Michael Reid OAM
Michael Reid OAM is one of the leading art dealers in Australia, advising private clients on the formation of their art collections with the aid of decades of experience in the sector. Michael’s cultural commentary, sought across television, print and social media affirm his role as an ambassador for Australian art.
Michael Reid operates galleries in Sydney, Berlin and regional New South Wales. The Sydney & Berlin galleries exhibit extensively at art fairs within Australia and Europe. He held a position with Christie’s in London and Australia for over ten years, culminating with the opening of a major representative office for Christie’s in Brisbane in 1996. Following this, Michael made weekly contributions as Art Market Analyst to the business section of The Australian newspaper and lectured on Art Business at the University of New South Wales (COFA).
Michael is a co- founding director of Art Month Sydney; founder of Ackerstrasse “Open Street”, Berlin; a former director & deputy chair of the Foundation for Sydney Living Museums and he is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales.
On Australia Day 2016, Michael received the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his services to the arts.