Brendan Fernandes is a Canadian artist of Kenyan and Indian descent. He completed the Whitney ISP and earned his MFA from The University of Western Ontario and his BFA from York University. His work has been exhibited at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of Art and Design New York, The National Gallery of Canada, Art in General, Mass MoCA, The Andy Warhol Museum, Seattle Art Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Sculpture Center, Deutsche Guggenheim and the Stedelijk Museum. He was a finalist for the Sobey Art Award, Canada’s pre-eminent award for contemporary art (2010), and was on the longlist for the 2013 and 2015 prize. He was a 2014 recipient of a Robert Rauschenberg Residency Fellowship. He is currently artist in residence and faculty member at Northwestern University, IL in the Department of Art Theory and Practice.