L O U  R E A D E


Book Illustration

Short Course

UAL Chelsea


BA (hons) Fine Art

Cardiff School of Art & Design,

University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Wales.

2004 - 2007   

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

Weston College

2003 - 2004  

Exhibitions & Creative Projects


24th November 2013 - 26th January 2014

161st Annual Open Exhibition, The Royal West of England, Academy, Bristol, UK.


San Francisco, Solo exhibition. Philadelphia St. Cabot Circus, Bristol, UK.

The Sketchbook Project, The Art House Co-op. USA Tour & Library, Brooklyn, NY


Exposure, The Lloyd Gill Gallery, Weston-Super-Mare, UK

The 4 x 6 Exchange 2, Art exchange hosted by The Art House, Brooklyn, USA


100:Postcards, Hosted by Jazzcakes. Milkwood Gallery, Cardiff, UK.

100:Postcards, Hosted by Jazzcakes. The Royal Standard Project Space, Liverpool, UK. 

Postcard art exhibition, StudioB, Cardiff, Wales, UK


Contemporary Art for Christmas 2010, The Lloyd Gill Gallery, Weston-Super-Mare, UK.

The Colston Hall, Bristol. Solo show of 15 works as part of the Bristol Cycle Festival

After The End, Elysium Gallery, Swansea, UK.

Accumulate, International Postcard Exhibition, That Gallery, Hong Kong

Bike Art V, Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN, US

A Million Little Pictures, Minna Gallery. Hosted by The Art House, San Francisco, USA.


Contemporary Art for Christmas 2009, The Lloyd Gill Gallery. Weston-Super-Mare, UK

The 10,000 Project, The Art House Gallery, Atlanta, GA, USA.

A Million Little Pictures, The Art House Gallery. Atlanta, GA, USA.

A Postcard is Worth 1000 Words, APW Gallery. New York City, USA

Without a Cause, The Old Library. Cardiff, Wales, UK

The Sketchbook Project 3: Everyone We Know, The Art House Gallery. USA

Energy Source: Satire Vs Seriousness, Round 1, The Lloyd Gill Gallery. Weston-Super-Mare, UK


3rd Year BA (hons) Fine Art, Degree Show. University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Wales, UK.


UWIC 2nd year painting exhibition. Jacob's Market. Cardiff, Wales, UK.


Foundation Diploma Fine Art Show. Weston College.  Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, UK.


Celeste Prize 2012, Shortlisted

Contemporary Art for Christmas 2010 Award, The Lloyd Gill Gallery. Voted by the public.

Weston College Governors' prize for outstanding achievements in the Creative Arts, 2004



Artwork for charity christmas digital album. Scylla Records

Folio Magazine, Listing image

Evolver, Listing image


Folio Magazine


Bike Art, Kiriakos Iosifidis

Aesthetica Magazine Artist Directory.

International Contemporary Artists - Volume III, ICA Publishing.


The Somerset County Magazine: Somerset Life, p.60, “Bikes in New York”


Western Daily Press , p.18, “Bikes in New York”

Sold work held in private collections in UK, USA and Netherlands