Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Wini maintains studios in Los Angeles and the California high desert. 

She studied at Art Center College of Design Pasadena, California State University Long Beach, and University of California Los Angeles. She is the recipient of two Vermont Studio Center fellowships.

Her current work is process driven, combining abstraction and pattern with representational elements, using layered acrylics and glazes often juxtaposed with black and white graphics or collage.  Favorite subjects include women, birds, bees, and trees.

Selected exhibits include (solo)Kerckhoff Gallery/UCLA, Pharmaka, Coagula Curatorial, La Luz de Jesus, Red Dot Gallery, Barnsdall Art Center,  LA Art Core,  bG Gallery/Bergamot Station, San Diego Art Institute, Palm Springs Art Museum, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Torrance Art Museum, Beta Main Museum/Los Angeles, Neutra Institute Museum/Los Angeles, and Reykjavik Art Museum/Iceland.

She is included in the collections of Kemper/Gilliam and Magnus Films, Inc. as well as being represented in private and corporate collections throughout the  U.S., Canada, and Europe.


Wini Brewer is, in the tradition of Annie Oakley and Louise Nevelson, an American straight shooter who assembles poetry on a wall.
— Mat Gleason, Art Critic

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I absolutely love “The lion left sometime after midnight”. I recognize a playfulness in the title but at the same time this image breaks my heart — I don’t understand why. I saw it and almost cried. I was just explaining to a friend about your work. How it seems to drift through dream states, flirts with archetypes, and lives with Jungian alchemy. How this particular work (“Lion”) had such melancholy and beauty. How it moved me...
— Thomas Trofimuk, Canadian Novelist & Poet