Stephen Reynolds (artist)
|Stephen Sarre Reynolds|
3 February 1974 |
|Spouse(s)||Sarah Reynolds nee Chuldenko|
Stephen Sarre Reynolds (born 3 February 1974), is an Australia born artist, currently residing in Los Angeles. Reynolds is married to Sarah Chuldenko Reynolds,step-granddaughter of former U.S. president Jimmy Carter
From 1998-2004 Reynolds was guitarist and songwriter for Australian punk/rock act The Surrogate. EP releases in 2002 (Gentleman's Hardcore) and 2004 (Quell Dommage) garnered significant airplay on the Australian national broadcaster TripleJ. The second EP was released after signing to Universal Music Publishing in the same year. Reynolds left the group soon after and relocated to the United States after travelling in Europe and Asia.
Reynolds has painted for over ten years, his first solo exhibition was at the Patrizia Autore Gallery in Melbourne in 2001. He has subsequently been in over a dozen group exhibitions in Melbourne, Los Angeles and New York, most recently 'Endurance' at the Abington Art Centre in Philadelphia, PA, 2009. Solo exhibitions include 'Secret and Whisper' (Melbourne, 2004) and, most recently, 'Come In From the River' at New York's La Maison d'Art, (New York, 2010). Reynolds was co-founder of underground New York art collective x+rey, active from 2004-2008. During this time Reynolds began working as a director and photographer. He has directed, photographed and edited over 70 music videos, shorts and commercials. In 2006 he wrote and directed the television advertising campaign for the Democratic Nominee for US Senate (NV). He works as a Director of Photography for Getty Films, and is the founder/director of advertising and production agency AddRey. A new sculpture exhibition, 'Object Permanence' is scheduled for middle 2010 in Los Angeles.