Brenda Stumpf (American, b.1972) is a contemporary sculptor and painter. She is a self-taught artist and began exhibiting in the mid-1990s. Stumpf’s work has been exhibited in numerous solo and group shows, including The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, The Butler Institute of American Art, the Alexandria Museum of Art, and the Marietta Cobb Museum of Art.
In addition, the artist’s work has been juried into numerous exhibits by the likes of Jerry Saltz, senior art critic and columnist for New York Magazine; Christoph Heinrich, Director of the Denver Art Museum; Laura Almeida, who was the Curatorial Fellow and Acting Head Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Denver Art Museum; and Kerry Brougher, Curator Emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
Stumpf has been awarded a purchase prize from the New Mexico Arts Acclaimed Artist Series, won the Juror’s Prize from The Tubac Center of the Arts, and was shortlisted for the Hopper Prize. There are numerous online interviews and printed features in newspapers and magazines, including The Denver Post, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, and Southwest Contemporary. Stumpf’s art resides in over 350 private collections throughout the United States and abroad. Originally from Parma, Ohio, the artist lives near Denver, Colorado.