Brenda began her artistic work in the 1980's as a graphic designer, operating her own design firm with clients throughout the state of Colorado, where she lives.
During this time she also became known in the area for the historic murals she painted with private and public commissions, and for her work as President of the Berthoud Arts and Humanities Alliance, lending her support to other Colorado artists.
Preferring a new direction from commercial expression, she has recently begun to devote her talents to subjects with personal meaning, and her artistic work now reflects a passion for inner examination.
Dream images have quite clearly captivated this artist's imagination and provide an unending source of inspiration for her paintings.
It is Brenda's desire to express the mystery of the psyche's inner world and the power of dreams to impact and change our lives.
"The Silver Tool"(acrylic, 43.5” x 34") “I am holding a silver tool and making circles that become worlds. My son sees the tool and what I can do. He says, ‘Mom, that’s cool! Can I use it?’ He takes the tool from my hand and leaves in my car.”
—Brenda Ferrimani dream journal.
About the dream painting:
“The Silver Tool” depicts our ability to create and transform our reality. The woman holding the silver tool is an archetypal symbol of the creator as the Goddess. Creative energy first begins in the feminine, or the unconscious area of the imagination. Then, the masculine takes the tool when thought becomes action and ideas become manifest in the real world. The four planets represent the four planes of expression; the spiritual, the mental, the emotional and the physical.
"The Branching Woman"original painting
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