The Power Plant

Sandra Brewster


Courtesy Sandra Brewster, photo by Jalani Morgan

Sandra Brewster is a Canadian visual artist based in Toronto. She explores the themes of identity, visibility, memory, and Black representation. The daughter of parents born in Guyana, she is especially interested in the experiences of Caribbean communities and their relationships with back home. Brewster works in drawing, video, and photo-based works and installations that at times incorporate the architecture of spaces in which she exhibits. Her work has recently been exhibited at the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto (2022), Hartnett Gallery, Rochester (2022), Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2018–2022) and Or Gallery, Vancouver (2019). Her installation, Blur, is currently on view as part of Les Rencontres d’Arles. Brewster recently completed an artist-in-residence at the Loghaven Artist Residency, Knoxville, Tennessee, and her work will be presented in Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s – Today, MCA Chicago (2022-23).