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About Merick Reed:
Merick Reed is a modern minimalist sculptor, photographer and designer living and working in Saint Paul, Minnesota. His work expresses simple, graphic geometry balancing spare aesthetics with playful assertion.
Influenced by graphic and architectural design, his sculptural wall paintings are gestural arrangements; an interplay of dimensional facets and saturated monochromatic panels.
Reed obtained his BFA in 2019 from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. His work has been included in many juried shows including: REAL GOOD ART, CIRCA Gallery, Minneapolis, MN; 45TH Annual Members’ Juried Art Exhibition, Artistry, Bloomington, MN; The Really Really Good Abstract Show, ShockBoxx Project Gallery, Hermosa Beach, CA; Models in Motion, San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center; Southern California Open Regional Exhibitions, Virtual Exhibition; Art Under Covid 19, Contemporary Art Projects USA; Virtual Exhibition, minimalism, ShockBoxx Project Gallery, Hermosa Beach, CA; C4W:2020 Lush Future, Gamut Gallery, Minneapolis, MN; and 64 Arts, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL.
His awards include: International Photo Awards Honorable Mention, 2020; Graphic Design Annual Merit Award, 2017; and Made at MCAD Jurors' Choice Award, 2015.
His wall sculpture work was included in New American Paintings, Issue #155, 2022. His photography was also included in Communication Arts Photography Annual in 2020 and Shots Magazine in 2020.