Artist Brenda Singletary

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Artist Statement
Living my life as an artist was always a certainty. I consume colors, lights and textures all around me that fuels passion for my work. My path of artistic experimentation takes me on a journey that’s always growing and changing. As a woman of color, I illustrate a historical vision that exhibits my cultural perception of beauty.
When I’m working I challenge myself to discover a higher level of art making by defining the rules, recreating and breaking them. I’ve formed strong ideas that shape the way I approach my paintings that humbles me with grace. 
Artist Brenda Singletary, Originally from Detroit, attended Kettering Sr. High and Oakland University. She moved to Atlanta, Georgia and received her B.A. degree from Morris Brown College, and an MFA-IA from Goddard College in Vermont.  Ms. Singletary is formerly a member of faculty as a teaching artist at the College of Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan. She is presently on the campus of Adrian Center for the Arts, in Adrian Michigan as artist in residence. Prior to becoming a fulltime visual artist, she worked several years in television broadcasting.
Singletary’s original artworks are in pastels, acrylic, oil, cement and concrete. Images range from figurative and abstract to floral and landscapes Singletary served two years as a panel judge for the President’s Commission on White House Fellows and included in the Library of Congress through History Makers.  Her artwork is a part of the White House permanent art collection and hangs in the conference room of the White House Fellows Administration Office and the Georgia State Capital.
Singletary’s works are included in museums, art galleries, college/universities, and corporations such as AT&T, Ford foundation, McDonald’s Inc., Fox Television, Marriott, Kaiser-Permanente and many private collections. She has been presented with the American Express Cultural Arts Award, received the History Makers award, the [...]

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