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
In my last blog posting, I had created colour sampler pages for all of my liquid and soft body paints, and organized them into a scrapbook binder for easy reference. I wanted to do the same thing for my iridescent, metallic and interference paints. Interference paints are...Read More
As part of the usual New Year’s resolutions I make (and remake) each year (e.g. exercise more, eat less, etc.), I decided to go back to my acrylic painting roots. In high school as part of my final year portfolio, I played with acrylic paints and mediums to paint a series of...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…