1972 Parma, OH
Lives and works in Pittsburgh, PA
1991-1993 Columbus College of Art and Design
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017…The Mine Factory, Ritual & Relic, Pittsburgh, PA
2016…Bill Lowe Gallery, Cavomyrt, Atlanta, GA
2015…Box Heart Gallery, Between Worlds, Pittsburgh, PA
2013…GroundSwell Gallery, Odes, Denver, CO
2012…Ironton Gallery, Blood Roses: A Cycle of Souls, Denver, CO
2010…Walker Fine Art, Seshat, Denver, CO
2008…Box Heart Gallery, Eggs Rocks Pearls, Pittsburgh, PA
2007…Valley Art Center, Utterances, Chagrin Falls, OH
2006…E. Gordon Gallery, Offerings and Attributes, Cleveland, OH
2006…Brandt Gallery, The Dressmaker and the Tailor, Cleveland, OH
2006…Exit Gallery, Sand and Water, Kent, OH
2005…University of Cincinnati Clermont College Art Gallery, Embedded, Cincinnati, OH
2004…Box Heart Gallery, Bride of Epimetheus, Pittsburgh, PA
2003…Kelly Randall Gallery, The Hidden, Cleveland, OH
2000…Southside Gallery, Multisensory Perception, Cleveland, OH
1998…Art at the Powerhouse, From the Gilded Cage, Cleveland, OH
SELECTED TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2009…Eva G. Farris Art Gallery at Thomas More College, Elegeia, with painter Tom Kelly, Crestview Hills, KY
2008…Hinterland, Das Ueberhaupt, with artist Sabin Aell, Denver, CO
2008…Walker Fine Art, Black & White, with sculptor Jerry Wingren, Denver, CO
2007…Sam Quinn, Fragments, with painter Marissa Shell, Philadelphia, PA
2004…Mosaic the Gallery, The Unspoken, Collaborative work with painter Joshua Hogan, Cleveland, OH
2004…Pavanna Gallery, Walls Wires Wells: Elements of a Relationship, with photographer Eric Vaughn, Cleveland, OH
2002…River Gallery, 2D/3D, with ceramicist Robert Bruch, Rocky River, OH
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017…Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Compulsion, Sewickley, PA
2015…Janice Charach Gallery, Essence of Life, West Bloomfield, MI
2016…Lascaux Gallery, Past, Present, Future, New York, NY
2015…Bill Lowe Gallery, Ancestors: Origin and Return, Atlanta, GA
2015…Lane Meyer Projects, Touched For the Very First Time, Denver, CO
2015…Box Heart Gallery, The Unspoken, Pittsburgh, PA
2014…Loveland Public Library, Creativity Inside the Box, Loveland, CO
2014…Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, 17th Annual Art Auction – STYLE, FORM and COLOR, Great Falls, MT
2013…Littleton Museum, Own an Original, Margaretta Gilboy juror, Littleton, CO
2013…Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 15th Annual Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival Juried Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM
2013…Aurora Public Library, The Art of Rubbish, Aurora, CO
2011…Loveland Sculpture Invitational, 20th Anniversary Show, Loveland, CO
2011…Sopa Fine Arts, Sixth Annual U8, Kelowna, BC
2011…Muse Gallery, EcoCreations, Juried exhibition, best in Show, Longmont, CO
2011…Denver International Airport and the State Capital, Creative Capital Metro Denver Exhibition, Denver, CO
2010…Walker Fine Art, 2010 Year in Preview, Denver, CO
2009…Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, The 8th Annual Art & Design Auction, Boulder, CO
2009…The Butler Institute of American Art, The 73rd Midyear Exhibition, Youngstown, OH
2009…Foothills Art Center, Colorado Art Open 2009, Christoph Heinrich and Michael Chavez jurors, Golden, CO
2008…Denver Community Museum, Mummify Me, Denver, CO
2008…Core New Art Space, WOW Show: Wide Open Whatever, Denver, CO
2007…Canco Lofts, The Memory of Water & Fire: A Celebration of the Elemental, Jersey City, NJ
2007…Gallery 364, Timeless, Brooklyn, NY
2007…Box Heart Gallery, The 6th Annual Art Inter/National…Here and Abroad, Pittsburgh, PA
2006…Pen and Brush, The 60th Annual Sculpture Exhibition, New York, NY
2006…Artists Space, Night of 1,000 Drawings, New York, NY
2006…Garfield Artworks, Immaterial, Pittsburgh, PA
2005…Viridian Artists, NewsArt: Art From Another Reality, New York, NY
2005…Viridian Artists, Director’s Choice Slide Show, shown with an exhibit juried by Robert Rosenblum, New York, NY
2005…Studio Montclair, Taboo, international exhibition juried by Jerry Saltz, Montclair, NJ
2005…Pen and Brush, The 59th Annual Sculpture Exhibition, New York, NY
2004…Gallery Twenty-Four, 2004 International Assemblage Artist Exhibition, Berlin, GER
2003…Morgan-West Studio/Gallery, Gnostic Devotions, New Orleans, LA
2003…Gallery Twenty-Four, 2003 International Assemblage Artist Exhibition, Berlin, GER
2003…Viscous Arena, Bitch: Verb or Noun, national exhibition, Cleveland, OH
2000…James M Cox Fine Arts Center, Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, Columbus, OH
1998…The Butler Institute of American Art, The 62nd Midyear Exhibition, Youngstown, OH
2015…Love Art Toronto, Box Heart Gallery, Toronto, CANADA
2014…Echo Arts Fair, Box Heart Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2014…Pittsburgh Articulate. “Interview with Brenda Stumpf and Nicole Capozzi.” June 18, 2014. Deskins, Sally.
2014…Colorado’s Best. “From Trash to Art.” TV appearance on Channel 2 KWGN. April 21, 2014.
2013…Aurora News Weekly. “The Art of Rubbish.” TV appearance on Aurora 8. Week of September 23, 2013.
2013…Westword Blogs. “Create Art Out of Found Objects at Recycling Reversal: The Art of Rubbish.” September 20, 2013. Davies, Bree.
2012…Westword Blogs. “The Story Behind Your Soft Silence.” February 21, 2012. Fitzgerald, Tiffany.
2011…Reporter-Herald. “Sculptor Makes the Ordinary Intriguing.” August 9, 2011. Davis, Joyce.
2011…Longmont Times-Call. “Junk No More.” January 14, 2011. Young, Quentin.
2010…Denver Post. “Divine Inspiration.” April 16, 2010. MacMillan, Kyle.
2010…DBArtNews.com. “The Materiality of Brenda Stumpf.” Guest editorial series. April 12, 2010. Walker, Bobbi.
2010…Denver Post. “Gritty RiNo a Safari for Art Lovers.” April 2, 2010. MacMillan, Kyle.
2009…AEQAI.com. “Elegy and the Romantic Mood.” Review of two-person exhibit. October, 2009. Frabetti, A. C.
2008…Diggingpitt.blogspot.com. “Eggs Rocks Pearls at Box Heart.” Review of solo exhibit. October 17, 2008. Constanse, Susan.
2008…Rocky Mountain News. “Elemental and Natural.” Review of two-person exhibit. July 11, 2008. Chandler, Mary Voelz.
2008…Westword. “Irreconcilable Differences.” Review of two-person exhibit. June 12, 2008. Paglia, Michael.
2008…Studio Visit Magazine. The Open Studios Press, Volume 1, 2008.
2006…Scene Magazine. “Sayonara.” Review of group exhibit. November 22, 2006. Lewis, Zachary.
2006…Plain Dealer. “Lack of Customers Forces Out Two More Cleveland Galleries.” November 3, 2006. Tranberg, Dan.
2006…Free Times. “The Right Stumpf.” Review of solo exhibit. July 5, 2006. Pantsios, Anastasia.
2006…Plain Dealer. “Galleries Skip Summer Siesta This Year.” Review of solo exhibit. July 7, 2006. Tranberg, Dan.
2006…Scene Magazine. “The Dressmaker and the Tailor.” Review of solo exhibit. July 12, 2006. Lewis, Zachary.
2006…Free Times. “Postcards from the Ba: Brenda Stumpf’s Voyages in Egypt.” Review of solo exhibit. April 19, 2006. Utter, Douglas Max.
2004…Epitome Magazine. “The Cryptic Art of Brenda Stumpf.” December 2004. Townsend, Cheryl.
2004…Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “The Dark and the Wed.” November 25, 2004. Shaw, Kurt.
2004…Cleveland Magazine. “Keep an Eye On.” November 2004. Rueb, Emily.
2004…Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “Art of the Sacred.” Review of group exhibit. August 29, 2004. Shaw, Kurt.
2004…Scene Magazine. “On View.” Review of collaborative exhibit with Joshua Hogan. May 12, 2004. Michel, Nadia.
2004…Angle Magazine. “Eating the Dark: An Interview with Brenda Stumpf.” January/February 2004. Utter, Douglas Max.
2004…Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “International Medley.” Review of group exhibit. January 8, 2004. Shaw, Kurt.
2003…Gambit Weekly. “Ancestral Memories.” Review of group exhibit. October 21, 2003. Bookhardt, D. Eric.
2003…Scene Magazine. “Bitchfest.” July 23, 2003. Review of group exhibit. LeBeau, Eleanor.
2003…Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “New World View.” January 10, 2003. Shaw, Kurt.
The Crawford Hotel
Eastern New Mexico University
Liberty Financial Bank Building
St. Vincent Charity Hospital
The Ellet Library
The Caritas AIDS Memorial, St. Augustine Manor
Acclaimed Artist Series through New Mexico Arts Art in Public Places program, NM
Best of Show, EcoCreations, Muse Gallery, Longmont, CO
Honorable Mention, Timeless, Gallery 364, Brooklyn, NY
Dr. J. Kuncaitis Award, Thirty Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition, Valley Art Center, Chagrin Falls, OH
Second place nomination, 2003 International Assemblage Artist Exhibition, Gallery Twenty-Four, Berlin, GER
Best of Show, Sacred Art Exhibition, Box Heart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Best of Fine Arts, Discover the Treasure, The Civic, Cleveland Heights, OH
Columbus College of Art and Design Scholarship, Columbus, OH