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Paintings And Murals Frame Life Of Catonsville Resident

Catonsville, MD - February 10th, 2014

By Lauren Loricchio,,0,4531841.story Edward Williams always knew he was going to become an artist. "As a friend of mine told me, I was born an artist the way some people are born with a beauty mark. It's just a given," said Williams, sitting on a sofa in his living room, surrounded by his colorful paintings that line the walls of his home in the Paradise neighborhood of Catonsville. "As a little kid, I always drew," he said. "When I was in middle school, I took private art lessons from an artist in my neighborhood on Saturday mornings, and that's when I really started learning to draw from the figure." The 52-year-old artist, a native of Bucks County in Pennsylvania, moved to Maryland more than 30 years ago to attend the Maryland Institu...

Edward Williams, Catonsville Artist Video

Catonsville, MD - February 10th, 2014

Catonsville-based artist Edward Williams paints a large commissioned piece at his home studio and talks about his work and process. (Jon Sham/Baltimore Sun video)

New Dundalk Mural

Catonsville, MD - January 11th, 2013

Muralist Edward Williams has completed the Dundalk Community mural.

Home Murals

Catonsville, MD - January 11th, 2013

Muralist Edward Williams' artwork is discussed in the Washington Examiner House and Home section.

Ellicott City Paint It

Catonsville, MD - December 14th, 2010

The French expression en plein air means "in the open air." For painters, it means setting up shop outside and committing scenes and landscapes to canvas. Ellicott City "Paint It" is a celebration of plein air painting techniques. Sponsored by the Howard County Center for the Arts, it gives local artists a chance to come together to paint scenes from historic Ellicott City and compete for a juried grand prize. During the last weekend in August, local artists in set up along Main Street and painted late summer scenes. Their work was later shown at the Howard County Center for the Arts for an exhibition and an awards ceremony.

Ellicott City Paint Out

Catonsville, MD - August 27th, 2010

During the weekend of August 27-30,artists will take to the streets of Historic Ellicott City to participate in the plein air paint-out, Paint It! Ellicott City. En plein air, meaning “in the open air,” is the technique of painting outdoors, directly from life, without the aid of photography. Often, groups of plein air artists will gather within stated boundaries of a scenic area for what is called a “paint-out.” The Howard County Center for the Arts, Howard County Tourism, and Howard County Public Schools are presenting a paint-out weekend culminating in an exhibit at the Howard County Center for the Arts. Thirty plein air artists were juried into the six-week exhibit at the Center. The event begins with a welcome reception at The Wine Bin on Friday, August 27 from 6-8pm. Registered artists from the community and selected high school art students will join in the fun by participating i...