Born in 1979 to a Finnish mother and a Hungarian father, Reka began painting before she could walk or talk. This led her to New York to study painting at SVA at the age of 17. Her love for photography began as she began modeling after graduating and traveling abroad to Asia and Europe. Reka moved back to NYC in 2004 and decided to pursue her true passion as a photographer. She works and plays in New York City, creating artistic portraits, and erotic photography. Her work has been exhibited in numerous galleries in the US and Europe. In 2010, she won first place at the prestigious International Photography Awards (IPA,) Professional Beauty Category. Her 225 page Monograph titled “Femme Fatale: Female Erotic Photography” is published in six languages and sold Worldwide.
1st place Winner of International Photography Awards (IPA) 2010, Beauty Pro Category
“Geisha Ink” Solo Show, April 2015, KEE Club, Hong Kong.
“Nude York” Solo Show , April 2015, Coldsteam Fine Art, Toronto, Canada.
“The Classical Elements”, March 2015, Kinfolk Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
“Mad For Plaid”, March 2015, Marquis Gallery at the National Arts Club, New York, NY.
“Dirty”, Feb 2015, Museum of Sex, New York, NY.
“Blacklight” Solo Show, Nov 2014, Qlick Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland.
“Melt”, Sept 2014, Verboten, Brooklyn, NY.
“Reborn”, Solo Show, Aug 2014, Verboten, Brooklyn, NY.
“Fire and Dust”, Oct 2013, CVZ Contemporary, New York, NY.
“Art Meets Fashion”, Sept 2103, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY.
“Wanderlust”, May 2013, 72 Wooster Street, New York, NY.
Art at the Warehouse, Feb 2013 , Rotterdam, Holland.
“Insomnia”, Aug 2012, 154 Smart Clothes Gallery, New York, NY
“Sex Cells”, June 2012, Emmanuel Fremin Gallery, New York, NY.
“Madamorfozes”, March 2012, Vilnius, Lithuania.
“Beautiful Burn”, Jan 2012, Fotocare, New York, NY.
“Global Artists at Home and Abroad”, Jan 2012, Broadway Gallery, New York, NY.
“Madamorfozes”, Jan 2011, Vilnius, Lithuania.
“Erotic City”, Dec 2010, The Celebrity Vault, Los Angeles, CA.
“Silhouette”, Sept 2010, Greenspace, Brooklyn, NY.
August 2010, Galerie Daniel Tanner, Zurich, Switzerland.
April 2010, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
June 2009, Red Elf Gallery, Wurtsboro, NY.
May 2009, NYAXE Gallery, Palo Alto, CA.
"Political Monogamy", Solo Show, October 2008, at Marquee, New York, NY.
"Political Monogamy", June 2008 at Mansion, New York, NY.
"Feministique", April 2007 at Mansion, New York, NY.
"The Late Night Sessions" September 2007 at Chelsea Market, New York, NYC.
"The Late Night Sessions", January 2007 at The Gallery at Crobar, New York, NY.
Qlick Gallery, Amstedam, Netherlands (http://www.qlickeditions.com)
Gallery of Wonderful, London, UK (www.galleryofwonderful.com).
21 Galleries, Nurnberg, Germany (www.21galleries.de)
Nyari, Reka. “Femme Fatale: Female Erotic Photography”. © 2010 Tectum Publishers NV.
Nude Photography. Endeavour London Ltd, 2010. ISBN: 8492731001
Haje Jan Kamps. “Shooting Yourself”. The Ilex Press Limited, 2013. ISBN:
Palette 04: “Neon, New Fluorescent Graphics”. Viction: Workshop Ltd, 2013. ISBN:
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