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Randall Reid

Professor, Studio Art: Drawing / 2D Design
Office: JCM 2124
Office Phone: 245-3788

Professor Randall Reid has obtained both a national and international record. His artworks have been added to private collections in Australia, Canada, England, Indonesia, Mexico, Netherlands, Switzerland and The United States totaling over 68 cities. His work has also been added to 28 public collections including the Austin Museum of Art. Three scholarly monographs, Randall Reid: Layers of Perception  (56 pages), Recontextualized: Ordered Layers (100 pages) and Full Circle: Randall Reid (88 pages) were produced about his artwork and process.  These three artist’s books have won a total of 6 awards from regional, national and international design competitions. Randall Reid is represented by the following galleries: the William Campbell Contemporary Art Gallery, Ft. Worth, TX, Costello/Childs Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ, Davis Gallery, Austin, TX, and Nuart Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.  He has participated in solo shows at: The Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX, Grace Museum, Abilene, TX, Joan Grona Gallery, San Antonio, TX, McNay Museum, San Antonio, TX, Nuart Galery, Santa Fe, NM, Poissant Galery, Houston, TX, D.M. Allison Gallery, Houston, TX, St. Edwards University, Austin, TX and William Campbell Contemporary Art Gallery, Ft. Worth, TX and had a retrospective totaling 93 works at the Katy Contemporary Art Museum in Katy, TX.

 Mr. Reid has given artist talks at the McNay Museum, the Grace Museum, the Galveston Art Center, St. Edwards University, the Katy Contemporary Art Museum, and the Paia Contemporary Gallery, Maui, HI. He has received the Presidential Seminar Award and the Dean’s Seminar Award for Scholarly/Creative Research, he also received a Research Enhancement Grant and was awarded two Developmental Leaves at Texas State University.

One of his works Sky Chief hung for three years at the American Embassy in Kuwait.  Sky Chief was the cover image for the Art in Embassies Exhibition Catalog, which included a review, essay and biography. Additionally, many critical essays and published articles have been written about his work.


Mr. Reid received his B.F.A. from Louisiana Tech University in 1978 and a M.F.A. from Texas Tech University in 1981. After six years as an artist-in-resident he began his teaching career at Texas State University in 1988 where he teaches foundation courses in drawing and design.  He has shown his work in over 350 exhibitions spanning 36 states and 4 countries including Kuwait, Chile and Canada.