Mr. Symonds is a Contemporary Realist Painter. He had been painting Seascapes, Wildlife, Urban Scenes and Rural Landscapes for over 45 years up and down the east coast all on location.
As a Painter, he works from his observations in nature while painting on location with his French easel producing scenes that reflect natural sunlight and earthscape compositions. He also creates Montages/Assemblages into Fine Art Landscapes all constructed from Re-cycled materials and Seaglass from Hawaii using resin to fuse on old picture frames and old window frames. His Sculptural reliefs of trout, bass, stripers, and marine life have been sold to outdoorsmen, guides and collector in the fishing world.
Between 1977 and 1979 he attended Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, MA and received an Associate in Science degree in Painting before moving on to complete his BFA in Fine Arts at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston in 1982, major Painting. He has studied under several painters which include George Nick of (Concord, MA), Jeremy Foss of (Maine), Jean Cauthen of (Gardner, MA) and William Gruters of (Gardner, MA). Mr. Symonds has shown at many galleries and museums across the country.
He accepts commissions and places a guarantee on all his works that he produces.
See Ed and his creations at the Maryland fly Fishing Show!