Gabrielle Reed Head ShotGabrielle Reed is an art librarian and photographer. She has worked at Massachusetts College of Art and Design for the past 18 years. There she teaches artists’ books and photobooks from the MassArt library special collections. 

She was born and raised in Jamestown, RI – Conanicut Island, which is the focus of much of her artistic work. Her current work revolves around the aquaculture of where she lives. The main focus of her research is on the bay scallop, Argopecten irradians. 

She has a BFA in photography from Washington University in St. Louis, MO, and an MS from Simmons College.