John Paul Fernandes studied art at the Roger William's College (university)Bristol,RI and has studied Jewelry design and jewelrymodelmaking at Rhode Island School of Design,and studied Porcelain doll making,through the Seeley's Porcelain Doll Artisens School of Doll Making. JP has entered many exhibitions and has achieved awards for Artwork,Paintings, dolls, and sculpture.
recent exhibitions Portsmouth Arts Guild,March 2009, Members exhibition, non-Juried,
Newport Art Museums Annual Members show 109artists chosen out of 290 entries, March6,through,May27 Newport RI. Gallery 297 hot of the Art League of RI Associate Members Show April,2009
Spring Bull Gallery April Fools show2009, Newport RI