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Artist Christopher Reid Wins Best In Show At Sampson Arts Council 2015 Juried Show

April 29th, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Wins Best In Show At Sampson Arts Council 2015 Juried Show

Artist Christopher Reid took top honors with a best in show for his pastel painting "Enter The Dragon". 2 of Reid's paintings were selected for the show, which featured 46 pieces of art by 32 artists representing 7 counties in North Carolina. Artwork will remain on display April 23rd - June 19th at the Victor R. Small House Gallery in Clinton, NC.

Artist Christopher Reid Wins 2nd Place In Plein Air Competition

April 22nd, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Wins 2nd Place In Plein Air Competition

Nationally acclaimed artist Christopher Reid took 2nd place in Fuquay-Varina's En Plein Air Paint-Off 2015 for his pastel painting, "Flowers On Broad". The annual event is hosted by The Fuquay-Varina Revitalization Association and only 27 of the areas top artists are juried into the event. Artists painted within assigned areas on April 17th and 18th. At the close of the competition, a panel of judges selected the winners and an awards ceremony was held. Mayor John Byrne opened the ceremony and announced the winners to applause. Then the art was sold in a public auction to a packed crowd. Reid's painting was sold for the 2nd highest bid in the event.

The top 3 winners will have their work reproduced on large canvases and installed on walls in downtown Fuquay-Varina as part of the Revitalization Association's goal to encourage the arts in downtown Fuquay-Varina.

"This was my first time in Fuquay-Varina and it was an honor to be recognized among such great competitors"...

Artist Christopher Reid Juried Into Sampson Arts Councils 2015 Juried Show

April 22nd, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Juried Into Sampson Arts Councils 2015 Juried Show

Nationally acclaimed artist Christopher Reid has been juried into Sampson Arts Council's 2015 Juried Show with his pastel paintings "Enter The Dragon" and "Needs A Little Work". The exhibit will run from April 23rd - June 19th at 709 College St. Clinton, NC 28328. An opening reception will be held April 23rd from 5:30-7:30pm. Reid will be at the opening to answer questions and describe his painting process. "Only 46 paintings were juried into the show and it is an honor to have been selected" said Reid. Plein air painter Jeremy Sams is this year's judge.

Artist Christopher Reid Juried Into Carolinas Got Art Competition

April 14th, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Juried Into Carolinas Got Art Competition

Award-winning artist Christopher Reid has been juried into Carolina's Got Art! Reid's painting "American Ruins" was selected from among hundreds of entries. Reid's "Masonboro Airshow" was selected for the Salon Show.

Carolinaís Got Art! was founded in 2009 to support artists in North and South Carolina. Beginning in 2009, they had so many great submissions that they have expanded the juried show to include a second, month-long show, the Salon show. CGA is the most prestigious art show in the Carolinas and only a select few of the hundreds of entries are juried in.

Artist Christopher Reid Earns Award In All Paintings International Competition

April 14th, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Earns Award In All Paintings International Competition

Award-winning artist Christopher Reid received an honorable mention for his pastel painting "Crickets Chirping" in Contemporary Art Gallery Online's "All Paintings International" competition.

Artist Christopher Reid Is A Juried Winnner In 21st International Juried Exhibition

April 6th, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Is A Juried Winnner In 21st International Juried Exhibition

Artist Christopher Reid's watercolor painting "The Swimmer" was a juried exhibition winner in Linus Gallery's The Blue Show.

Artist Christopher Reid Juried Into 33rd Annual Spring Art Show

April 4th, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Juried Into 33rd Annual Spring Art Show

Award-winning artist Christopher Reid has been juried into the Wilmington Art Association's 33rd Annual Spring Art Show. His paintings "Marina Reflection" and "Snowy Egrets ICW" will be on display at the The Hannah Block Community Arts Center (120 South Second Street Wilmington, NC 28401) during the North Carolina Azalea Festival.

Artist Christopher Reid Is A Juried Exhibition Winner Yet Again

April 4th, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Is A Juried Exhibition Winner Yet Again

Award-winning artist Christopher Reid was a juried exhibition winner in Linus Gallery's Portraiture competition with his painting "Tools Of The Artist", a self-portrait in watercolor.

Artist Christopher Reid Wins 1st Place In International Figure Competition

March 27th, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Wins 1st Place In International Figure Competition

Artist Christopher Reid won 1st place in the Artist Table "Figure" international art competition for his pastel painting "Agony Of Defeat". His charcoal life drawing "Christinas" also received an honorable mention.

Juror Audrey Hoffer commented on Agony of Defeat that "Life today is so hard for many people but none more so than black men. This manís shoulders are heaving under the weight of Atlas. He has lost so much although we donít know whatÖ.perhaps a ball game or a fight or a wager or even a job. Maybe he was ridiculed or humiliated. Now he must pull himself together and start anew. His endurance should motivate all of us. Iím touched by the emotions in his figure, the casually strewn objects, his desolate position on the bench and the warm colors. Even though his face is partially obscured, the feelings are intense. He captures the image of a contemporary man."

About Christinas, the judge said, "Beautiful drawing and sparkling shadows of light on the...

Artist Christopher Reid Juried Into 20th Annual Juried Exhibition

March 18th, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Juried Into 20th Annual Juried Exhibition

February 25th - April 18th - "Claudio & Lil Billy" was juried into Fine Arts League of Cary's 20th Annual Juried Exhibition at the Page-Walker Arts and History Center (119 Ambassador Loop, Cary, NC 27513)

 

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