Henderson Reece was born in St. Michael, Barbados, he is mostly a self-taught artist but had some formal training at The Barbados Community College where he earned a G.C.E certificate in A' level Art. Initially, Hendy, as he is affectionately called began painting with oils and water mediums.
For the past thirty four years he has been working extensively with Batik medium. He is well known among art lovers and his fresh, vibrant and delightful Batik creations. His work can be found in collections in Europe, America and the Caribbean.
To Henderson, his art is his delight in what he sees and feels and he attempts to portray his feelings through his art. His inspiration is drawn from the beautiful Caribbean environment, the landscape and its people, the forms and colours that he sees in nature.