He holds an M.F.A. in Visual Studies from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he was a Dean’s Scholar and Teaching Assistant, and a B.F.A. in Drawing at Central Washington University. In 2010 and 2011 he was a Resident Artist at Just Buffalo Literary Center where he taught book design.
Along with exhibiting his conceptually-based projects, Brenden works as a freelance designer and instructor in photography, blogs at Tumblr, and posts his photography at Flickr. He lives and works in Buffalo, NY, on the second floor.