Claudia Marie Fernety was born in Los Angeles and currently resides in San Diego, California, where she maintains an active studio practice. From 2007 to 2016 she lived in London, England with her husband Marty Sereno. While there, she worked out of a studio in Islington, as part of Candid Arts. She also worked for The Connections, a Homeless Charity based in Trafalgar Square. With a background in both the Arts and Social Work, she tutored homeless artists to help them produce and show their work. She has exhibited her own artwork in galleries and museums, and her work is a part of several public and private collections. Her charitable contributions include murals for the United Nations Building in San Diego, the SDSU Imaging Center in San Diego, the BUCNI Imaging Center in London, illustrations for the San Diego Family Justice Alliance, the Jordan Family Justice Center in Amman, the Antwerp Family Justice Center in Brussels, the Anaheim Family Justice Center in California, and others.
Claudia will be in Ocean Beach for The People’s Cooperative Art Fair on May 20th from 11-4PM, 4765 Voltaire St, San Diego, CA. 92107. Twelve of her original new paintings will be on exhibit at People’s Market through the Fall of 2017. October 27 through November 4, you can stop by the Centro Cultural de la Raza in Balboa Park to view her altar in memory of Georgia O’Keeffe, in conjunction with artist collective MIRA.
Claudia’s work can also be seen on December 15-16, 2017 as part of the installation “The Waiting Room” for the 3rd annual Hotels and Motels Art Fair held in San Diego and Los Angeles: Annual Art Fair Hotels/Motels
Claudia’s work can be seen as part of a group show on June 30, 2018, 7-11 PM, “IDEA1”, 899 Park Blvd, San Diego 92101: Vanguard Culture’s Sensorium
Claudia’s artist collective, MIRA, will be showing at Sophie’s Gallery, August 4 to September 2, 2018. Artist’s Opening: August 11, 5-8 PM, 4186 Adams Avenue, San Diego 92116.