Choosing to represent the world through watercolors, acrylics, and oils, Brenda Bickerstaff-Stanley paints with a colorful emphasis using expressive brush strokes. Each new work is an opportunity to explore the many possibilities of imagemaking with paint. She began painting at age 16 and has never looked back.
Brenda is known for her interpretive impressions of landscapes and still lifes. She is a member of Oil Painters of America, the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, American Women Artists, and the Virginia Plein Air Painters, and she is a signature member of the Virginia Watercolor Society. Brenda also is an art instructor at Crossroads Art Center, as well as at several other locations in the Richmond area.