Brentwood has been a creative artist since childhood. She
is of Chippewa descent and is a registered member of the White Earth
Reservation in Minnesota. Her work has focused on the exploration
of Native American history, ancestry and culture in a variety of
creativity has led her down many avenues: she is a painter, has
created murals and designed trompe loeil. She has also displayed
her work through interior design and decoration on furniture, fountains,
frames and other pieces intended to create an atmosphere of unity
and harmony. Her work has taken her around the world and has inspired
her artistic endeavors, from the rustic towns of Mexico to the luxurious
beaches of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, to the castles of Scotland
and Europe. However, the memory of her childhood, and the rhythmic
ceremonial dances and rituals of her ancestors, has led her to focus
primarily on the culture of the American Indian.
also has experience in marketing and sales and has worked in the
investment environment. She has been active in developing mergers,
acquisitions and partnerships, and has conducted seminars on these
and related subjects.
currently resides in Santa Monica, California.