Photo: Pin Lim, www.forestphotography.com
Cary Reeder, a Miami, Florida native, has made Houston, Texas her home since 1998. She worked for more than a decade as a graphic artist and typesetter in the early 80s and received her fine art training at the Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts-Houston from 2006-2013. In between her stint as a graphic artist and returning to art school, she had a 20+ year career as a grant writer and fundraiser for nonprofit organizations. Her work has been included in numerous local, regional, and national juried exhibitions, and in 2016 her most recent solo show, Limbs, Twigs, and Digits, was at the Optical Project in Houston. In 2013 she had a solo show at Lawndale Art Center and received an Individual Artist Grant from the Houston Arts Alliance. She was featured in New American Paintings issues #108 and #120, teaches at the Art League Houston and the Glassell School of Art, and provides writing services for artists through her The Artist's Little Helper consulting business.