Ponteland, Newcastle upon Tyne UK
Over the last 35 years Alan has developed his own distinctive painting style that is instantly recognisable.
His specialisms include portraits, landscapes, cityscapes and seascapes in both watercolour and oil paints. Alan's unique, fluid style captures the atmosphere of different settings from the drama of city life to the serenity and beauty of a rural landscape.
Alan has had many successful exhibitions both in the UK and abroad since 1981, including those at the Mall Galleries in London, Malcolm Innes Gallery in Edinburgh, Italy, the USA and the Middle East and has been a regular exhibitor of rowing scenes in the Stewards' Enclosure at the Henley Royal Regatta.
The quality of his work received national recognition with the selection of a number of his cityscapes in the Sunday Times watercolour competition for three successive years.
My North East is a new 200-page coffee-table book featuring stunning landscape pictures and full interviews with more than 60 of the region's famous sons and daughters talking about their favourite places, views and memories of the North East.
It features celebrities from stage and screen, musical heroes and sporting ledgends of all ages including Artist Alan Reed.
All profits from the book will be donated to The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation
Alan's approach to painting is described in a book entitled "Landscapes in Watercolour" by Theodora Philcox, an inspirational book which features the work of 23 leading watercolourists from around the world.
His work is sort after by private collectors, galleries, corporate companies and interior designers both nationally and internationally.
Commissions of any subject considered. www.alanreed.com
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