In August, at the ‘Art in the Park’ event in Oakville, one of my booth visitors asked where I had exhibited my work. We determined that she had seen my encaustic mosaics at the December to March 2012 exhibition at McMaster Innovation Park (‘Art in the Workplace, 10th...Read More
The Fine Arts of Society of Milton (FASM) held their annual Fall Studio Tour this past weekend (Sat. Oct. 5 and Sun. Oct 6, 2013). This was my first time taking part in the tour, and I had fun decorating the outside of my house to make it look festive. FASM had provided the...Read More
Visual Arts Mississauga held their annual Art in the Park event on Sunday, Sept. 22nd, 2013 in the lovely Riverwood Park in Mississauga. The day started out sunny and crisp, as the artists set up their tents on the grass outside the Art Centre and in the Historic MacEwan...Read More
I got to enjoy a rare occurrence for the August long weekend – a house completely to myself! Obviously, I have been home during the day by myself, but never overnight – either the kids or my husband were at home too. But now everyone was up at the cottage and I was busy...Read More
I participated in my first outdoor art show in mid-July. The show took place at the lovely Port Credit Marina, just across where I’m taking my stand-up paddleboard (SUP) lessons on the Port Credit River. (Stand-up paddleboarding is a lot of fun, and is actually easier than it...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 art works and hand-crafted jewelry by Alexandra Reid can be seen in person at the Lexi Reid Studio booth in Greater Toronto Area art shows and gallery exhibitions. Art works and jewelry can also be found for sale at her online store: Lexi Reid Studio. Please see here for upcoming shows…