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Artist Sterling Edwards


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Biography


                                                                                                                                                                         
 
       Sterling Edwards is a contemporary watermedia master, instructor, author, and art juror who is originally from Kansas City, Missouri. He has been a resident of North Carolina since 1973. Following a twenty year career as a law enforcement officer and a firefighter, he made a commitment in 1993 to pursue his passion for art and begin a second career as a visual artist. Sterling has been studying art since the age of twelve, and although self taught, has developed a unique and expressive style of painting that has gained international recognition and the respect of his peers, students, and art collectors. Most of Sterling’s paintings are interpretive statements that personify his intuitive and creative sense of design and color, ranging from abstract expressionism to traditional. He is a sought after international workshop instructor and is often selected to jury national and international art competitions. He is also the designer of a signature line of multi-media paint brushes and a watercolor palette marketed internationally through his website store, painting workshops, and retail art supply stores.
 
Sterling has been featured in "Watercolor Magic Magazine's" “Ones to Watch”, "Watercolor Artist Magazine", and "The New Palette Magazine". In 2007, he was awarded a signature membership in the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour (CSPWC), an international transparent watercolor society based in Toronto, Canada. In 2010, Sterling was awarded a signature membership in the esteemed Transparent Watercolor Society of America (TWSA). He is the author of the best selling North Light book, “Creating Luminous Watercolor Landscapes, a Four Step Process”, and is a featured artist in numerous other books by various national and international publishers including; "Best of America Watermedia", by Kennedy Publishing and "Masters of Watercolor", by Russian artist and author, Konstantin Sterkhov in 2015.
 
In 2013, Sterling was honored to have been invited into the [...]

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