Originally from northern BC, Brenda Matsen resides in the Comox Valley with her husband and their dogs. Growing up on a farm, living in rural communities and watching her children grow, fostered her passion for observing animals and people. Brenda is inspired by the beauty around us and enjoys creating realistic images, capturing moments in time and thoughtful expressions.
Brenda’s love of learning and creating started at an early age with drawing. Throughout high school she received awards in Art and worked on special projects. Brenda returned to Art in 2018 after a career in the Health Sciences and raising her family. She is a Pastel Artist.ca Signature member and a juried in member of the International Guild of Realism.