Laurie Reid is an American artist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. After initially studying French literature and teaching French language in New York and San Francisco, she completed a MFA at the Californian College of Arts and Craft. "I had always loved words, but at some point I realized that what I really loved about writing was the act of writing," she explained. "The feel of the paper under the hand, the tool in the hand, the smell of materials." Her art, she says, is "more about a desire to communicate than communicating something in particular." Her work was included in a group show at The Drawing Center and at the the Whitney Biennal in 2000, and currently appears in public collections at museums including The National Gallery, Museum of Modern Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art and Whitney Museum of American Art. She is currently represented Stephen Wirtz Gallery in New York.
Laurie Reid is featured in Edition: Come & Play