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David Reed
Johnstown, OH

About the Artist

David Reed was born and raised in Johnstown, PA and remembers making portraits with poster paints on colored construction paper and pastel and watercolor landscape paintings at a very early age. Visual recreation from life has always been his passion and David pursued formal art study at the Columbus College of Art and Design in fine arts and later at the University of Iowa where he received an MFA in photography. His art reflects his wide range of interests from realistic landscape painting in oils or watercolor to a more abstract collage approach in paint and paper.

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About the Artist

David Reed was born and raised in Johnstown, PA and remembers making portraits with poster paints on colored construction paper and pastel and watercolor landscape paintings at a very early age. Visual recreation from life has always been his passion and David pursued formal art study at the Columbus College of Art and Design in fine arts and later at the University of Iowa where he received an MFA in photography. His art reflects his wide range of interests from realistic landscape painting in oils or watercolor to a more abstract collage approach in paint and paper.

David has taught in the digital design and graphics department at the Columbus State Community College and also in many workshop settings while exhibiting locally in Ohio with the Ohio Watercolor Society and nationally at the Bulter Institute of American Art. His work in included in both private and public collections nationwide.

Artist’s Work

View through three trees
David reed

View Through Three Trees

By David Reed

Golden autumn
David reed

Golden Autumn

By David Reed

Laurel highlands
David reed

Laurel Highlands

By David Reed

Dawes prairie 2
David reed

Dawes Prairie

By David Reed

Dawes prairie
David reed

Dawes Prairie

By David Reed

Walnut creek
David reed

Walnut Creek

By David Reed

Fishing 3
David reed

Fishing

By David Reed

Mid summer shade
David reed

Mid-Summer Shade

By David Reed

Selected Exhibitions

  • Butler Institute of American Art — Mid-Year Show
    Youngstown, OH, 2015
  • Pittsburgh Watercolor Society
    Spinning Plate Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, 2014
  • Ohio Watercolor Society
    Firelands Assoc. of Visual Arts, Oberlin, OH, 2013
  • Butler Institute of American Art — Mid-Year Show
    Youngstown, OH, 2012
  • Hammond-Harkin's Gallery — Alumni Group Exhibition
    Columbus, OH, 2008

Education

  • University of Iowa School of Art and Art History, MFA
    Iowa City, IA,1983 
  • Columbus College of Art and Design, BFA
    Columbus, OH,1979