Sandra Reed

Sandra Reed

Sandra Reed

  • B.F.A., Drake University
  • M.F.A., The George Washington University
First year at SCAD:

"My parents inspired me to teach, and professor Jules Kirschenbaum (painting) and professor Jon Ericson (communications) influenced my values as a professor."


Work is in the permanent collection of the Telfair Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia; and the U.S. Navy Memorial, Washington, D.C.

Awards, recognition and honors

Awards designated by Jeffrey Grove, Ivan Karp, Neal Benezra, Lisa Phillips and Francesco Bonami, including Juror's Award and Museum Purchase Prize; SCAD Presidential Fellowship


SECAC, College Art Association, Jepson Museum

Publications and presentations

  • SECAC, Richmond, Virginia. Presentation: "Companion Portraiture and the Contemporary Family," 2010
  • Speaker, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 2009
  • Actress, "Untitled," with Evan Hewett, by Joseph Rubenstein, 2000
  • Illustrations for and project administration of "The Savannah Sketchbook," Pelican Publishing, 1998

Previous Positions

Taught more than 35 different topics at SCAD, including online, honors and Lacoste courses; studio research focuses on urban plein air landscape painting and companion portraits; exhibited series of work at the DePree Center of Hope College in Holland, Michigan; staged 11 solo shows, including one at the LaGrange Art Museum, Georgia; taught at Georgetown University and the Smithsonian Institution Resident Associate Program

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • PNTG 203 Oil-based Media Exploration
  • PNTG 415 Painting Senior Seminar
  • PNTG 479 Undergraduate Internship
  • PNTG 485 Undergraduate Independent Study
  • PNTG 779T Graduate Teaching Internship