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. In 2024 she earned an MFA in the Criticism & Curatorial Practice Program at OCADU.

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), the OCADU Graduate Gallery (Toronto, 2023), and Art In the Open (Charlottetown, 2023).  She served on the board of SAVAC from 2021 to 2024.

Roxanne has been involved with the Toronto Biennial of Art since 2019 and has held the role of Production Manager, Public Programming & Learning for the 2022 and 2024 editions.