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 is?', and his Christ Resurrected,(see Recent Exhibitions Page), last exhibited in the Chapel Royal at The Tower of London in 2016. Guy also exhibited two works last summer at the Centre de l'art Contemporaine, La Chapelle St. Jacques in S.W. France as part of their collectors exhibition.
Guy was recently elected to the Society of Portrait Sculptors for distinguished work in the field of portrait sculpture. In 2016 he won their prestigious Society Prize for his portrait of the author Dame Jaqueline Wilson.
Published Monday 22nd of October 2018