Description: John Hernandez was born in 1952 in San Antonio, where he currently lives and works. He received his M.F.A. from the University of North Texas, Denton, after studying at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio. The recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts (1989) and the Mid-America Arts Alliance (1988), he has exhibited his work throughout Texas, the U.S., and Europe. John Hernandez’s paintings and sculptures draw heavily from pop culture to create new, unexpected forms often with hidden layers of satirical meaning.