Ana Fernandez is an artist currently based in the US and Spain. She was born in Madrid and obtained undergraduate degrees in Fine Arts (Printmaking and Fibers) and Japanese Language and Literature from the University of Washington, along with a MFA degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has worked at the University of Michigan as the Print Media Coordinator at the School of Art, and as faculty teaching drawing and printmaking courses at the Residential College.
She has participated in group and solo exhibitions in the US and abroad, including Japan, Cuba, Scotland, Italy, France and Spain. Her artwork includes elements of printmaking, painting, drawing, fibers, and digital collage. It reflects a tactile sensibility and an affinity for layering, patterning and ornamentation. Thematically, it focuses on the interaction between fashion, representations of the female body, and notions of femininity.