Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Brenda Hurst received a BA degree in art (with an emphasis in photography) from California State University, Northridge. She has always worked in creative fields, whether it was as a scenic artist for the television & film business, as the Assistant to the Director of the Craft & Folk Art Museum, or later as a Director of Still Photography and Photo Producer at NBC Universal.
Brenda continues her exploration of various materials and methods at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and works as a full time artist at her studio located in The Brewery Art Complex in downtown Los Angeles. The focus of Brenda's work is not only on painting, but also on mixed media assemblage. While incorporating a wide variety of materials and found objects, she's interested in the process of discovering ways to bring them together in intriguing textural relationships, patterns, thoughts and inspirations.