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Charles Reid

 (born 1937)
Charles Reid is active/lives in Massachusetts, New York.  Charles Reid is known for figure, flower, landscape and portrait watercolor painting, teaching.

Charles Reid

Biography from the Archives of askART

Author of eleven books on watercolor painting, Charles Reid is an artist, teacher, and author, who focuses on clean color and the capturing of light in his painting.

The following information is from his website:
"his paintings are fresh and spontaneous, displaying his profound understanding of light and color and expert drawing ability. The viewer is immediately drawn into his rich compositions. His figures are beautifully rendered, in a simple, direct and natural, gestural manner that reveals his interest in painting the light as much as the person.

Reid was born in Cambridge, New York, and studied art at the University of Vermont and the Art Students League of New York. He has won numerous awards, including the Childe Hassam Purchase Prize at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the National Academy of Design and the American Watercolor Society.

In 1980 he was elected to the National Academy of Design. Public collections of his work include Smith College, Yellowstone Art Center, Brigham Young College, Roche Corporation, and the National Academy of Design. In addition to painting, Reid teaches workshops around the world. He has written eleven books on painting in watercolor and oil."

Workshops include:

October 5-9. 2015
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Watercolor class, mixed subject matter

October 12 to 16, 2015
Logan, Utah
Watercolor, mixed subject matter Class is filled

November 2 to November 6, 2015
San Antonio, Texas
Watercolor, mixed subject matter

November 9 to Nov. 13, 2015
San Antonio, Texas
Watercolor, mixed subject matter

January 4 through January 8, 2016
Silvermine Guild New Canaan, CT.
watercolor figure/still life

February 29 through March 4, 2016
Cultural Center Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Watercolor/ mixed subject matter

March 7 through March 11, 2016
Ringling School of Art Sarasota, Florida
Watercolor Figure

April 11 through April 15, 2016
Huntsville, Al.
Watercolor, mixed subject

May 2 through May 6, 2016
San Diego, CA San Diego Watercolor Society
Watercolor, mixed subject

May 9 through May 13th
San Diego, CA San Diego Watercolor Society
Watercolor/ mixed subject

May 30 through June 3, 2016
Cape Ann, MA
Watercolor/mixed subject

June 10, 11, 12, 2016
Art League of Long Island Dix Hills, NY
Watercolor, mixed subject matter

September 2, through September 14
The Dordogne Region and Provence, France
Watercolor, mostly plein air More details will follow

October 3 through October 7, 2016
Scottsdale Artists School
Watercolor Figure

October 24 through 28th, 2016
New Orleans, LA
Watercolor, mixed subject

October 31 through Nov. 4th
New Orleans, LA
Watercolor/mixed subject

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About  Charles Reid

Born:  1937 - Cambridge, New York
Known for:  figure, flower, landscape and portrait watercolor painting, teaching