Brenda Brudet in the studio

Brenda Brudet is a self taught artist and designer of Surinamese decent, based in The Netherlands. Since early childhood she’s expressed herself artistically in different ways, whether it be through crafts, design or drawing and painting. She studied Communication and Multimedia Design at the The Hague University of Applied sciences and is working as a web designer. In 2018, after experiencing soft pastels for the first time, she fell back in love with art and has since been taking steps in establishing herself as an artist.

She creates realistic art that focuses on women, and black women in particular. Her work celebrates the sides of the black woman that are rarely shown, like their femininity, vulnerability and softness. Using mainly soft pastels and occasionaly graphite, oils and watercolor, she creates imagery that uplifts and inspires.