Ana Maria Hernando, originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, moved to the US in 1986, attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (1988); and received her BFA from the California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA (1990). Hernando is an artist, poet and translator. She works in a variety of media including installation, collage, painting, printmaking, wood, books and lace. Selected solo exhibitions include the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver, CO, the International Center of Bethlehem, West Bank/ Palestine, Museo De Las Americas, Denver, the Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN; the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art; Naropa University; and Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO.
Other selected recent exhibitions include the Roswell Museum in NM, the Center for the Visual Arts in Denver, the 2010 Denver Biennial of the Americas; the Hotel de Inmigrantes, and the Centro Cultural Recoleta, both in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her work has been included in several books and magazines nationally and internally. Hernando lives with her three children in Boulder, CO.