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Edward Bisese

Edward Bisese

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Artist Work

Better Thoughts
2012
acrylic on unstretched canvas
63" x 63" x 0"
Drive
2012
acrylic on unstretched canvas
63" x 63" x 0"
Alone
2013
acrylic on unstretched canvas
63" x 63" x 0"
Abandon Hope
2013
oil on canvas
12" x 12"
A Sad Sandwich
2013
oil on canvas
12" x 12"
Journey
2015
acrylic on unstretched canvas
63" x 63" x 0"

Artist Information

County
Prince George's County
Artistic Category

Visual Arts

MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)
2016

Artist Bio

Ed Bisese is an artist who draws, paints and makes thigns to see what haens next.  He lives in College Park, Maryland where he earned his MFA at UMD.  He teaches drawing, painting, design and color theory at area colleges.  Bisese's welcoming teaching philosophy springs from a desire to share his fundamental love of creativity and its emporement with everyone who has forgotten the freedom of an open mind.  

Bisese has a degree in Landscape Architecture and is a registered professional Landscape Architect.  His practice is mostly residential and includes commercial and institutional design.  His tboughtful and careful design take into consideration weather, vegetation, landforms and structures to create beautiful, healthy, and livable environments.

Bisese exhibits his colorful and humorous work nationally and has shown in the DMV since 1980 as part of both Gallery K and Gallery Neptune.  He has done one person shows in museums and galleries and has happily participated in innumberable group exhibitions.  

Bisese is currently working on a twelve part series of paintings that together describe a hero's journey of imagined animal-man characters in colorful compositions.  The large scale paintings are made in acrylic on unstretched canvas and resemble sideshow banners.