I'm one of those few artist that are totally dependent on what nature and God has to teach, I'm the Student My school is the universe, my classroom is nature , my tutor is the creator and I'm all about living the now at my best and my dream is to max my potential before I'm horizontal and beneath the ground.
Shaun Reid was born in the parish of St Ann Jamaica on January 31 1984 and grew up in the neighboring parish of St Mary .
Shaun is a self taught artist who specializes in Landscape paintings but enjoys figurative,still life, flora/fauna
abstracts and portraits as well, Shaun started his artistic journey since he was just about 5 years old thats as far as he can remember his art going. he began drawing from colouring books and comic strips from the newspaper and fairytale books, his fascination further led him to start drawing and painting on the walls of the house and his room. and of course he was often punished by scrubbing off his own mess.
Shaun However started painting officially as an adult in 2004 and in 2006 he won a gold medal in the JCDC's (Jamaica Cultural Developement Commission's) National competition and exhibition, as an amature entrant. He then used that as his cue to continue with a professional art career. Since then Reid's work has been shown in a number galleries across the island, he has also participated in numerous group shows and auctions locally and internationally. Over the years his work has evolved into his own signature style where as his critics and enthusiasts easily identify his work. Reid is esteemed as one of the Nations most promising young artist.
Reid believes that there's no Limit to where his paints and brushes may take
Him and he's up for the Ride!