Brenda Sipe is a fine artist working in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Originally from Berne, Indiana, she works with a variety of materials. Her works are influenced by nature. She has been part of numerous solo and group shows across the midwest and in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She has been an ArtPrize participant in 2009,2010,2011, and 2012, ranking among the most popular in 2011, and 2012. Brenda has a BFA in Painting from Grand Valley State University, and MFA from Michigan State University.