Bio: Following the path of adventure has been the direction Eddie has tried to travel. He knows that all roads lead to the creativity that is formed by the pot holes or thorns of life. With the hopes and dreams continuing, his biggest dream is to spark an adventure in others. Eddie’s hope is to continue on with life’s challenges and interpret it through his art.
Eddie has been painting and creating all his life, enjoying surrealism, acrylics, watercolors, photography, sculptors, woodworking, or any media needed to create. He received his BS in Biology and studied Art at Trevecca University in Nashville, Tennessee. After graduation, he lived in Winston-Salem North Carolina, Clearwater Florida, Nashville Tennessee, and 14 years in Ft. Lauderdale Florida. During those years, Eddie had the chance to travel around the world, set up art shows, and also worked on enriching his photography skills. In 1999, Eddie moved back to his home town in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he set up 3 different art galleries in the Downtown Arts District. He also had rented space at the Blacklion in Concord Mills Mall in Concord, NC to sell his photography and art. In January of 2016, Eddie was remarried and move to Martinsville, VA. February 2016, Eddie was diagnosed with colon cancer and went through 6 months of chemotherapy with travel to Florida on his off weeks of the chemotherapy. In December of 2016, Eddie moved to Hollywood Florida and he worked at his home studio. In February 2018, Eddie moved to Cudjoe Key, in the Lower Keys of Florida. Enjoying Paradise with a different mindset and wonderful scenery for photography and art, will help engineer more beautiful work out of his Studio.
Eddie is helping "Celebrations of Life" of St Paul, MN as an artist, photographer, and a designer for legacy ideas and book covers. He was the still photographer for the movie “Outer Dark”, an adaptation of the book written by Cormac McCarthy that was filmed in North Carolina. Eddie had partnered with the Carolina Balloon Fest to do their photography for their balloon shows. Eddie was hired to paint on the Presidential 767 Jet of the Republic of Equatoria Guinea, West Africa. Eddie has always tried to find an edge in his art and this also shows in his photography. "Always trying to find the edge is the key in art and in life" are Eddie's constant thought.
Art and photography collections of Eddie’s work are Internationally owned. Some of the Corporations and Countries are:
• Republic of Equatoria Guinea Private Presidential
767 Jet - Equatoria Guinea Republic, West Africa
• Presidency of the Republic Presidential Fleet -
Equatoria Guinea Republic, West Africa
• Celebrations of Life - St Paul, MN
• Hilton Hawaiian Village - Oahu, HI
• Price Waterhouse Coopers – National Office –
• The Toro Company – Minneapolis, MN
• Chamber of Commerce - Statesville, NC
• Carolina Panthers – Charlotte, NC
• Wachovia Bank – Winston-Salem, NC
• Cole Electric - Winston-Salem, NC
• Mayor's Office - Winston-Salem, NC
• Rahn Manufacturing – St. Paul, MN
• R. Mack Harrell, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU -
President of the American College of Endocrinology