Originally from West Virginia, Brenda Blankenship is a talented artist with an illustrative style. She loves creating portraits of people, often adding small details that the less observant may overlook. It is this attention to detail that brings her portraits to life and clearly shows the care that Brenda has for every subject she depicts.

Key Skills

• Figurative Painting: Acrylic, Watercolor
• Drawing: Graphite, Colored Pencil
• Illustration
• Reading and Writing
• Self-Advocacy

Exhibitions

2018
Open Door Collection – 1650 Watermark
Animal Kingdom – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Horizons – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2017
Efflorescence – Franklin Park Conservatory Cardinal Health Gallery
All You Can Eat – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Open Door Collection – 1650 Watermark
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
All That Glitters – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2016
Alladin’s Exhibition – Alladin’s Eatery
America – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Are You Afraid of the Art? – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Complementary – Carnegie Gallery
Frame of Mind – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2015
Are You Afraid of the Art?– Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Don’t Be Square – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Rock, Paper, Scissors – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
The Plot Thickens – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2014
Are You Afraid of the Art? – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Big and Small Wonders – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Flora & Fauna – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Red Hot – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2013
Are You Afraid of the Art? – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Home – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Small Wonders – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2012
Are You Afraid of the Art? – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Pieces of Me – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Outside/In – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2011
Open Door Takes Flight – Wild Goose Creative
Summer Sparkles – McConnell Arts Center