Ashley Reid Artist

London, England | 3 Sales


Ashley Reid Artist

London, England 3 Sales On Etsy since 2015

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What is my work about?

I've been a creative person from the age of two, and many of the presents I received were relating to the arts and crafts. Throughout my life, I've always been sketching and experimenting with different types of media.

In 2011 I was awarded a Triple Distinction in BTEC Level 3 Art & Design, a two year course at college. In 2014 I graduated from the University of Kent with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art.

The idea that I could turn my work into a business was something I was always hesitant about, whether what I was creating had a market and an audience, and if it was interesting enough. So after a lot of trial and error and brainstorming, I eventually began to see what themes within my practice seemed to work, and which didn't.

I knew that I wanted to reserve my photography for urban, nature and portraiture, and only until recently have I found that I have a strength in rendering still life compositions on canvas. It's often better to not over complicate things, but my observing the work of others, determining what will be a profitable piece and what won't.

So in 2016, my work can be described as everyday objects depicted in a more poignant way, against an ominous background, so all attention is on the subject itself. My style is realistic but with a painterly influence, and warm tones.

- 2014 - Humble Beginnings: Art On Paper - BAR Gallery, London UK
- 2014 - I Am Presents: Fine Art Degree Show - University of Kent, UK
- 2013 - Twenty14: Interim Show - University of Kent, UK

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Last updated on 01 July, 2017

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
All orders to be payable via Paypal.
All items will be shipped well protected via Royal Mail in a double-walled corrugated cardboard box.

For orders outside of the UK, the items will be shipped via Royal Mail Tracked and Signed.

If you are from another country not listed, and are interested in purchasing an item, please send me a message and I'll try to solve the problem for you :)