Mafer Hernández (b. 1995 Guatemala City) creates visual experiences about color, light, space and movement by using photography, installations, books, natural fibers, and sculptural elements. She holds a BFA in photography and printmaking by the San Francisco Art Institute. Her work has been presented at Root Division, Eric Quezada Center and Back To The Picture Gallery in San Francisco and it is included in the de Young Museum Collection and the Latin American Collection of the Stanford University Libraries. She is currently creating Gracia a residency space in Antigua Guatemala and is the co-founder of White Light Collective


2018         Bachelor of Fine Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA


2019         Contenedor de Soles, Galería Panza Verde, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala


2019         The Women of the Resistance, Alley Cat Books, San Francisco, CA

2019         The Open Book Show #6, Arion Press, San Francisco, CA

2018         The Open Book Show #5, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2018         100 under 100, Fleet Wood, San Francisco, CA

2018         BFA Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2018         The Open Book Show, 1890 Bryant Studios, San Francisco, CA

2018         You Were Here, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2018

2017         Tiera Olvidada, Paul Sack Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2017         Día de los Muertos, Back To The Picture, San Francisco, CA

2017         Ofrendas de Amor, Puerto Alegre, San Francisco, CA

2017         Ñ, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2016         How to Cope when a Loved One goes to Jail, Still Lights Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015         Burning Down the House, Eric Quezada Center, San Francisco, CA

2014         [BeLong], Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA


de Young Museum 

Latin American Collection Stanford University Libraries 

Center for the Study of Political Graphics

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