Ed Little

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Ed Little

United States

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Edward Little is a professional artist and expert oil painter, an Associate Living Master Artists' Renewal Center, a member of the Portrait Society, and Oil Painters of America.

He obtained his undergraduate degree in Editorial and Information Design in 1983, graduating summa cum laude from the prestigious Ravensbourne College of Art in London. He obtained his MFA in 2011 from the Academy of Art, San Francisco.

His career of over thirty eight years has been packed with experiences ranging from designing Annual Reports for Fortune 100 Companies to painting ice cream products for Eddie Murphy. He has been commissioned by major corporations such as American Express, American Home Products, BAT Industries, IBM, Mars, Nabisco, Olin, Pepsi, Pfizer, Schick, Scholastic and UPS, has worked for some of Americas largest ad agencies, his work appeared frequently in the Reader’s Digest Magazine, in magazines such as Omni, Golf Digest, Snow Country, he has painted covers for books published by Dell, Harper Collins and Macmillan. Edward has completed many private and institutional portrait commissions, winning awards for his portraiture; he has created interior mural works for private individuals throughout America and in Europe and worked with charities such as United Way.

In 2011 Edward began to focus on creating art for sale in galleries and online whilst simultaneously accepting specialized private commissions. His work can be found in galleries in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Virginia and Wyoming. It also exists in numerous public and private collections throughout the USA, Canada and Europe.

In addition to his painting Edward is recognized for his enthusiastic, passionate teaching – he instructs from his studio in Litchfield County, CT, lessons in drawing, oil and pastel painting and has taught Art History, Drawing and Figure Drawing as an adjunct at University and College for nineteen years

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