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