Janice Reid (Canadian, Jamaican, b.1987) is an emerging artist who grew up in Toronto, currently based in Brampton, On. About 3 years ago, Janice delved further into her practice and focused on themes of identity, gender, blackness and community.
Reid’s vibrant, colorful contemporary style has captured her subjects in beauty expressed in love, celebrating the strength and resilience of black people through a womanist lens. Janice’s artistic style has been shaped by a breadth of musicians, photographers, and mixed media artists. Her body of work explores themes like womanism, blackness, and diasporic identities. Through photography, she uses portraiture and fashion as a tool to leverage and amplify the voices of marginalized communities.
Her work has been exhibited at BAND Gallery, NIA Centre for the Arts, Peel, Art, Gallery, Museum, and Archives, BigArtTO and Art Gallery of Mississauga The Gladstone Hotel and selected to participate in CArt(Caribbean Art Fair) in Manchester, Jamaica.