Shane Fernando

Commentator

Shane Fernando grew up in Wilmington, NC, being an avid WHQR listener during his childhood during the station's first years.  He also served as WHQR's first intern.  After graduation from UNCW in 2000, where he spearheaded the project and fundraising for the UNCW Millennium Clock Tower, he moved to Washington, DC to work in the U.S. Senate.  In 2005, Shane returned to Wilmington, receiving his master's degree in Public Administration.

He currently serves as Director of Campus Life Arts & Programs/UNCW Presents, Chief Curator of the Boseman Gallery and teaches in the Department of Communication Studies at UNCW.  Shane serves as President of the Board of Trustees for Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, is an actor, property master and set designer for our local theatre community, is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and is a backyard beekeeper in historic downtown Wilmington.

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Tuesday Commentary
12:22 pm
Tue April 19, 2011

Pysanky

"...The tabletop is covered with layers of newspaper. Small dishes are scattered about with blocks of beeswax..."

Wilmington NC –

Shane Fernando is curator of the Boseman Gallery at UNCW. He lives with his partner in historic downtown Wilmington.

 

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Tuesday Commentary
12:32 pm
Tue April 5, 2011

Azalea Festival

"I sat in the warm Wilmington spring sunshine..."

Wilmington NC – "I sat in the warm Wilmington spring sunshine..."

Shane Fernando is curator of the Boseman Gallery at UNCW. He lives with his partner in historic downtown Wilmington.

 

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Tuesday Commentary
2:31 pm
Tue March 22, 2011

Lemonade

"While running errands this past weekend, I was excited to see the sights and sounds of the warm weather months appearing..."

Wilmington NC –

Shane Fernando is curator of the Boseman Gallery at UNCW.

 

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Tuesday Commentary
10:11 am
Tue March 8, 2011

Going Up!

"Eighth floor, going down! This is the sound of a project from the latest theater production I worked on, Lobby Hero..."

Wilmington NC – Shane Fernando is curator of the Boseman Gallery at UNCW and resident propmaster for Red Barn Studio Theater.

 

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Tuesday Commentary
9:46 am
Tue February 8, 2011

Mah Johngg

"The four of us sit huddled around the mahogany game table..."

Wilmington NC –

Shane Fernando is curator of the Boseman Gallery at UNCW.

 

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Tuesday Commentary
10:28 am
Tue January 25, 2011

Learning Russian

"There are four of us--three eager students and out teacher..."

Wilmington NC –

Shane Fernando is curator of the Boseman Gallery at UNCW. He lives with his partner in historic downtown Wilmington.

 

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Tuesday Commentary
1:07 pm
Tue January 11, 2011

Bread

"I crane my neck upwards to perch my chin on the edge of the kitchen counter..."

Wilmington NC –

Shane Fernando is curator of the Boseman Gallery at UNCW. He lives with his partner in historic downtown Wilmington.

 

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Tuesday Commentary
12:11 pm
Tue December 14, 2010

Christmas Eve Dinner

"It's my favorite meal of the year..."

Wilmington NC –

Shane Fernando is curator of the Boseman Gallery at UNCW. He lives with his partner in historic downtown Wilmington.

 

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Tuesday Commentary
4:31 pm
Tue November 30, 2010

Meteors

"My brother Joel and I were woken up late at night..."

Wilmington NC –

Shane Fernando is curator of the Boseman Gallery at UNCW. He lives with his partner in historic downtown Wilmington.

 

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Tuesday Commentary
9:17 am
Tue November 16, 2010

Capture

"In this digital age, capturing inspiring moments or places is so easy..."

Wilmington NC –

Shane Fernando is curator of the Boseman Gallery at UNCW. He lives with his partner in historic downtown Wilmington.

 

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