Senghor Reid

Senghor Reid

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Courtesy of M Contemporary
Artist: Senghor Reid
Title: The Last Wave IV, 2016
Acrylic on canvas
48" x 60"

Senghor Reid (b. 1976) explores the interactions between the human body and the environment, creating visual representations of dreams, memories and traces of human contact with nature. Reid earned a BFA from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI); a Masters of Teaching in Art Education from Wayne State University (Detroit, MI) and attended the internationally recognized Marathon Program at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture (NY, NY).

He is currently an Artist-in-Residence at the Cranbrook Schools (Bloomfield Hills, MI) and is a National Board Certified Visual Arts Educator. He has received many awards including the Kresge Foundation’s, Kresge Arts in Detroit Visual Artist Fellowship prize and the prestigious Governor’s Award for Emerging Artist (Michigan). Reid’s work has been exhibited in the U.S. and abroad in galleries and museums including the Museum of Contemporary Art – Detroit in Michigan, Kentler International Drawing Space in New York, St. Catharine Museum in Canada and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York. His work is in private, public and corporate art collections.



M Contemporary Art was founded by Melannie Chard in early 2018. The gallery primarily represents Detroit-based artists across a variety of mediums, from painting and sculpture to photography and mixed-media. M Contemporary Art is proud to offer clients access to many of Detroit’s most promising artistic voices. The gallery is located in Ferndale, just north of Detroit.