Justine Reyes lives and works in New York. She received an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2004 and a BFA from Syracuse University in 2000. Reyes’ work explores family, home, memory, aging and loss.
Reyes has exhibited her work nationally and internationally including Proyecto Circo at the 8th Havana Biennial, Cuba; Contemporary Istanbul, Turkey; Queens International 4 at The Queens Museum of Art, the S-Files Biennial at El Museo del Barrio, the Humble Arts Foundation’s 31 Women in Art Photography and the Flash Forward Festival in Toronto. She was an artist in residence at the Center for Photography at Woodstock in 2008 and exhibited the series Vanitas there in 2010. Reyes was awarded the Juror’s Choice Award from Center’s project competition, a workspace residency from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) and Visiting Scholar status at New York University. She was also a recipient of a QCAF grant from the Queens Council on the Arts with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs for her series Home, Away from Home and was named PDN’s (Photo District News) top 30 photographers of 2011.
SKILLS AND PROFICIENCIES
• Canon and Nikon Digital SLR
• Hensel, Calumet, Broncolor, Dynalite, Lumedyne, Speedatron and Profoto Lighting Systems
• Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge
• Capture One
•Imacon and Flextight Negative Scanning
•35mm, Medium and Large Format Film Cameras
•Retouching and color management
•Epson Digital Printing
• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
• New York Licensed Driver with clean driving record