Jeffrey Glenn Reese, Published author, International Pop artist and Prince of the “Spoken Word”, is world renowned for his masterful line drawings most compared to Picasso, Matisse and France’s own, Jean Cocteau and his powerful and provocative poetry. He is also noted as one of the world’s most riveting Performance Poet to date. Mr. Reese has performed and exhibited at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC, New York Art Expo at the Javitz Center, New York State Museum of Art, the Legendary Vitter End in NYC, World famous Café Lena in Saratoga, New York, the Annual Comesunday Event at The Egg – Rockefeller Plaza in Albany, New York, Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, PA, Hyde Park in England and at the Montreal, Canada Jazz Festival. He has performed with such acts as Winton Marcellus, Roy Ayers and Miles J. Mr. Reese opened for The Last Poets, SWV, King of Calypso Music – Mighty Sparrow, and Pieces of a Dream. His additional accomplishments to date include recognition as one of the top 79 artist in the world for his mural painting at Woodstock in 1994 and also served on the committee to select artists to paint at Woodstock 1999. He was selected as one of the first artist to present, lecture and perform at the first Anguillian Art Festival in Anguilla, Netherland Antilles.
As an author, Mr. Reese wrote two books containing Poetry, Art, Short Stories and Essays. The first book is titled, “Jewelry from The Higher Power, Vol.1 and the second book is titled, “Poems and Other Writings”, published by American Vision Galleries in NYC. This latter book continues to grow in value as a collector’s item and is currently being put into a CD version with music.
Mr. Jeffrey Glenn Reese has just recently completed a new body of Art work that will be shown at the Jeffrey Glenn Reese Art Gallery to be opened by Summer 2009 on Historic Benson Street, Camden, New Jersey.