Fernanda Froes is a visual artist born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, who lives and works in Miami.
She recently participated in shows in New York, Miami, and São Paulo. She's been working with visual arts and exhibited works in Lisbon, Milan, and Rio.
Froes has degrees in Graphic Design and Industrial Design from Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. She worked as an art director in multinational advertising agencies and, parallel to her art practice, she has been a graphic designer for 20 years, being published in Brazilian and international publications. Froes is currently pursuing an MFA at Miami Art Institute (MIUAD). She is a member of The 55 Project, Uncool Artist International Art Community, and FAMA (Fiber Artist Miami Association).
Background and experience
2023 MFA (candidate) in Visual Arts, Miami International University of Art & Design, Miami, FL
2021-2123 ILAP (International Lab for Art Practices) Uncool Artists New York, NY
2009 Founded a stationery company + design Nina Write, a studio that manufactures sustainable stationery products in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2004-2008 Worked as a freelance graphic designer with direct clients and ad agencies.
2001-2004 Worked as an art director at PROPEG and NBS Brazil Advertising Agencies
1994-2001 Worked as an art director at McCann Erickson Rio
1994 BFA in Graphic Design and Industrial Design, UERJ-ESDI, Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2022 - Solo Exhibition, Powerful Together, Parodi Costume Collection Museum, Miami, FL (curated by Adriana Lerner)
2022 - Solo Exhibition, Feria Clandestina, Seven Seas Motel, Miami,FL (curated by Nuria Richards)
2022 - Collective Exhibition, Uncool Artist - Do Write (right) to me - Design District Independent space, Miami, FL (curated by Ana Roman and Dainy Tapia)
2021 - Collective Exhibition, Uncool Artist - Do Write (right) to me - Chelsea, New York, NY (curated by Ana Roman and Dainy Tapia)
2021 - Collective Exhibition, Amalgamation - The Ancient Spanish Monastery (curated by Stacey Mancuso)
2017 - Collective Exhibition, Casa Pau Brasil - Palacio do Entretanto - Lisbon (Design)
2000 - Collective Exhibition, “Il Brasile Fa Anche Design” in Milan - Brazilian Consulate in Milan (Design)