Sarina Brewer's Profile
Sarina Brewer began creating unique artistic expressions from animal materials 25 years ago. She received formal training at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1992. During her formative years she worked predominantly with found objects, most of which were animal remains. These early works were shrines to the animals they incorporated, creating final resting places for them just like the dead sparrows and pet goldfish who were lavished with elaborate funerals upon their passing during her childhood. Then, as now, her pieces are an homage to the animals they incorporate. The process of preparing animal remains for use in her sculpture and abstract paintings slowly evolved into taxidermy over the years. Throughout the course of her career her primary directive has been to use only ethically procured animal materials. No animals are killed for the purpose of creating her art. All animal...
- Joined February 1, 2009