Ed was born in Ayrshire, an apprenticed carpet weaver after school, and served in the Royal Marines 1965 - 87.
BA (Hons) in Philosophy, reading Aesthetics and Art History, Diploma in European Humanities, all from the Open University (part-time studies over a six year period). Self-taught artist in mixed media. Last exhibition at The Maclaurin Galleries in Ayr for a two week residency. Ed has exhibited in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Portsmouth, Spain, St Petersburg, The Borders, Cumbria etc. He mainly likes abstract, expressionism, ecological landscapes, and dislikes establishment.