Sandra Brewster


'17 Blur 8, mural, photo-based gel transfer media, paper, installation at Georgia Scherman Projects.jpg

Sandra Brewster is a Toronto born visual artist creating work engaged in race, identity, representation and memory. She holds a BFA from York University and a Masters of Visual Studies from the University of Toronto. Her work has been published in Hyperallergic, Caribbean Beat, Of Note Magazine, The Walrus, Small Axe, Chimurenga Magazine, Mix Magazine and NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art. Exhibitions include UnIFixed Homelands, Aljira Contemporary Art Center, New Jersey; New Found Lands, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John's, Newfoundland; blur, Franklin Gallery, Chicago; Performing Blackness I Performing Whiteness, Allegheny Art Galleries, Meadville, Pennsylvania; Mohammeds, Alice Yard, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; and 28 Days, Georgia Scherman Projects in Toronto. In 2017 her work was presenting as part of Position As Desired: Exploring African Canadian Identity, Photographs from the Wedge Collection (curated by Kenneth Montague) at the Art Gallery of Windsor, ON, Canada. Also this year, Brewster has held solo exhibitions: Assemblage, Never Apart Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada, and A Trace | Evidence of time past, thesis exhibition, Art Museum, University of Toronto, ON, Canada. In 2017/18 Brewster will be in residency at the Sacatar Foundation, Brazil.