June-Anne Reid was born in Toronto, Ontario. Working predominantly in the medium of painting, June-Anne also includes mixed media works. She has completed many workshops and courses in a variety of different mediums which include drawing with Diane Lademer, watercolour, oil, acrylic painting with Kevin Bice and Fred Harrison and Acrylics/Mixed Media with Rheni Tauhid to name a few.
June-Anne has participated in many juried and group exhibitions in Southwestern Ontario. She has received several Juror’s Choice and Honourable Mention awards for her paintings and mixed media pieces.
Her passion for the visual arts has led her activity in the local artist community. She has been vital in the inception and is a founding member of the St. Thomas Artists’ Guild; served as an Executive Officer for the Port Stanley Artists’ Guild from 2009 to 2015 and was instrumental in the creation of the Art Gallery of Lambeth, London, Ontario. Most recently June-Anne has been involved with the formation and was partner of the highly successful Art Emporium Port Stanley from conception in 2012 until the Autumn of 2022. June-Anne has since retired, but still maintains an active role in the Art Emporium both as an Artist and an Associate.
In addition, June-Anne’s works are in numerous private collections throughout the world. In her work, June-Anne often uses contemporary ideas combined with strong traditional technique. June-Anne has also passed on her knowledge on by teaching workshops and classes to local artists. June-Anne lives in St. Thomas, Ontario with her family.