Mr. Hernandez was exposed to costume design while attending an arts magnate high school in Monterrey, Mexico. Upon graduation, Mr. Hernandez studied architecture and then went on to study Ballet and Folklorico dance. As a professional dancer, that is when Fernando began combining his talent for architecture with his dance abilities but instead of designing buildings, he channeled his creativity into designing costumes to compliment the art form of stage and dance.
Mr. Hernandez has owned his own costume designing business in Monterrey designing costumes for numerous dance companies in Mexico and the Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey. As a part of the dance faculty at Booker T. Washington School for Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas, he has designed and made costumes for many of their productions as well as numerous dance companies in the Dallas area and beyond: Dallas Black Dance theatre, Orchestra of New Spain, Denton Contemporary Dance Company in Ohio and Red Clay Dance Company. Fernando has been invited by B. Moore Dance to Seoul South Korea where he will be creating and producing dance costumes for Korean dancers that will performing in Dallas, TX in early 2017