- Topeka, Kansas, United States
- Active in
- Atsugi, Japan
- Chino Valley, Arizona, United States
- California, United States
Brenda Behrens attended woodworking classes taught by the Japanese master Genji Ishihara, who taught her to carve intricate designs similar to the decoration on Japanese temples. Behrens continues to carve elaborate patterns of flowers and leaves onto her turned pieces to create surfaces that have the rich quality of cut velvet.