Brenda Malkinson is a multidisciplinary visual artist with extensive background in design, art education and public commissions.
She is an alumnus of Alberta College of Art and Design. Her artistic career, spanning over forty years includes owning and operating a stained glass gallery and retail store. She has also served as an instructor at Red Deer College Series Program, the Faculty of Extension at the University of Alberta, and Project Peace and Project Hope for Edmonton Schools. In addition, she has built and continues to sustain an independent artistic body of work throughout her career.
She has received several awards and grants, exhibited locally, nationally and internationally, and her art works have found their way into public, corporate and private collections. Brenda recently returned from Japan, where her work was selected and exhibited in the International Print Exhibition, “Canada and Japan”, in Kyoto.
Brenda has served on the board of directors of SNAP for five years and is currently President. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Alberta Craft Council and volunteers in various capacities in the Edmonton community. In her spare time she is an avid swimmer, kayaker and walker.