Graduating from the Vesper George School of Art in Boston, majoring in commercial art, he worked as staff artist at John Hancock home office in Boston. Ed also worked in advertising agencies in Hartford and West Hartford for a total of twenty-two years. Vice president and Art Director in both agencies, art school afforded him a solid academic and Fine Arts foundation. It was a smooth transition from drawing board and board rooms to the easel. Painting has become his second full-time career.
His work is in homes and corporations, art shows and galleries, throughout New England.