About Me


Jay Reed Art Resume

Residence/Studio: Ottawa, IL

Email: [email protected]

  • Paints Acrylic and Oil paintings
  • Designs and Builds sculptures
  • Makes Assemblages and Mixed Media Art
  • Works with Stained Glass and Mirror
  • Designs and Builds “Art Furniture”
  • Uses Photography in art in various ways


Art Exhibitions

2023 Juried Group Art Exhibition OCTOBER NATIONAL 2023  Anne Lloyd Gallery, Madden Arts Center, Decatur, IL

2023 Juried Group Art Exhibition NO PLACE TO SHOW August 2023 Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL

2023 Juried Group Show FROM THE EARTH July 2023 Kavanaugh Gallery, St. Charles, IL

2023 Juried Group Show ENVIRONMENTS April 2023 Kavanaugh Gallery, St. Charles,IL

2023 May Solo Show Open Studios Gallery Ottawa, IL

2023 March and April Quad Cities International Airport Moline, IL

2022 Solo Exhibition NCI (North Central Illinois) Artworks Gallery Peru, IL

2020 Loiter Gallery Long Beach, CA

2019 Alta/Pasadena Open Studio Tour

2019 Orange County Center For Contemporary Art “Craft Revolution” Juror: Staci Steinberger LACMA

2018 South Bay Contemporary Gallery, L.A., CA “FRESH Awards” Selected from “FRESH 2017” by Fatemah Barnes and Peter Frank. Curated by Peggy and Ben Zask

2018 Alta/Pasadena Open Studio Tour

2017 South Bay Contemporary Gallery “FRESH” Curators Fatemah Barnes and Peter Frank

2016 The Loft Gallery San Pedro, CA

2015 Space Gallery South Pasadena, CA

2014 Bergamot Station Lois Lambert Gallery, Santa Monica, CA “Chair As Art”