Emma Helen Reid is an artist and project organiser based in Glasgow who recently completed M Litt Fine Art Practice – Sculpture at Glasgow School of Art.
Since graduating from BA(Hons) Sculpture and Environmental Art at the Glasgow School of Art in 2012 Emma has taken part in exhibitions around UK, including RSA New Contemporaries, 2013, NHS Forth Valley Royal Hospital, 2016, and Pollok House, 2017.
Commissions include Scottish Album of the Year Award’s Art Commission, 2013 and Art Playground Cheltenham’s commission, 2015.
Emma also works in collaboration with Katie Reid as MMIM (May Meet In Mutual).
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2016 – 2017: M Litt Fine Art Practice – Sculpture (with Distinction), Glasgow School of Art
2008 – 2012 First Class BA(Hons) Sculpture and Environmental Art, Glasgow School of Art
2017 Graduate Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
2017 TRIM, RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow
2017 Traces Below Stairs, Pollok House, Glasgow
2016 Holding, NHS Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert
2015 Art Maze, Art Playground, Cheltenham
2014 May Meet In Mutual, Baxter Park Centre, Dundee
2014 Please DO touch the artwork, Art Playground, Cheltenham
2013 SAY Art Commission Exhibition, Intermedia, CCA, Glasgow
2013 RSA New Contemporaries Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh
2013 SSA Annual Open Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh
2012 May Meet in Mutual, Baxter Park Centre, Dundee
2012 Black, RGI Kelly Gallery, Glasgow
2012 GSA in Dunoon, Dunoon Burgh Hall, Dunoon
2012 The Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
2012 Dark Rooms, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow
2012 Picture Window, Glasgow, curated by Eileen Daily & Annie Crabtree
2012 Up Close, Arch 24, Glasgow
Projects / Additional Experience:
2014 – ongoing MMIM a collaboration between Emma Helen Reid and Katie Reid organising events/exhibitions to bring together artists to develop and share ideas through research, practice, and dialogue. In July 2016, MMIM: Plus-One was a three day residency with seven women artists. In August 2014, May Meet In Mutual included a site-responsive group exhibition, micro-residency, and conversation event in Baxter Park, Dundee.More information: here
2015 – 2016 Performance Coordinator and Performer for Sogol Mabadi’s off-site performance Hosts and Visitors, 2016. Performer for Sogol Mabadi’s Invitation no. 1 during her CCA Creative Lab, 2015
Awards / Commissions:
2016 Labyrinth Trust awarded funding to support postgraduate study at the Glasgow School of Art.
2016 Baird Educational Trust awarded funding to support postgraduate study at the Glasgow School of Art.
2016 ACasa Care, a support service providing care at home, commissioned work for Linburn House.
2015 Art Playground, a social enterprise encouraging creativity and curiosity in adults and children, commissioned Kaleidoscope Room, an interactive video installation for exhibition.
2013/2014 Glasgow Visual Art and Craft Award Scheme 2013/2014, Glasgow City Council awarded funding to support a self-directed research and development project.
2013 Scottish Album of the Year Award Art Commission, selected to produce artworks to be given to the ten shortlisted music artists nominated for the SAY Award 2013.
Duncan Macmillan, The Scotsman, ‘Arts review: RSA New Contemporaries, Edinburgh‘ 18 Apr 2013
Helen Crane, Guardian website, ‘Portrait of an art graduate, circa 2012‘ and ‘Graduate art in pictures: Glasgow and Goldsmiths‘ 7 Jun 2012
Susan Mansfield, The Scotsman, ‘Visual art review: GSA Degree Show | GSA MFA Degree Show‘, 14 Jun 2012
Marcus Peabody, Glasgow Guardian, ‘Check out the Glasgow School of Art Degree Show‘, 10 Jun 2012