Following on my resolution to get more involved with the arts scene in Victoria, I joined the Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria (CACGV). I really like the CACGV (though the acronym is a mouthful) since their website is very informative, as are their e-newsletters. ...Read More
Following up with my New Year’s Resolution of joining art groups in the Victoria area, I joined two different, but closely related organizations: the Saanich Peninsula Arts & Crafts Society (SPAC) and the Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula (CACSP), now being...Read More
Now that my studio was completely renovated, I started working on my New Year’s Resolution – joining fine art groups in Victoria. The first one on my list was the Coast Collective Art Centre which I had learned about while buying art supplies at Opus Art Supplies. I was...Read More
Last autumn, my family did the big forever move across the country to Victoria, British Columbia. We purchased a 30 year old house that had been recently renovated – well, two-thirds of it had been renovated. My husband’s uncle joked that we had bought a ‘million dollar...Read More
The Fine Arts Society of Milton (FASM) was invited by the City of Milton to contribute to a composite mural which was to be hung in the new Mattamy National Cycling Centre. The velodrome is being built on farm land adjacent to the escarpment and the new housing developments by...Read More
Dreams and daily life serve as inspiration for my works.
Artist’s Statement – Alexandra Reid
“I am interested in the process of thought and memory. I work with encaustic paint for its unique abilities to preserve life’s ephemera beneath layers of wax and paint. I use mixed media to assemble images and objects that best fit the theme I am trying to express. Dreams and daily life serve as inspiration for my works.”
Magazine articles and news stories featuring the art of Alexandra Reid – here you can find insights into her artistic process and latest techniques. Art experiments are also discussed step-by-step in her blog. Learn tips & tricks to working with encaustic paint and mixed media.
Original artworks and hand-crafted jewellery by Alexandra Reid can be seen in person at the Lexi Reid Studio booth in Greater Victoria Area art shows and gallery exhibitions. Artworks and jewellery can also be found for sale at her online store: Lexi Reid Studio. Please see here for upcoming shows…