Rudy Fernandez is a sculptor and visual artist, currently living in Dallas, Texas. He received his BFA from University of Colorado, Boulder, and his MFA from Washington State University in sculpture and painting. He often works in mixed mediums to create three-dimensional contemporary altars-using elements and symbols associated with religion and Latino culture- i.e. roses, hearts, skulls, etc. His work is vibrant and full of life. Visitation: Modern Heroes is a memorial for his deceased brother. It also includes a picture of Frida Kahlo, and various other elements that create a collage of memories and color.