B.F.A., M.S., Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
M.F.A., The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Post Graduate Studies
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
An artist by training (with post-graduate work in man-environment relations and cognitive psychology), Fernís early interest in the importance of integrating diverse disciplines in order to address contemporary issues led to a career as a strategist ócombining the innovative, perceptive, and holistic insights of an artist/designer with the practical and systemic tools of planners and researchers.