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Shelley Reed  Boston, MA

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About Shelley

A painter who uses art history as a jumping off point for her work, Shelley Reed is represented by the Sears-Peyton Gallery in NY.

Shelley received a 2006 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, the 2005 Maud Morgan Award from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and a 2005 Berkshire Taconic Artist’s Resource Trust Grant.

Her work can be found in public and private collections including: Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Wellington Management Company, Fidelity Investment Corporation, Hallmark Collection, Lila Acheson Wallace Collection, Bank of Boston, Rose Art Museum, Danforth Museum, and the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park.

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"How much are her paintings worth,"

"Truly amazing work! What a fantastic talent!"

"MY REVIEWpic a; banquet for the various ruling immortal class of principalities and powers on the spiritual high places.pic b; different forces and mights defending,serving and challenging to keep firm, an individual's system of government."

"This reminds me of allegorical 17th century painting but with a modern twist...very interesting"

"amazing work"

"impressive work"

"Remarkable imagery, sprung from what must be a whirl of historical and classic influences, and executed with imagination and precision. These must be quite breathtaking in person!"


"What a terrific body of work! I'm proud to own one of your pieces."

"In 'Poetics', Aristotle said, "...a random distribution of the most attractive colors would never yield as much pleasure as a definite image without color." I've always taken exception to that statement, but your work is certainly a mark in his favor."

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