and raised along the shores of Lake Erie, Ed's first recognition
was in high school when he won a competition sponsored by the
Cleveland Plain Dealer. He studied at the Cooper School of Art.
An Air Force enlistment brought Ed to the West. "I roamed mountains
and streams few men had seen, where I could lose myself, and I
knew I would make this my home. I was struck with awareness in
this country God created abundant with wildlife, no human influence
and a huge contrast to the developed areas of my youth."
has been painting for Primitive Archer Magazine covers for close
to 7 years.