Tatiana Hernandez

Tatiana Hernandez was most recently the Arts Director at Hemera Foundation. Hemera’s arts program explored the intersection of creativity and reflective practices. Grantees included the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture, A Blade of Grass, Common Field and a cohort of 14 arts museums offering meditation programs to the public.

Previously, as program officer for the arts for the Knight Foundation, she led the Knight Arts Challenge, Knight’s open contest for discovering the best arts ideas in communities across the country.

Nationally, Tatiana serves on the boards of Grantmakers in the Arts and the Gard Foundation, as well as Machine Project and BFI (Bas Fisher Invitational). Locally, she serves on the advisory council for the Bohemian Foundation’s Music District. She is a 2014 Marshall Memorial Fellow, a program of the German Marshall Fund.

She has written and spoken on the importance of new organizational models, equity in grantmaking and innovation in the arts. Tatiana earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in international affairs and anthropology from The George Washington University and trained as a dancer.