After undergoing disciplined and rigorous traditional training for more than15 years as an apprentice of noted art teacher Andrew  Reiss in  Brooklyn, NY ; and intensive full time study at  the Grand Central Academy, and the Art Student’s League,  Eddie launched his career as a serious fine artist and art teacher. He continues the tradition of passing along his knowledge, which can be traced back to artists such as Frank Vincent DuMond and Ted Seth Jacobs, to students of all ages in area of Fairfield County.​​

Eddie’s many honors and accomplishments include private commissions, solo and group shows, numerous aw​ards from the tri-state area, and published artwork in the book: Classical Life Drawing Studio by Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.

Group (GS) and Solo Exhibitions (S)

  • Southbury Portrait Festival Exhibition-Southbury,CT (GS)-2017
  • THE Landscape Show", Greenwich Art Society Gallery, Greenwich,CT (S)-2016
  •  "Artists and Residents" at 22 Haviland Gallery- Norwalk, CT (GS)-2016
  • "Latin Figures", Gateway Community College, New Haven,CT (GS)-2016
  • "Transitions", Stamford Art Association-Stamford (GS), CT-2014
  • Non-Themed Art Show ( Firehouse Art Gallery)- Milford, CT (GS) - 2013
  • "Visions" at the Mayor's Gallery- Stamford (GS) ,CT- 2013
  • 31st Faber Birren National Award Show, SAS- Stamford,CT (GS) -2011
  • GE Hispanic and Latin Heritage Show, GE Headquarters- Fairfield,CT (GS) -2011
  •  60th Annual Side Walk Art Show, Old Greenwich, CT ( GS) -2011
  • Landscape Show, Darien Rowayton Bank- Rowayton,CT (S) - 2011
  • "Translation of Color", Norwalk Musueum- Norwalk, CT (S) -2011
  • Studio Montclair ViewPoints Exhibit- Newark, NJ (GS)- 2011   
  • "Expressions" Rowayton Arts Center- Rowayton,CT  (GS) -2011
  • "Community Sponsored Show" Rowayton Arts Center-Rowayton,CT (GS) -2011
  • "Open by Design" Norwalk Museum -Norwalk,CT (GS) -2010
  • "Moments of Being", Space Womb Gallery- New York, NY (GS) -2010   

Honors and Accomplishments​​

  • Featured in the Voices Weekender, October 8, 2017
  • 3rd Prize Award-Southbury Portrait Festival, CT-2017
  • Jim Himes Congressional Art Competition Judge 2016-2017
  • Featured in the Fairfield Magazine, March/April issue.-2016
  • 1st Prize Award- Still Life Show, Firehouse Gallery, Milford, CT-2014
  •  1st Prize Award- Non Themed Show, Firehouse Gallery, Milford, CT-2013
  • Judge for exhibition: "Faces & Figures" SAS, Stamford, CT-2013
  • "Your Face Squared" Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT- 2012
  • Norwalk Museum Solo Show " Translation of Color", 2011
  • * Featured in The Norwalk Citizen, July 8th 2011
  • * Featured in The Norwalk Hour, July 14th 2011
  • 1st Prize Award- 60th Annual Side Walk Art Show -2011
  •  Best in Show, "Expressions" Rowayton Art Center-2011
  • 1st Pirze Award- Community Sponsored Show Rowayton Art Center-2011
  • 1st Prize Award- International Art Search Contest- 2011
  • Published in the book: Classical Life Drawing Studio, Sterling Publication 2010
  • * Featured in The Stamford Advocate, June 13th  2010
  • * Featured in The Stamford Advocate, September 14th 2010
  •  * Featured in The Stamford Advocate June 8th, 2003     
  • * Featured in Living in Stamford Magazine 2001         
  •  Norwalk Seaport Association Art Contest 1st Prize winner 2003 & 2004
  • * Featured in The Hour newspaper September 10th,2003


  • The Art Student's League of New York, Manhattan- 2007-2010
  • Private study with Andrew Reiss- Brooklyn, NY 2000- 2010
  • Janus Collaborative School- New York, NY  2009
  • Copying Program at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - 2008  
  • Grand Central Academy of Art- New York, NY  2007-2009
  • Private Study with George Sutherland- Stamford, CT 1999
  • Private Study with portrait artist Freda Dreany- Stamford, CT 1998-2000


  • Private art lessons 2001- Present
  • Rowayton Art Center,CT-  2013-Present
  • Greenwich Art Society, CT- 2013- 2016
  • Katonah Art Center, NY- 2015-2016