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Artist of the moment……David Reed


David Reed is an American artist renown for his large mixed media works. David Reed was born in San Diego, California in the year 1946. Reed is a painter, installation artist, and also works with video.

David Reed studied in New York City, Maine, before earning a degree from Reed College located in Portland, Oregon.

price range information: Works range from $10,000 to $100,000. Reed works in oils and acrylics.

Here we view a show featuring the work of David Reed with our friend James Kalm:

The artist has won grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and also the Guggenheim Foundation.

Reed is best known for the narrow shape of his works and his use of color.

Reed was named artist in residence at the Minnesota Institute of the Arts. In this clip a great interview with David Reed discussing this opportunity:

Reed has a son who is an internationally acclaimed author named John Reed.

What a wonderful combination of shapes. Though his work is abstract, the swirls in his work give it wonderful sense of life.