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ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND

EDWARD WILLIAMS

EDWARD WILLIAMS

Artist Work

INNterim House,Pikesville
2011
Latex
32' x 8'
Black water Nat'l Wildlife Refuge
2011
acrylic on canvas
18 x 24
Trompe l'oeil Bike and window mural
2008
Acrylic on a wall
8' x 8'
Catonsville Mural
2012
Latex on block wall
100' x16'
Yard Sale
2012
oil on canvas
20 x 16
Ellicott City Bridge
2010
acrylic on canvas
28 x 30

Artist Information

County
Baltimore County
Artistic Category

Visual Arts

Artist Statement

I embrace the challenge of capturing a landscape or cityscape composition in plein air or in my studio. I enjoy creating fine oil paintings that are exhibited in local galleries and juried shows. I also paint murals both private and community. Many of the community murals become teaching moments for local residents as I like to engage their support.

Artist Bio

Edward M. Williams has had a passion for art ever since he could hold a pencil. Growing up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, he was trained by a local artist for several years. While attending MICA in 1982, he was he was one of eleven artists in the United States chosen to receive a scholarship to the Delaware Water Gap landscape painting program. He received a BFA from The Maryland Institute College of Art in 1984, and has since made Baltimore his home. Edward has 24 years experience as a self employed artist. He is well accomplished in all the specialty faux finishes and murals, especially trompe l’oeil. He has done work in the Presidential Guest House, The Blair House. He has been nationally published and recently awarded “Best of Baltimore” by Baltimore Magazine for decorative artists. He also annually creates inspiring murals for community non-profit organizations Edward enjoys creating fine oil paintings that are exhibited in local juried shows.