Ben Reid is a mixed media artist and printmaker whose interest lies in the fragile relationship that New Zealanders have with the natural environment. Ben brings together a myriad of references that draw attention to the complexity of a relationship with the natural world that has been both exploitative and beneficial to humanity
Ben graduated from Christchurch Polytechnic with a Visual Arts Degree in 2005 and has assisted master printmaker Marian Maguire at PaperGraphica. He exhibits on a regular basis throughout NZ, and his work is held in both public and private collections nationally and internationally. He currently resides in Hanmer Springs with his family.