hertaworks

Hertaworks.net Hertaworks is the personal website of NYC-based, multi-media artist & designer Herta Silva. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Herta later moved to Mexico City before finally arriving in the US in 1990. After graduating high school, she attended the University of Connecticut, and later the University of Massachusetts (Amherst), where she studied English Literature. Herta currently works as the Art Director for Fifth & Pacific Companies (parent company of Kate Spade New York & Jack Spade). In addition to her fashion & corporate work, Herta has been involved in many philanthropic projects for the FNPC Foundation, St. Jude’s Hospital & the anti-domestic violence campaigns, Love Is Not Abuse, & No More. In her artwork, focus is on the themes of women, fashion, culture & ethnicity. An experienced world traveler and multilinguist, Herta is inspired by the places she visits, the people she meets, their fashion, style & imagery. For the past 10 years, she has been incorporating discarded fabric, paper, wood, & other found materials she acquires in her travels & through her fashion contacts here in NYC. Recently Herta has been experimenting with video & music, often combining the two with her unique vision. Herta currently resides in the Washington Heights section of New York City. She shares her home & studio with her boyfriend & their two cats. hertaworks joined Society6 on January 18, 2014

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Hertaworks.net Hertaworks is the personal website of NYC-based, multi-media artist & designer Herta Silva. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Herta later moved to Mexico City before finally arriving in the US in 1990. After graduating high school, she attended the University of Connecticut, and later the University of Massachusetts (Amherst), where she studied English Literature. Herta currently works as the Art Director for Fifth & Pacific Companies (parent company of Kate Spade New York & Jack Spade). In addition to her fashion & corporate work, Herta has been involved in many philanthropic projects for the FNPC Foundation, St. Jude’s Hospital & the anti-domestic violence campaigns, Love Is Not Abuse, & No More.

In her artwork, focus is on the themes of women, fashion, culture & ethnicity. An experienced world traveler and multilinguist, Herta is inspired by the places she visits, the people she meets, their fashion, style & imagery. For the past 10 years, she has been incorporating discarded fabric, paper, wood, & other found materials she acquires in her travels & through her fashion contacts here in NYC. Recently Herta has been experimenting with video & music, often combining the two with her unique vision.

Herta currently resides in the Washington Heights section of New York City. She shares her home & studio with her boyfriend & their two cats.

hertaworks joined Society6 on January 18, 2014.

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