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.

Lemonade

Mar 22, 2011

"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.

 

Going Up!

Mar 8, 2011

"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.

 

Mah Johngg

Feb 8, 2011

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

Wilmington NC –

Shane Fernando is curator of the Boseman Gallery at UNCW.

 

Learning Russian

Jan 25, 2011

"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.

 

Bread

Jan 11, 2011

"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.

 

Christmas Eve Dinner

Dec 14, 2010

"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.

 

Meteors

Nov 30, 2010

"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.

 

Capture

Nov 16, 2010

"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.

 

Junk to Funk

Nov 2, 2010

"The gallery student interns and I gather around the workroom table peer down at the foam board model of Boseman Gallery..."

Wilmington NC –

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

 

City Chickens

Oct 5, 2010

"What do Seattle, Ann Arbor, New York City, Raleigh, Asheville, and Greensboro all have in common? You may be surprised..."

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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