Fernando Mastrangelo (b. 1978) lives and works in Brooklyn. He has exhibited extensively throughout the US and internationally in both group and solo shows. Prior to pursuing his career in the arts & design, he worked as an assistant to Matthew Barney. In 2008 the Brooklyn Museum acquired Mastrangelo’s work, then included it in the critically-accalaimed exhibition Connecting Cultures in 2012. He has been featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Whitewall Magazine, Flaunt Magazine, and the Miami Herald among many others. Additionally Mastrangelo is co-founder of a design firm, AMMA Studio, that runs out of his Brooklyn studio.