Ed Kaplan

 

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Ed Kaplan

Biography

Ed Kaplan was born on Long Island in 1971, and currently resides in Queens, New York. He received his degree in Advertising Art and Design, but considers himself a he self-taught painter. For the past 20 years he has designed and executed fine art paintings and commissions, as well as murals and custom airbrushed automobiles. Shortly after completing a series of portrait paintings, painted on actual television screens, entitled “Televised Insanity”, he began to pursue his current subject matter, the urban landscape.

Solo Exhibitions:

May- June 2016 “Urban Landscapes” Amherst Town Hall, Amherst Massachusetts

April 2016- May 2016 “Urban Landscapes” Elusie Gallery Easthampton, Massachusetts

December-2015- February 2016 “Urban Landscapes” Living Arts Studio Northampton, Massachusetts

October 2014- January-2015- “Urban Landscapes” Odradeks Coffee Shop Queens, New York

April 2013-“Televised Insanity” Freddyʼs Backroom Brooklyn, New York February-April 2013- “Urban Landscapes” LIC Market L.I.C, New York February 2013- “Urban Landscapes” Harlem, New York

Group Exhibitions:

November 2015-January 2016- “Portraits and Identity” Deerfield Arts Bank South Deerfield, Massachusetts

July 2015- “A3’s Juried Show” A3 Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts

May-June 2015- “LandEscapes” Deerfield Arts Bank South Deerfield, Massachusetts

April-May 2015- “Black & White & Read All Over” Deerfield Arts Bank South Deerfield, Massachusetts

February 2012- “Brucennial 2012” New York, New York

December 2011- “Kew Gardens 100 Tile Project” Permanent installation at the Kew Gardens, New York Long Island Railroad Station Queens, New York

November 2011- “Kew Gardens Home” The Center at Maple Grove Queens, New York

January 2011- Prince George Gallery New York, New York February 2010- “Brucennial 2010” New York, New York December 2008- Monster Gallery Brooklyn, New York November 2006-R2 Gallery New York, New York

Commissions:

Wayne Reynolds

Public collections:

Mural- Heat and Frost Insulators Local 12 New York, New York

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