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Leslie Reid

Born in Ottawa, Leslie Reid studied at Queen’s University and continued her studies at art college in England. On her return to Canada she taught Visual Arts at the University of Ottawa, where she is now Professor Emeritus. Early exhibitions include Some Canadian Women Artists, National Gallery of Canada, and the Paris Biennale. She has had solo exhibitions in Canada, England, France, and the USA. A retrospective exhibition was curated by Diana Nemiroff at the Carleton University Art Gallery in 2011. Her paintings were exhibited in Builders: The Canadian Biennial at the National Gallery of Canada in 2012.

Leslie Reid has received numerous grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and the City of Ottawa, as well as awards from the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, where she has been a member since 1978. She has had residencies in France (Paris, Arles), California, Newfoundland and across the Canadian Arctic and High Arctic with the Canadian Forces Artists Program. Mapping a Cold War, an exhibition of paintings, photographs and video resulting from this residency, was recently on view at The Military Museums Founders’ Gallery, Calgary. She has recently received long term funding from the Canada Council for the arts to continue this exploration in the North. She was the recipient of the inaugural Open Studio/RCA Printmaking Fellowship in 2016.

Her work is in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada and in public collections across Canada.
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Resolute I: 1949-08-28; 2013-08-15 by Leslie Reid

© Leslie Reid, 2017, Printed by Emma Nishimura and Anna Gaby-Trotz under the auspices of the RCA (Royal Canadian Academy of Artists)/Open Studio Fellowship 2016.

Price: $1,300.00
Resolute II: 1949-08-28; 2013-08-15 by Leslie Reid

©Leslie Reid, 2017, Printed by Emma Nishimura and Anna Gaby-Trotz under the auspices of the RCA (Royal Canadian Academy of Artists)/Open Studio Fellowship 2016.

Price: $1,300.00