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Guy Reid, Making Andrew

The sculptor Guy Reid in the process of making a portrait of Andrew in Limewood. Film by Margot Donkervoort.

Reid's reputation was established in the 1990s, with his first Solo Show in the summer of 1999 receiving strong reviews. Other exhibitions followed in London, Manchester, Yorkshire, Birmingham and Liverpool, and internationally in New York, Miami, Toulouse and Paris.

Public commissions include the controversial and much acclaimed nude Madonna and Child at St Matthew's Westminster, a figure of Adam for Mirfield College, Yorkshire, a sculpture of St Editha for Polesworth Abbey, 14 lifesize portraits held permanetly at the Avoncroft Museum Bromsgrove and a portrait of the painter Glynn Boyd Harte for the Art Workers Guild London. In 2006 Reid completed a naked crucifixiton for Saint George's Church Paris. A life sized relief carving of the same subject is currently being considered for installation by a Bendedictine abbey in the UK.
Reid's Madonna and Child has been featured in many publications and is also on the cover of the book, Art and Worship (SPCK, 2002).

Reid has been the subject of a documentary for Japanese Television on Contemporary British Artists and appears in Michael Petry's anthology Hidden Histories published by Artmedia Press 2004. The Museum of Liverpool Life lists Reid's Avoncroft corbels as being of international significance. One of these 14 life-sized portraits is of Reid himself and is featured on the National Gallery Website.The National Gallery

Reid's work can be found in important private collections worldwide.

For a fully comprehensive CV please email the artist from the contact page.

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