The Secret Stays Unknown - The Art of Dereck Seltzer & Tina St. Claire


TMRWLND, spoken as “Tomorrow Land,” is the creative brainchild of Los Angeles based artists Tina St. Claire and Dereck Seltzer, who in 2013 created a zine that showcased the black and white illustrations that provided the skeletal structure for the collaborative process which they became best known for. This hardcover edition of TMRWLND is an unabridged compendium of the first 3 sold out zines, with additional previously unpublished material created before the untimely passing of Tina St. Claire in 2016. With over 100 original drawing’s, design’s and pattern’s this book provides a unique look at the artistic processes of the two Los Angeles based artist’s and a intimate guide into the world of TMRWLND.

Foreword by Evan A. Senn. Interior layout by Bill Jonas.

92 pages (lithograph printing on eggshell matte), hardcover (cloth with stamped pearl), 8.375 x 5.5 inches.

ISBN 978-1-945649-00-4

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Tina St. Claire & Dereck Seltzer

artist information

Dereck Seltzer is a Los Angeles based Artist. He was born in the Netherlands in 1985 and brought to the United States at the age of two. He attended Otis College of Art & Design with a focus on painting and printmaking, but was unable to afford his tuition and stopped short of graduating. He met Tina St. Claire in 2011, proposed to her, and remained her romantic and creative partner for the rest of her life. He continues to work and live in Los Angeles, with a primary focus on continuing to reach the goal’s he and St. Claire set forth during their creative partnership.

Tina St. Claire was born in Los Angeles, CA in 1984. Entirely self taught, she quickly became one of the city’s most unique and carefully watched artists. Her work, which balances elements of portraiture, abstraction, design and screen printing, focused on the theme of female empowerment. She passed away on March 9th, 2016 at the age of 31 from an advanced form of cancer, Glioblastoma Multiforme. Her work and legacy continue to inspire thousands around the world.