Department of Art and Art History People

Sandra Fernandez

Assistant Professor

Studio Art: Printmaking


MFA, University of Wisconsin–Madison
BS, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Sandra C. Fernández was born in Queens, New York but grew up in Quito, Ecuador. She received her MA (1992) and MFA (1995) from the University of Wisconsin at Madison

Her photographs, prints, artist’s books and assemblages have been widely exhibited and collected in numerous cities in the US and abroad including New York, Chicago, Dallas, Toronto, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Baltimore, Quito, Buenos Aires, Granada, Michoacán, Cuernavaca, Bogotá, Palestine, Barcelona, Bali, Kyoto, Hang Zhou. Fernandez’s works are represented in collections such as the Smithsonian American Art Museum, The San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA), Mexic-Arte Museum, The Museo de la Casa de la Cultura in Quito, Ecuador, The Art Museum of South Texas, The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American collection, the Biblioteque Nationale in Paris, the Kohler Art Library and the Gilberto Cardenas collection of Latino Art.  Most recently a book-catalogue “La memoria del mestizaje/ The memory of mestizaje” (1990-2012) of her artwork was published by the Museum of La Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana.

Sandra C. Fernandez is the Director of the Guest Artists in Printmaking Program (GAPP).