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Artist Christopher Reid Juried Into Open 2015 Show

March 18th, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Juried Into Open 2015 Show

January 1st - "Fountain" and "Urban Predator's Eye" were juried into Colors of Humanity Art Gallery's Open 2015 Show

Artist Christopher Reid Juried Into New York Art Collection Competition

March 9th, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Juried Into New York Art Collection Competition

November 28th - 5 paintings by artist Christopher Reid were curated into the New York Art Collection's Still Life Painting 2014-2015 International Online Juried Art Competition. "Truck For Sale" was chosen to appear on the banner for the site.

Artist Christopher Reid Is Juried Exhibition Winner In The Seasons Competition

March 9th, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Is Juried Exhibition Winner In The Seasons Competition

Christopher Reid's pastel painting "Unemployed" was a Juried Exhibition Winner for The Seasons at Linus Galleries

Artist Christopher Reid Wins 1st Place In 21st International Juried Exhibition

March 2nd, 2015

Artist Christopher Reid Wins 1st Place In 21st International Juried Exhibition

American Art Jury's 21st International Exhibition

North Carolina artist, Christopher Reid won top place for his work "Winter Woods." Joseph Swenarton, working in his Florida studio, took 2nd place with his oil, "Waiting for Spring." Art photographer Cynthia Fleury of Minnesota won 3rd place honors with "Lake Superior
Blues."

Christopher Reid says: "Winter Woods is more about mood than about subject matter. I wanted to capture the stillness and silence of the scene, I would like for the viewer to almost hear the quiet of the falling snowflakes."

Inaugural Wrightsville Beach Plein Air Event

February 16th, 2015

Inaugural Wrightsville Beach Plein Air Event

Thirty en plein air artists from around the region descended on Wrightsville Beach Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10-11, to capture scenes around the island for the inaugural Wrightsville Beach Museum of History en plein air art show and wet paint sale.

Early Friday morning, painters including Christopher Reid, Tesh Parakh and Sue Bark set up their easels to begin working.

Reid, who recently returned to the area, was located just east of the Kenan Creek Bridge, looking out onto the marsh in the heart of Harbor Island. Reid said he did not have a plan where he would paint.

“I didn’t plan ahead where I was going to paint because the light changes all the time so I wanted to go with what was good at the moment,” Reid said. “The sun was just coming up. I got that on there before it changed too much.”

While many of his contemporaries would choose to paint with oils, Reid said he enjoyed using pastels and watercolors.

“I am using pastels because...

 

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