He trained in art and design at Newcastle College and spent the early part of his career doing artist impressions of new building projects for architects.
Over the last 35 years he has developed his own distinctive painting style that is instantly recognisable. His landscapes and cityscapes for sale on this site are painted in his unique, fluid style captures the atmosphere of different settings from the drama of city life to the serenity and beauty of a rural landscape.
Alan has had many successful exhibitions both in the UK and abroad since 1981, including those at the Mall Galleries in London, Malcolm Innes Gallery in Edinburgh, Italy, USA and the Middle East and has been a regular exhibitor of rowing scenes in the Stewards’ Enclosure at the Henley Royal Regatta.
The quality of Alan's work received national recognition with the selection of a number of his cityscapes in the Sunday Times watercolour competition for three successive years. View his art paintings for sale here.
Alan has 30 years experience in teaching Art & Design. He is regularly asked to do watercolour demonstrations for Art Clubs and he takes his own Art Classes and Painting Holidays. He also does private lessons in painting and drawing. You can commission a portrait, with portrait paintings from life a speciality.
Alan Reed will be on Stand B18 at HIVE