Dey Hernández

Designer, Artist, and Art Director in Boston, Massachusetts

Dey Hernández

Designer, Artist, and Art Director in Boston, Massachusetts

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Deymirie (Dey) Hernández Vázquez is a designer, interdisciplinary artist, and educator. She holds a Master of Architecture (MArch) from the University of Puerto Rico, and is a board member of AgitArte. She received her BS in Environmental Design in 2001 from the same institution. Issues of race, identity, language, and community are fundamental to her work. She experiences first-hand the power of the creative process in the lives of youth, as a teaching artist throughout the city of Boston. She has designed and directed art workshops with AgitArte since 2008, and is also a puppeteer of the radical workers’ theater collective, Papel Machete. Her work and performances most recently have been exhibited at the Mills Gallery of the Boston Center for the Arts, Hibernian Hall, Roxbury Community College and Loisaida Center, Lower East Side, New York City. Currently, Dey is the art director and curator of the book When We Fight, We Win! and collaborates with Danza Orgánica, a social justice oriented dance theater company based in Boston.