerous significant projects across the globe assuming Technical Design and Direction leadership roles, for notable ventures like Science Storms at the Museum of Science & Industry Chicago, Bell Tower by Mark Bradford at Tom Bradley International Airport, Shanghai Disneyland, Galaxy’s Edge, and many more. Since joining Meow Wolf, Derek’s contributions have been monumental - he established and guided both the Production Design and Technical Direction departments, ultimately paving the way for the formation of the Exhibition Technical Arts group, which unifies all of Meow Wolf’s Show Technical Disciplines. Derek is devoted to cultivating inclusive, courageous, and empowered teams, fostering a culture of passionate collaboration and world building.

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