Cary Reeder, a Miami, Florida native, has made Houston, Texas her home since 1996. 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. 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 solos shows at Mystic Lyon (2018), Galveston Arts Center (2018), Optical Project (2016) and Lawndale Art Center (2013). In 2013, she was awarded an Individual Artist Grant from the Houston Arts Alliance and in 2014 was a Hunting Prize Finalist. Her work been featured twice in New American Paintings, issues #108 and #120, and Acrylic Artist, Spring 2016. She teaches at Art League Houston.
Fun facts: Cary played bass in a New Wave rock band in the 80s and is now trying to learn how to play the mandolin. She is a bird nerd, a nature lover, mom to two cats and lives in a 1920s bungalow with her husband/partner of 37 years.