Brenda Malkinson is a Canadian artist working across disciplines to create contemporary stained glass, and woodblock prints. She is a recipient of the 2013 Edmonton Artists Trust Fund Award; 2018 Alberta University of the Arts Alumni Legacy Award; 2019 Eldon & Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize, shortlist award; 2017 Chicago Printmakers Third Annual International Print Making Award, shortlist award; 2016 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travel Grant.
Malkinson taught Art and Design for the University of Alberta, Faculty of Extension for twenty-three years, as well as workshops and retreats at Red Deer College and throughout Canada for over forty five years. Malkinson's glasswork has been published in several glass journals and the book Canadian Contemporary Stained Glass, as well as reviewed in many periodicals and magazines. Recent exhibitions of her print work include International Print Exhibition, Canada and Japan, Kyoto, Japan
She has served on the Board of Directors for the Alberta Craft Council and Society of Northern Alberta Print Artists and volunteered her knowledge, skills, and time to schools and not-for-profit organizations, as well as facilitating several stained-glass projects with students and the community. She has organized art and glass exhibitions and events including a lecture and exhibition at the Royal Alberta Museum, hosting Johannes Schreiter, German glass master. She has been a guest speaker and juror for numerous arts organizations and mentor for emerging and established artists. She is a member of the Alberta Craft Council and the Glass Art Association of Canada.
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