Kay Reese is an award winning visual artist, photographer and curator. She exhibits throughout the greaterTri-State area, and nationally.  Her art practice entails the creation of assemblages and photo-based collage prints that reflect her views on contemporary society.  She resides in New Jersey.

Artist-in-Residence, 2021-2022, The Rutgers University, Paul Robeson Gallery, Newark NJ
The Lynn and John Kearny Fellowship for Equity Residency, 2021-2022, Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ

BRIO Award for Drawing, Painting and artists Book, the Bronx Council on the Arts, 2000

Bronx Council on the Arts
NY State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), Community Arts Grants, 2009
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Arts Development Fund 2008/2009

Visual Arts Panel, National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) 2015
Bronx Council on the Arts/ NY State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Community Arts Grants, 2003, '07, '08
Judge, Congressional Rotunda Gallery Exhibition Competition for Rep Joseph P. Crowley, Bx NY

Additional Highlights
- Certified Professional Art Handler/Technician, Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA)
- Certified Living Legacy Specialist (Sponsored by BCA and the Joan Mitchell Foundation/JP Morgan Chase)
- Formerly Owner/Director, Neumaa Arts Gallery & Performance Center, Bronx, NY
- Kay is also a career development expert, counselor and consultant with over 30 years experience. She is the founder, and former owner of Career Access Inc.