Candace Hernàndez is an American born artist. Her art is a broad range of contemporary practices, including installation and performance art.
She received scholarships from Savannah College of Art and Design where she completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting. Earlier scholarships to John C. Campbell Folk School and Penland School of Crafts allowed her to experiment in fiber arts and glass sculpture.
In 2010 Candace completed a collaborative mural at the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art. Her work was included in the Telfair Museum of Art's Jepsen Center for the 17th Annual Telfair Art Fair in 2011. In Autumn of 2015, Candace completed the Copyist Program at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Paintings and installation artwork can be found in print in national exhibition catalogues. Frequently crossing over into fashion, Candace has designed her own pieces and collaborated with fashion designers producing one-of-a kind works.
Candace is completing her Master of Arts in Teaching from Texas Woman's University with a specialization in Art Education. She also continues to create new art work in Fort Worth, Texas where she lives with her husband, son and daughter.
(photo credit: Tim Hutto)