PCA Gallery Art Exhibit: Still Life - Ana Fernandez

Date: February 1–March 20, 2022

Location: Online Exhibit

Categories:
  • Calendar, Northwest Vista College, Faculty & Staff, Students, Creative & Communication Arts, Arts & Culture

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Online Exhibition - link coming soon
Curated by Diana Kersey

Sponsored by the Student Activity Fee

Ana Fernandez is a San Antonio-based painter who creates enigmatic street scenes exploring the diverse landscapes of Latino communities of South Texas. Fernandez holds an MFA from UCLA and is the current 2020 recipient of the Blackwell Prize in Painting. Her work is included in many permanent collections including the City of San Antonio, San Antonio Museum of Art, Brownsville Museum of Art and the Linda Pace Foundation. Most recent exhibitions include the Art Museum of South Texas, Artpace, Ruby City and the McNay Art Museum.

Fernandez has also received acclaim with her food truck, the Institute of Chili. The enterprise began as a historical project exploring the cuisine and entrepreneurship of Mexican American women during the turn of the century. This work has been included in several scholarly publications, books and television programs, which cite it’s cultural and historical significance.

Artist Talk with Ana Fernandez

Date and time TBA