Reena Devi is a Singaporean arts journalist and critic. She writes for regional and international media such as ArtAsiaPacifc (HK), Cobo Social (HK), Hyperallergic (NY) and Artsy (NY).
She is known for writing critical, fact-finding analysis on the art scene in Singapore and Southeast Asia. She also writes reviews, in-depth profiles, roundups, news reports, breaking stories, features and more about the international and regional art world.
Reena became a senior reporter at TODAY newspaper (SG) in 2016, fronting the shift to a news oriented coverage of the local arts scene. She broke over 15 stories in the span of a year, exploring issues such as cultural leadership, diversity in terms of race, arts funding, censorship and public engagement.
Subsequently, she moved to Yahoo Singapore, where she was a lifestyle reporter, before leaving in 2018 to write independently for overseas media about the art world.
Reena holds a Msc. Renaissance to Enlightenment from the University of Edinburgh and worked at the Singapore Art Museum and National Heritage Board from 2012 to 2016.