About Me

Artist and Creative Director

art as magic

Brandi Strickland Bentley (b. 1985) is a collage and mixed media artist based in Floyd, Virginia. She grew up in North Carolina and received a BA in Art from Queens University of Charlotte in 2007. Working from her home studio, Brandi creates small, detailed works of art combining collage, painting, drawing, and sometimes, digital techniques.


Fine Art Prints: Little Paper PlanesSociety6Saatchi
Clothing & Merch: Print All Over Me, Society6
Creative Assets / Downloads: Creative Market, Etsy


Solo Exhibitions
2012  False Door, Rochester Museum of Fine Art, Rochester, New Hampshire
2011  The Other Is Looking In On You, BellJar Gallery, SF
2009  Pie In The Sky You Know How I Feel, Preteen Gallery, Hermosillo, Mexico
2008  It’s All Around You, Mark’s Gallery, Charlotte, NC

Group Exhibitions
2014  Int’l Weird Collage Show, Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NYC
2014  The Age of Collage, Gallery Feinkunst Kruger, Hamburg, Germany
2014   Alumni Invitational Exhibition, Queens University, Charlotte, NC
2013  The Age of Collage, Gestalten Space, Berlin, Germany
2013  Heavy Nothing, Glitch, Memphis, TN
2012  Mirage, Temporary Residence @ Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY
2012  A Printmaker’s Collection, Queen’s University, Charlotte, NC
2011  LPP’s Rock Collection at BellJar Gallery, SF
2011  One Story Literary Debutante Ball, Brooklyn, NY
2010  Big Things Grand Opening, Kitsch Gallery, SF
2010  Masters: Collage, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
2010  Penny Pinch, Mahan Gallery, Columbus, OH
2010  One Story Literary Debutante Ball, Brooklyn, NY
2009  Superstition, Nemo Design, Portland, OR
2009  Dark Crystal, Mahan Gallery, Columbus, OH
2009  World of Imagination, Vol. 2, APW Gallery, Queens, NY
2009  Enormous Tiny Art Show, Nahcotta, Portsmouth, NH
2008  Little Big Show, Canteen, Ottawa, Ontario, CA
2008  New Views, Bennett Gallery, Nashville, TN
2008  Alumni 1937-2007, Queens University, Charlotte, NC
2008  Alumni Photo Show, Queens University, Charlotte, NC
2007  Secret Password, Element Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2007  Thoughts Are Things, Queens University, Charlotte NC

2014 Collage: Contemporary Artists Hunt and Gather, Chronicle Books
2013  The Age of Collage, Gestalten
2013  RVA #14, Fall 2013
2012  Fanzine 10×15, No. 30, I Love Collage Issue
2011  Earth Quarterly, Issue One
2011  So Guide Magazine, China, August
2010  Carpaccio Magazine: Go Do Endless Summer, Issue 20
2010  SoulPancake Book
2010  Quotation, Worldwide Creative Journal, Japan, No. 8
2010  Jewish Museum Berlin Journal, Cover Photo
2010  Masters: Collage, Lark Books
2010  Tokion Magazine, April
2010  Blü Magazine, January
2009  100% O2, Vol. 1, Issue 1
2008  24/7 With Brandi Strickland, Charlotte Skirt Magazine, December

2007  BA Studio Art, Queens University of Charlotte

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