Shaquita Reed is a Chicago based streetwear and textiles women’s wear fashion designer and Mixed Media artist. Her fashion works typically focuses on repetition, balance, weight layering. Reed is committed to democratizing streetwear fashion by going beyond the norm of graphic tees, and pushing the boundaries of what streetwear is and can be, while being inclusive. Reed, studied fine art at the Chicago High School for the Arts and later attended Columbia College Chicago, where she received her Bachelors of Fine Art in fashion design in 2018. Reed has exhibited in numerous galleries in Chicago, including shows at The Hyde Park Art Center, SpringHill Suites, The Harris Theater, The Chicago
Cultural Center, and Columbia College Chicago. Her work has won awards through both the Scholastic Art and Writing awards and All City Art exhibitions. In 2016, Reed took part in a group exhibition with Sculptures Objects Functional Art and Design, also known as SOFA art exhibition in a show titled, “Four years later.” Reed since, has been a finalist in both Driehaus Design Initiative competition and Autohaus on Eden Fashion show competition.