Ben Reid was born in Akaroa in 1974. He studied at Christchurch Polytechnic School of Art and Visual Design, graduating with a degree in Visual Art in 2005. After graduating Reid worked for three years as an assistant printmaker to Marian Maguire at PaperGraphica in Christchurch. Reid held his first solo show, ‘a bird in the hand’, at COCA gallery in Christchurch (2009), and he has contributed works to many group shows, including ‘Surface Tension’ at the Lane Gallery, Auckland (2009), ‘Preview’ at COCA (2008), and ‘Impact 5’ in Tallinn, Estonia (2007).
Ben has exhibited in the following group shows:
'a bird in the hand'