Gina Reichert is an artist, architect, and small-scale community developer. Her practice is rooted in developing strategies and self-initiated projects in her immediate Detroit neighborhood, defining opportunity in overlooked spaces and using the resources at hand. She has worked for architecture firms and housing organizations in Cincinnati, New Orleans, New York and Detroit, with M.Arch degrees from Tulane University and Cranbrook Academy of Art.
Reichert practiced collaboratively as Design 99 for from 2007-17. In 2009, she cofounded Power House Productions, a nonprofit organization facilitating the work of contemporary artists through a network of project houses and public spaces in the diverse Detroit neighborhood where she lives and works.
Reichert’s work has been supported by Creative Capital, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Kennedy Center, and Juxtapoz Magazine, and has received extensive philanthropic support including grants from The Kresge Foundation, Erb Family Foundation, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, ArtPlace America, The Knight Foundation, and The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, to name a few.