b. 1972 Troy, OH Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
REAS’ software, prints, and installations have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions internationally. His work ranges from small works on paper to urban-scale installations, and he balances solo work in the studio with collaborations with architects and musicians. REAS is a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. With Ben Fry, REAS initiated Processing in 2001; Processing is an open-source programming language and environment for the visual arts.