Paintings by James Reid
In October, 2007, the work of James Reid was exhibited in the Chase Room of the Madison Public Library. The exhibition was comprised of portraits, landscapes, still life, and scenes inspired by history and literature.
James Reid, a Madison New Jersey resident, has an impressive list of experiences and credits. He graduated from Madison High School as Valedictorian, and proceeded to study at the Catholic University of America where he graduated Summa cum Laude, was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and received a B.F.A. He attended Queens College at Caumsett, the New York Studio School, and Indiana University where he received an M.F.A. He was also a La Napoule Art Foundation Scholar.
His teaching career currently includes positions as Drawing and Painting instructor and Art History Lecturer at the Art Students' League of New York, and Adjunct Instructor at the Fashion Institute of Technology where he has taught 2-D and 3-D Design, Drawing, and Creative Media. Among other appointments, James has been an instructor at the Art Lab at Staten Island, an instructor of Still-Life Drawing and Painting at the New York Academy of Art and taught Figure Painting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Reid's associations include Viterbo College in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon, Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., and an Assistant Professorship at the Savannah College of Art and Design.
He has given numerous lectures on a variety of topics ranging from Art and ideas in Renaissance Italy, and Art and Metaphysics at Oregon State University in Corvallis, to the more recent A structural Comparison of Tintoretto's "Raising of Lazarus" and Seurat's "Evening, Honfleur" at the New York Studio School.
Reid has had solo exhibitions at the Art Lab Gallery on Staten Island, the Viterbo College Art Gallery in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Mongeon Gallery in Portland Oregon, the Exhibit A Gallery in Savannah, Georgia, and the Stony Brook School in Stony Brook, N.Y.
He has participated in many group exhibitions including the Salander O'Reilly Gallery (an ASL Benefit) in New York, the Frederieke Taylor Gallery Alumni Exhibition in New York City, and the Prince Street Gallery Gala Invitational in N.Y.C.