Lehuauakea Fernandez


Lehuauakea Fernandez (b. 1996, she/her and they/them) is a mixed Native Hawaiian interdisciplinary artist from Hilo, HI currently living and working in Portland, OR. Through a range of craft-based media, their art serves as a means of exploring cultural and biological ecologies, mixed-Indigenous identity, and what it means to live within the context of contemporary environmental degradation. Lehuauakea's solo show A Thirst for Saltwater at Fuller Rosen Gallery runs from May 25 - July 12, 2019.