Approved: 24.09.2012

Will Reid

Artist

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Approved: 24.09.2012

My practice is concerned with portraiture through the act of painting and drawing.  The portraits are of imaginary characters that aim to contain a psychological element that connects with the viewer.  They are produced through a kind of introspective conversation with the materials and myself, searching within the medium for the image that best reflects the emotional quality within myself at that time.

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  • Location: London
  • Categories: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture
 

Biography

My practice is concerned with portraiture through the act of painting and drawing.  The portraits are of imaginary characters that aim to contain a psychological element that connects with the viewer.  They are produced through a kind of introspective conversation with the materials and myself, searching within the medium for the image that best reflects the emotional quality within myself at that time.

 

CV & Education

Education

2013 - 2014            MA Fine Art - Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London

2009 - 2012            BA (Hons) Fine Art - Norwich University College of the Arts

Exhibitions 

2014       

Office Party, 5th Floor - Anchorage House, London, UK

The Zeitgeist Open 2014, Bond House Gallery, ASC Studios, London, UK

Elefest Open Studio, Hotel Elephant, London, UK        

Autumn Show at The Lewis PR Orbital Gallery, The Lewis PR Orbital  Gallery, London, UK

Place and Landscape - East Contemporary Art: A Collection of 21st Century Practice, Waterfront Gallery, UCS, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK

Chelsea Postgraduate Summer Show 2014, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK

Chelsea Salon at Cons Project, Cons Project London Copeland Gallery, London, UK

Have fun… but seriously, MA Fine Art Interim Show, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK

MA Fine Art Group Show Camden, London, UK

2013

MA Fine Art Intro Show, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK

Paintings in Flux, The Digby Gallery, Colchester, Essex, UK

2012

Norwich BA Degree Show 2012, Norwich University College of the Arts, Norwich, Norfolk, UK

I have a dream… , The Bishop’s Art Prize 2012, Norwich Cathedral Hostry, Norwich, Norfolk, UK

2011       

Young Norwich Contemporaries, St Margaret’s Church Gallery, Norwich, Norfolk, UK

Babel, Stew Gallery, Norwich, Norfolk, UK

Collections

East Contemporary Art: A collection of 21st Century Practice, Waterfront Gallery, UCS, Ipswich, Suffolk, UK

Awards

2012

Short-listed for The Bishops’s Art Prize

Publications

Paz - Effluent, Issue 1, Summer 2014