Hera Ford

2020 BFA Textiles, Rhode Island School of Design

23-24 Artist in Residence, Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
2022 Atcha Atcha! Ecole des Sables, Toubab Dialao, Senegal

2022 Hera Ford x F. Schumacher & Co., New York, NY

Group Exhibitions
2024 Ancestors In Progress, Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
2024 The Shape of Play, Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
2020 RISD Senior Show 2020, Virtual
2019 Haiti: A New World, A Free World, Brown University: Center for Slavery    
and Justice, Providence, RI
2019 Black Artists and Designers (BAAD): Criteria of Beauty, Gelman Gallery 
RISD Museum, Providence, RI
2019 BAAD: I Said What I Said, GD Commons, Providence, RI
2018 Textiles Triennial, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI

2016 Pot Liquor Medicine Woman, MCA Chicago, Chicago, IL
Selected Press
2023 “When Pretty Walls Tell a Deeper Story”, The New York Times
2022 “9 Design Collabs We’re Loving Right Now”, Architectural Digest
2022 “In Full Bloom: Breakout Artist Hera Ford’s Debut Line…”, Frederic Magazine Vol. VI
2022 “Flower Child”, New England Home CT Winter 2023
2022 “Meet 5 Artists Translating Their Textiles Into Graphic Fabric and Wallcovering”, Galerie Magazine
2022 “New and Notable: 15 Designer Collections to Check Out”, Hospitality Design
2022 “Hera Ford’s Collaboration with Schumacher Makes Textile Dreams Come True”, Modern Luxury Interiors
2015 “Here’s Why Amandla Stenberg and Willow Smith Have Joined the Art Hoe Movement”, TeenVogue
Talks and Presentations
2023 Guest Speaker, Diasporic Threads: Black Women, Fiber & Textiles, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
2023 Guest Speaker + Critic, Fabric Silk Screen, RISD, Providence RI
2023 Guest Speaker, RISD Foundations, RISD, Providence, RI
2013 Panelist, Yelling to the Sky (film), Gary International Black Film Festival, Gary, IN
Awards and Scholarships                                                                                   2023 Society of Inclusive Blacksmiths Scholarship, Peters Valley School of Craft 2021 Windgate Lamar Fellowship Award, Center for Craft 
2019 RISD Phoebe T. Meehan Textile Scholarship

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