Henry Fernandes

Henry Fernandes attended the School of Visual Arts in NYC, graduating in 1965. An accomplished animation designer and illustrator, he has worked in advertising and publishing as well as being co owner of an animation company in New York city. For ten years he wrote designed and produced animated spots for Sesame Street and the Electric Company. He won a Golden Lion award at the Cannes Film Festival and one of his animated film spots is part of the film library at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. In recent years working out of his studio on the shore of Buckhorn Lake, Henry has turned his talents towards painting. His exhibitions include: 2017 at the Gladstone Hotel, 2017, Kent Farndale Gallery, Port Perry in 2015 and 2012. Henry is a regular at the Buckhorn Fine Art Festival in Buckhorn, Ontario.


In 1986 he co-wrote and illustrated with his wife Eugenie, the children’s book Ordinary Amos and The Amazing Fish. He is featured in The Artists of the Kawarthas, 32 Contemporary Artists, 2018 published by Andrea Hillo.