Paul Reid was born in Scone, Perth, Scotland in 1975. The Scottish painter works in a figurative style. He graduated with a first class honours from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee in Drawing and Painting. Reid was awarded Carnegie Trust Vacation Scholarship and John Kinross Scholarship-Studied in Madrid and Florence. In 2004, Reid accompanied His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales on trip to Italy, Turkey and Jordan, completing a series of paintings and drawings based on the visit. In 2009, Reid accompanied HRH on a visit to Canada. His recent solo exhibitions include Gods, Heroes and Beasts, at The Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh.