LAUCHIE REID

Born in Canada. Lives and works in Toronto, Canada.

Lauchie Reid is a Toronto ­based painter and illustrator. As a founding member of Canadian art collective Team Macho, Reid developed a multi­faceted and diverse approach to image making that expresses a love for outmoded techniques and aesthetics, a bizarre sense of humour, and a sadly sweet view of childhood, family and personality. Playing the role of documentarian, Reid explores the role of traditional portraiture as a relevant and timeless method of celebrating human achievement while rejecting the notion of reserving these rites to specific social classes. He has exhibited his work as a part of Team Macho in New York, Los Angeles, Berlin, Bordeaux, San Francisco, Amsterdam and most recently at the OPTICA Centre for Contemporary Art in Montreal, Canada (April 2013).

Reid has exhibited as a founding member of Team Macho since 2005 in Friends for Life (June 2005), Team Macho is a Tough Man (May 2006), Fancy Action Now (May 2007), Kitschy, Gay, And Over In a Second (September 2008), Hibernation Sickness (Nov 2010) and AXIS MUNDI at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada (2012). Reid has exhibited his solo work with Narwhal in Stay Gold (December 2008), Life Drawing (March 2009), That Hideous Strength (May 2010), The World Turned Upside Down (Oct 2011) and his most recent solo exhibition Hyacinths and Thistles/strong> (Sept 2014).» Lauchie Reid CV

EXHIBITIONS
SEPT 2014 Hyacinths and Thistles, Solo Exhibition
OCT 2011 The World Turned Upside Down, Solo Exhibition
MAY 2010 That Hideous Strength, Solo Exhibition
MAY 2009 Life Drawing, Group Exhibition

Lauchie Reid Hyacinths & ThistlesInstallation
Lauchie Reid Hyacinths & ThistlesInstallation

SELECTED ARTWORK

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Lauchie Reid Mors Mutum, 2014 Oil on birch panel. 11 x 14 in.

Lauchie Reid
Mors Mutum, 2014
Oil on birch panel. 11 x 14 in.

Lauchie Reid 1.225 kg/m3, 2014 Oil on birch panel. 11 x 15.5 in.

Lauchie Reid
1.225 kg/m3, 2014
Oil on birch panel. 11 x 15.5 in.

Lauchie Reid The Quicksilver Medal of Valor , 2014 Oil on birch panel. 11.25 x 18 in.

Lauchie Reid
The Quicksilver Medal of Valor , 2014
Oil on birch panel. 11.25 x 18 in.

Lauchie Reid Portrait of a King, 2014 Silverpoint on Paper. 6 x 9 in.

Lauchie Reid
Portrait of a King, 2014
Silverpoint on Paper. 6 x 9 in.

Lauchie Reid Portrait of an Eye, 2014 Silverpoint on Paper. 2 x 3 in.

Lauchie Reid
Portrait of an Eye, 2014
Silverpoint on Paper. 2 x 3 in.