byrd works in an ongoing capacity as a freelance muralist, producing signage and commercial murals from the domestic to commercial in scale as well as producing compositions of his own in public spaces. byrd’s studio practice surveys a re-claim and reuse agenda, made evident in the ornamental surfacing and resurfacing of walls and other historied grounds (both built and found), with an accumulated library of marks, patterns and icons. He has had 3 solo shows in the last 18 months.
byrd has works held in the collections of The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Museum and Gallery, the ACT Legislative Assembly Art Collection, the ARTBANK collection, Craft ACT and various private collections both locally and abroad. He has produced work for clients such as The National Portrait Gallery, the Hindmarsh group, the Molongolo Group, ActewAGL, ICON Water, Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation, The City of Sydney, Tumut Shire Council, Bega Shire Council, The Department of Territory And Municipal Services, and numerous local businesses & private households.