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Guy Jocelyn Reid is a British/French artist who was born in Johannesburg in 1963 and grew up in London and Shropshire. After having completed his BA in Politics and History at North London Polytechnic in 1984, Reid began training as a classical carver and restorer, going on to work for the world-renowned Spink Workshop (now Arlington Conservation), where he completed work for institutions as varied as the Metropolitan Museum New York, the Getty Museum California, Harewood House and the Sir John Soane Museum London. Go to web page About Guy to read more on Guy Reid and his sculptures.


    Guy is working on a new series of small scale works. He has just completed a triptych self portrait, three identical sculptures in 22c gold leaf, white and natural wood entitled, I Resist, I Surrender, Accept. Images can be seen in the Image Gallery. Guy is also working on futher 'Little Me' portraits. Initial subjects include artist and friends Benoit and Sylvette Bonnmaison-Fitte. Their portrait won the best foreign exhibit at the summer 2020 Society of Portrait Sculptors annual exhibition in London(see Image Gallery ). Reid has already done several couple portraits one of which you can see above. He has also recently produced a second portrait of the best selling children's author Dame Jackie Wilson which is to be offered to the National Portrait Gallery, London. You can see the portrait in the Image Gallery page.Throughout the summer of 2019 Guy Reid exhibited at the Abbaye de Bonnefont, Nr. Toulouse in S.W. France. Amongst the works shown was his monumental relief, 'The Question i...

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    Published Monday 22nd October 2018


    In 2017 Guy exhibited his self portrait 'Man Walking' at MOCA London. The work will next be shown throughout summer at the Abbaye de Bonnefont, nr. Toulouse in S.W France. ...

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    Published Wednesday 13th February 2019

    Christ Figure Tower of London

    In 2016 Guy exhibited his Christ Resurected in the Chapel Royal at the Tower of London. The sculpture was also exhibited throught the summer of 2019 at the Abbaye de Bonnefont in S.W. France. Guy is looking for a permanent placement for this Christ. If you feel you may be interested please contact the artist via this website. ...

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    Published Wednesday 13th February 2019


    Below is a sculpture portrait of the British T.V. chat show host and comedian Alan Carr, otherwise known as 'Chattyman'. The work is in his own private collection. ...

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    Published Friday 1st January 2016


    Guy is delighted to announce that this portrait of Dame Jaqueline Wilson was judged the best exhibit at the 2015 Society of Portrait Sculptures 52nd Annual Exhibition in Pall Mall, London. ...

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    Published Tuesday 1st September 2015


    Asian art expert and Hong Kong based fine art dealer Anthony Lin writes an introduction to Reid's work. Read Introduction....

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    Published Monday 2nd January 2017