Roxanne Fernandes is an arts administrator, producer, and emerging curator and programmer based in Tkaranto. She writes, researches, and creates through a lens that is experimental, archival, and pedagogical. Roxanne has a BA from the University of Toronto in Art History, Cinema Studies, and English and a Postgraduate Certificate from Humber College in Arts Administration & Cultural Management. She is currently an MFA Candidate in the Criticism & Curatorial Practice Program at OCADU. Her thesis focuses on de- and post-colonial counterarchives, contextualizing it through the practice and works of contemporary Guyanese artists.

Roxanne has worked at Toronto Biennial of Art, Images Festival, TIFF, FAC, and has freelanced for various institutions and artists across the city. She has curated and programmed for Images Festival (Toronto, 2019), the Confederation Centre Art Gallery (Charlottetown, 2023), and the OCADU Graduate Gallery (Toronto, 2023).  She has served on the board of SAVAC since 2021.

Roxanne has been involved with the Toronto Biennial of Art since 2019 and is rejoining the 2024 edition as Production Manager, Public Programming & Learning.