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Ed's work explores perceptions of the past through the reimagining of historic landscapes, buildings and objects. These are represented using painting, drawing, printmaking and site-specific installation. In particular, he is interested in present-day perspectives of and attitudes towards architectural history and built heritage. He draw inspiration from historical-topographical documentation, forms of architectural representation, museum collections, social history, film, theatre, and music.


Between 1999-2002 he studied fine art at the Winchester School of Art. 






English Heritage

York City Art Gallery

The University of York

Grosvenor Museum, Chester 

Newby Hall

Cholmondeley Castle






Behind the Bastion 

9th June - 28th August

Imperial War Museum 14-18 NOW Legacy Fund commission at Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire

(Group exhibition)



INTERLUDE: 30 Years of Artists & Exhibitions 

7th - 26th June

John Martin Gallery, London

(Group exhibition)


Residencies & public commissions

2023 They Can't mess with what's in your head. Commission from Imperial War Museums as part of 14-18 NOW Legacy Fund in partnership with Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln.


2022-23 Papilio installations as part of Selby Stories. Historic England and North Yorkshire Council.

2021 IN PRAISE OF MAKERS. Meeting Point Residency awarded by Arts&Heritage 

2018 ‘Bayeux Rider’, Richmond Castle, English Heritage

Selected solo exhibitions


2019 Facades - John Martin Gallery, London


2017 Sheer Folly - Yorkshire Sculpture Park 

2017 Pastscapes - John Martin Gallery, London

2015 MONUMENT - John Martin Gallery, London

2014 The Architecture of Enlightenment - The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

2014 The Lost House Revisited II - John Martin Gallery, London

2014 The Lost House Revisited - Mascalls Gallery, Paddock Wood, Kent

2012 The Drawing Room - The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

1999-2002 – Winchester School of Art – Fine Art Painting



Selected group exhibitions

2020 Turner: Northern Exposure & Force of Nature - Mercer Gallery, Harrogate


2020 Drawn to Nature: Gilbert White and the Artists- Pallant House Gallery, Chichester 

2020 Views of York & Yorkshire - York City Art Gallery 
2017  Inspiring Landmarks - The Old Truman Brewery, London 

2016 Romanticism in the Welsh Landscape - MOMA, Machynlleth, Wales

2014 Nostalgia & Progress: Illustration after the Second World War - The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds

2014 Designing the Everyday: from Bloomsbury and Ravilious to the present day - The Towner, Eastbourne

2010 Cherry on the Cake III - V&A London







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