b.1978 Welshpool ~ Wales. Reid studied art and design in Shrewsbury before completing a Fine Art degree in Cardiff in 2004. Since leaving University his work has become more focused on a personal vision and realisation of his own private images. Reid's work hangs in galleries, as well as many private and corporate collections. Drawing on influences as diverse as Velasquez, Andrew Wyeth and Ray Ching, to nature, literature, our hopes and fears, Tristan Reid's work continues to develop and explore new avenues.