Joni Brenner is a visual artist based in Johannesburg. She has a BA(FA) and an MA(FA) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). She has been practising professionally as an artist since 1996 and has held solo exhibitions in Johannesburg and London. Brenner works primarily in the field of portraiture in a range of different mediums. For her new body of work presented at TAF 2021 she turns her gaze on herself.
Brenner is Principal Tutor in the department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Culture Studies at the Wits School of Arts. She has taught at Wits since 1999.