Emma Helen Reid is an artist based in Glasgow.

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2019 – 2021: MSc Applied Gender Studies, University of Strathclyde
2016 – 2017: M.Litt Fine Art Practice – Sculpture, Glasgow School of Art (with Distinction). Included Postgraduate Taught Elective courses: Archives & Historical Resources and Fine Art Studio Teaching
2008 – 2012: First Class BA (Hons) Sculpture & Environmental Art with Distinction from the Forum for Critical Inquiry, Glasgow School of Art

Selected Group Exhibitions
Womb of things to be, tomb of things that were, group show, 279 High Street, Glasgow, curated by Ruby Eleftheriotis
Feeling Myself, Bánkitó Fesztivál, Hungary, Curated by BÜRO Imaginaire and Anna Tüdős
Doubling, collaboration with Sogol Mabadi, included in Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen’s show Home Where Home is Not, Glasgow Women’s Library
SKIN SOFT FLESH, group show, Ventolin Art Space, Testing Grounds, Melbourne, Australia, curated by Ursula Cooper
Encounter no. 1, two-person exhibition with Sogol Mabadi, selected for Intermedia, CCA, Glasgow and hosted by The Pipe Factory
A Trace-Body, Graduate Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art
TRIM, RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow, curated by Rudy Kanhye
Traces Below Stairs, group show, Pollok House, Glasgow
Holding, NHS Forth Valley Royal Hospital, FVAB2015
Art Maze, Art Playground, Cheltenham
May Meet In Mutual, group show, Baxter Park, Dundee, (exhibited and co-curated with Katie Reid)
SAY Award Art Commission Exhibition, group show, Intermedia, CCA, Glasgow
RSA New Contemporaries, RSA, Edinburgh, curated by RSA
SSA 116th Annual Open Exhibition, Edinburgh, curated by SSA
Black, group show, RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow, curated by Amy Marletta
GSA in Dunoon, group show, Dunoon Burgh Hall, Dunoon, curated by Sophie Manhire
Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
Picture Window, Argyle Street, Glasgow, curated by Annie Crabtree and Eileen Daily

2017: GSASA Project Funding for research residency and zine printing (collaboration with Saira Edwards and Olivia Jones)
2016 – 2017: Postgraduate Study Grants awarded by: Baird Educational Trust; Labyrinth Trust; and Split Infinitive Trust
2013 – 2014: Glasgow Visual Art and Craft Award Scheme funding to support a self-directed research and development project

2016: ACasa Care, casting workshop and artwork for offices,
2015: Art Playground, public artwork for exhibition
2013: SAY Award Art Commission, 2013

Collaborative Projects
(2018) Encounter no. 1: Sogol Mabadi and Emma Helen Reid, two-person exhibition and collaborative performance I welcome this opportunity to get to know you, stranger.
(2017) Those Readings collaboration with Saira Edwards and Olivia Jones. Collaborative research project exploring strategies for artists when dealing with readings of our work that we find reductive and problematic. Project included research discussion group, collaborative writing, and publication. Supported by GSASA.
(2014 – 2016) MMIM (May Meet In Mutual) collaboration with Katie Reid / maymeetinmutual.com
(2016) Organised and participated in MMIM: Plus-One, a micro-residency hosted by New Glasgow Society and supported by Cass Art. (2014) Curated and exhibited in May Meet In Mutual, a site-responsive group exhibition, with micro-residency and conversation event in Baxter Park, Dundee. With thanks to Maryfield Regeneration Team and the Friends of Baxter Park. Supported by Ideas Tap and Kirsten Scott Memorial Fund.

Workshops / Teaching Experience
2017-20: Visiting Tutor for Department of Sculpture and Environmental Art at Glasgow School of Art, co-ordinating annual student exhibition project in Pollok House
2018: Volunteer Studio Assistant with Project Ability, Glasgow
2017: Postgraduate Taught Elective course Fine Art Studio Teaching, Glasgow School of Art

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