Graham Reid grew up in South Africa, and studied architecture at Massachusetts College of Art where completed his undergrad in sculptural glass. After returning to his ancestral roots in Ireland, he designed and built Knockbeg Glass Studios where he taught and blew glass under the name Glóine Eíreann. He now teaches glassblowing at Leitrim Sculpture Centre and has a glassblowing and metal studio in Castleore, Sligo. His glass sculptural work is primarily concerned with expressing and manifesting the universal forces that surround us but are often invisible. He also recieved an MPhil in Music and Media Technology at Trinity College Dublin. His work has been commissioned by private and government bodies, and widely exhibited.