Born in 1982, lives with his family in Maastricht.

Documentary photography
Derk Zijlker is a documentary photographer. His series are observations of the daily life. Unaltered, real impression of people living in cities. 
In 2015, Derk is selected by GUP Magazine as New Dutch Photography Talent and published in the New Photo 2016 book.
Architecture & interior photography
Derk Zijlker is specialised in architecture and interior photography. His clientele consists of architects, interior designers, real estate companies and retailers. Recent clients include: Het Rijksvastgoedbedrijf (The Hague), SooMedia (The Hague), Huiswerk Architecten (Maastricht), Slangen Interieurbouw (Maastricht) & Misteli Communicatie (Amsterdam),ConspiracySinc (Amsterdam).

Exhibitions and publications
2019 Bureau Europa, De Euregio ontspoord, Maastricht (NL)
2019 Limburgs Museum, The Biography of the Meuse, Venlo (NL)
2017 TOON Amsterdam, Souvenir de Charleroi, Amsterdam (NL)
2017 Gall & Gall-erie, Souvenir de Charleroi, Amsterdam (NL)
2016 Expo at 5&33 Gallery, Art'otel Amsterdam (NL)
2015 Published in New Dutch Photography Talent 2016, book (NL)
2015 Zuiderlucht magazine, interview (NL) 
2015 New Dawn, online (NL) 
2015 De Correspondent, online (NL) 
2015 Vice magazine, online (NL) 
2014 The Faire Oosten, expo Amsterdam (NL) 
2014 Café Sjiek, expo Maastricht (NL) 
2014 Curare!, expo Amsterdam (NL) 
2014 Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht (NL)
Self published 
2014 Photo book Souvenir de Charleroi 
2014 Documentary Bienvenue à Charleroi vimeo.com/116462642