Brenda Ullrich is a Zimbabwean artist, who grew up in the Eastern Highlands bordering Mocambique, and now based on the Isle Wight

A visual artist whose inspiration is from mixed sources which could be poetry or written text,newspaper and magazine images, her own photographs

Using a variety of techniques, from thin washes to thick impasto, she often works in layers, creating a kind of layered memory. Drawing is an important aspect of her practice


Ongoing   Discussion and critiques~ MA Fine Art graduates, Winchester School  of Art

2011         ASPEX, Portsmouth – Experimental Drawing workshop

2010        Bookmaking, Art Sway, Hampshire and Red Hot Press, Southampton

2008        MA Fine Art, University of Southampton, Winchester School of Art

2001-03   Kalkbay School of Art, Cape Town – Painting and Drawing 


2020        Newlyn Art Gallery, Extraordinary Postcards for Extraordinary Times, in the gallery and online             

2020                 IAL, Hope online Exhibition

Ongoing            RiseArt
2018                  Southampton City Gallery, Open Exhibition

2017                  La Galleria, London, EWAAC 

2017                  Quay Arts Open Exhibition 2017

2017                  A Beautiful Mind, Tshwane, South Africa

2017                  Hyde Abbey, Project Space 2017 - short-listed

2015                  The Depozitory, Ryde, Isle of Wight

2015                  Isle of Wight Open Studio, Freshwater 

2014                  EWAAC, London - shortlisted  

2014                  Quay Arts, Rope Store Gallery, Newport – Solo Exhibition

2013 - 2016    MooCow, Cowes       

2013                 Isle of Wight Open Studio, Vestas Centre        

2012                 Harbour Lights Gallery, Southampton – Solo Exhibition

2011                 Fitting In, Basingstoke Museum

2010                 Quay Arts, Isle of Wight – Open Exhibition

2010                 St Barbe Museum, Lymington

2010                  Women’s Work, Basingstoke

2010                  Discovery Centre, Winchester – Hyde Abbey Project

2010                  Itchen River Project

2009                  Harbour Lights Gallery, Southampton – Solo Exhibition

2009                  Southampton City Gallery – Centenary Southampton Airport

2009                  Hyde Laundry Premises, Winchester - Ten Days at the Laundry - artist collective

2009 - 2017     The Red Giraffe, Llandovery

2009                 Women’s Work, Basingstoke

2006 – 2008     Art of Africa, High Wycombe

2006, 2007       Hampshire Artists Open Studio

2006                  RSMA, Mall Galleries, London

2006                  Barristers Benevolent Exhibition, Lincolns Inn, London

2006                  Limes Gallery, Haselmere

2001 – 2002     Cathedral Gallery, Kalkbay, Cape Town, South Africa

2012 - ongoing Creative workshops exploring elements of design. Painting workshops on request 

2011       Mothers 4 All, Botswana – Bookmaking and creative cover design

                 This workshop is EU approved ~ 

2010       Salem Street Studios, Southampton – Creative workshops covering elements of design

                in image-making

2009       Llandovery, Wales – Creative Workshops

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