||For more than 20 years, B.F.
Reed’s distinctive watercolors have been displayed in art
galleries along the East coast of the United States, and abroad,
in Japan and South Korea. She is one of the few artists who have
been recognized twice by the prestigious National Watercolor Society
and three times by the Watercolor Society of North Carolina. She
has also been awarded the Regional Artists grant twice from the
Eastern North Carolina Arts Council, which is partly funded by the
North Carolina Arts Council. The power of her work reflects rigorous
years of study at the prestigious Moore College of Art and Temple
University’s Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA. There,
she honed her artistic sense of design and composition.
began her professional career as a medical illustrator; as her
reputation grew, she became a freelance artist and was commissioned
by numerous collectors and private organizations.A B.F. Reed print
was presented to First Lady Hillary Rodham-Clinton during a Presidential
visit to Seoul, Korea.
Some of her original watercolors were also presented to the South
Korean Secretary of Defense, as well as to US and foreign diplomats
and military dignitaries.
B.F. Reed’s watercolors can be found in the US Presidential
Art Collection, Foreign Diplomatic collections in Asia,
corporate Collections, such as that of the Coca Cola Bottling
Company, and that owned by NBA Hall of Famer, Dr. Julius Erving,
and numerous private art collections.