About Me

Brenda Draney is Cree from Sawridge First Nation.  She lives in Edmonton and studied painting at Emily Carr University in Vancouver before she received the RBC Canadian Painting Competition in 2009 and long-listed for the 2013 Sobey Art Award. Shimage_story_biennial_brendae is the 2014 winner of the Eldon and Anne Foote Visual Arts Prize. Draney’s practice is based on her experiences and the relationships formed between her current hometown of Edmonton and the northern community of Slave Lake, Alberta, where she was raised.