Brenda Murray is the owner of Studio 56. She is an artist, urban sketcher, and arts advocate from Ontario, Canada. She is the founder of her local chapter, Urban Sketchers Waterloo Region, and she served on the board of Urban Sketchers as their Communications Director for 4 years, as Managing Editor of the USk zine Drawing Attention and she launched the USk Youtube channel.
Brenda accompanies art instructors on their vacation workshops to ensure everything runs smoothly. A seasoned traveler, Brenda has traveled to Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, Cuba, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea (resident for 4 years), Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Uganda, UK, and the USA (35 states).