Brenda Malkinson has sustained a dedicated studio practice for forty years. Her travels and research include Europe, Japan, Korea, Alaska, as well as the Canadian north, prairies, and west coast. She has executed major architectural commissions and her work is in many public and private collections including the Alberta Foundation for the Arts; Massey Foundation Museum of Man, University of Alberta; Stanley Milner Public Library. Her recent exhibitions include Chicago Printmakers' 3rd Annual International Print Exhibition (award shortlist); Galerie d'Art Stewart Hall, Pointe-Claire, Quebec; International Print Exhibition, Canada and Japan, Kyoto, Japan; Municipal Museum of Art, Christies, New York; International Print Centre, New York and The Surface of Things: Chasing Light, (solo exhibition), ACC Discovery Gallery, Edmonton, AB. Malkinson is a recipient of the 2013 Edmonton Artists Trust Fund and the 2018 ACAD Alumni Legacy Award.
The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous peoples including the Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway/Saulteaux/Anishinaabe. We also acknowledge all of the Indigenous, Inuit and Métis peoples who make Alberta their home today.