Brenda D. Howell



University Of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Tyler School of Art, Temple University,  Philadelphia, PA coursework

Selected Exhibitions

MamaCITA Bi Annual Exhibition, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA

Simplicity, Juried Show, William Penn Charter School, Philadelphia, PA

Re.Collection, Group Show and Installation, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA

The Road to Here, B-Square Gallery, Philadelphia,   PA
Looking Up at the Cosmos, Mission First Housing Commission, Permanent Installation,  Philadelphia, PA

Represent, Langman Gallery Space, Jenkintown,   PA
Begin: Hope, Faith, Resilience, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
One Year, Installation, Fringe Arts Festival, The Rotunda University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

Beginnings, Permanent Installation , Einstein Medical Center Montgomery, Norristown, PA
Forgotten Philadelphia, Fairmount Park Welcome Center, Philadelphia, PA,  Arcadia University, Glenside, PA, Abington Art Center, Juried, Abington,   PA

Landscape Love Affair: Works From Fairmount Park and Beyond , LOVE Park Welcome Center,  Philadelphia, PA
Following the Line, Art in City Hall, Juried, Philadelphia, PA

(W)holon, Walker Fine Art Center Gallery, Martinsville, VA – Abington Art Center, Abington, PA
Women in the Arts, Abington Friends School, Abington, PA`

MamaCITA at Green Lane Commons, Manayunk,   PA

New Faces, Art in City Hall, Juried, Philadelphia, PA
MamaCITA at Fetters Mill Inn, Huntingdon Valley, PA

Philadelphia Sketch Club, Juried, Philadelphia, PA


Niche Student Award Finalist, Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Crafts


Liberty City Press
Vessels Carry Message Article by Shiela Simmons, January 15, 2013

PHL17- Eye Opener
The “One Year” art installation. An interview with Lauren Intindoli of PHL17/WPHL. Aired January 8, 2013.

Forgotten Philadelphia:  Art and Writing Inspired by Philadelphia Heritage Sites, Edited by Melissa Tevere, et al. Philadelphia Stories, Inc. 2012
Maleka Fruean: “Artists continue their work memorializing every Philadelphia homicide victim of 2012″. Continuing coverage by WHYY of the One Year art installation. December 2012

Philadelphia Inquirer
Amy S. Rosenberg: “Images to Soothe”. Article about the MamaCita piece- Beginnings, installed in the new Einstein Montgomery Hospital. September 2012