BFA Wagner College, Staten Island,NY 1979. Ed took the consortium program with Parson's School of Design, NYC, to earn credits for his degree. Ed was an art educator, and later became a successful retailer of art materials in New Bern, NC. He has won numerous regional and national awards for his fine paintings. His particular love of jazz and football has placed his art in collectons of such noted artists as Charles Mingus, Roger Humphries, Dr. Billy Taylor and David "Fathead" Newman. His portrait of Carolina Panthers owner, Mr. Jerry Richardson, hangs in the team's VIP Suite "87" in Charlotte, NC.
His watercolors reflect both brilliance of color and discipline of line and brush stroke, which gives Ed's art a unique style and verve. His continuing growth of technique comes form his association with numerous artists including famed author/painters Tony Couch, and Joseph Zbukvic. His art is in numerous private and corporate collections, including Weyerheauser, Corp., Bank of America, and East Carolina University School of Music.
ed also offers both private and small group classes in watercolor thorugh his studio, or larger classes thorugh Art & Materials, New Bern, NC. 252-514-2787.
Associations: Twin Rivers Artist Association, Watercolor Society of North Carolina, Southern Watercolor Society, American Watercolor Society.
Studio: 2110 Horseshoe Bend, New Bern, NC 28562
Phone/Fax: (252) 288-6607 Cell: (252) 229-5270