About the Artist
Vic Reynolds was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He received his BA and MFA from the University of Idaho and taught at the University of Nevada, the University of Alabama, and Wayne State College in Nebraska. After retiring from Wayne State College, Reynolds continues to work in his studio in Wayne, Nebraska.
Reynolds has participated in numerous art shows and competitions including The Tallahassee National at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, The University of Evansville National Computer Art Exhibition in Evansville, Indiana, and The 48th Annual Juried Competition at the Sioux City Art Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
Reynolds works using a wide variety of art materials in the creation of paintings, drawings, and digital images.
While serving a tour in Vietnam (U.S. Army 116th Combat Engineers), Reynolds was selected to be part of the U.S. Army Combat Art Team Vlll which was assigned by the Army Historian in Washington D.C. to depict and create impressions of the Vietnam War. All of the work created by the combat art team is part of the Smithsonian's Permanent War Art Memorial Collection in Washington D.C. Reynolds' painting "Soldier in Vietnam" was put on the cover of The Washington Post to depict the tragedy of war. Reynolds' painting "Riding Back From Patrol" was published in the book Forgotten Warriors Combat Art in Vietnam published in 1992.
See photographs of members of the Army Combat Art Team Vlll