Eugenie Fernandes

On exhibition at the Art Gallery of Peterborough:

Exhibition runs from August 20 to November 8, 2020

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About the artist:

Eugenie graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 1965. She moved with her husband, artist Henry Fernandes to Toronto in 1974, and in 1984 the couple made their way to the Kawarthas. Her exhibitions include: Art Gallery of Peterborough, 2011 & 2019 and the Russell Gallery in 2006 & 2008. Eugenie’s work has also been used by UNICEF for cards and puzzles.

Eugenie has published 18 stories and illustrated over 100 books for children, and works from her “Earth Magic” and “One Hen” books are in the collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art in Washington DC. Earth Magic was also nominated for a Governor General award for illustration.

If you are interested in learning more about Eugenie and her work, you can click here to check out this video by Bibliovideo of Eugenie discussing her many talents!

abstract painting with large washes of blue and orange, with many squiggled lines

The Melody of Birds, 2019
Acrylic on canvas
30 in. x 30 in

stylized painting of a cat next to a bird's nest

My Room, 2008
Acrylic on canvas
16 in. x 12 in.

The artist's studio

Eugenie Fernandes in her studio, holding her book “A Likkle Miss Lou”

acrylic on canvas and book illustration



Painted Words: Eugenie Fernandes

Eugenie Fernandes, Anchors, 2019, acrylic on canvas

Painted Words: Eugenie Fernandes

Jun 29, 2019 to Sep 22, 2019

Selections: 35th Annual Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour

Peer Christensen, Park & Lansdowne St., Peterborough, oil on canvas, 2019

Kitten Stories: Illustrations by Eugenie Fernandes

Eugenie Fernandes, Kitten's Autumn