ED BISESE

 

4806 Guilford Road

College Park, Maryland 20740

443.994.1721

www.bisese.com

edbisese@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

1995 University of Maryland, College Park, MFA.

 

1979 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

         Blacksburg, VA, Bachelor of Landscape Architecture.

 

TEACHING

Drawing, Color Theory, Life Drawing, Painting, Design

         University of the District of Columbia, 2016 -2018       

         Montgomery College, 2005, 2009, 2014 - 2018

         George Mason University, 1998, 2011 - 2108

         Corcoran School of Art & Design, 2011

         The University of Maryland, 1995, 2006 - 2009

         Hirshhorn Gallery and Sculpture Garden, 2004

         Prince George’s Community College, 1996, 1997

         University of Maryland, Office of the Dean of Humanities, 1999, 2000

         United States Senate Page School, 1980 - 1982

 

Letters of reference and Course evaluations can be provided on request.

 

ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017

This and That, Nutting Gallery, West Liberty University, West Liberty, WV

 

2014

Good Thoughts Better, Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum, Bardo Arts Center,     Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

 

2013 

Ed Bisese: Alive, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC

Better Thoughts, Nutting Gallery, West Liberty University, West Liberty, WV

Hula Girls and Kings of Hawaii, Shimo Art Center, Sacramento, CA

 

2012

SupaMonsta, Greenbelt Art Center, Greenbelt, MD

TellTruth, Art Works Studio School, Mount Rainier, MD

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

Sideshow, Firecat Projects, Las Vegas, NV

 

2016

CUT, Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, VA

Faculty Exhibition, Montgomery College, Takoma Park, MD

 

2015

Crayfish, Nutting Gallery, West Liberty University, West Liberty, WV

Alchemical Vessels, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, DC

 

2013

Sketchbooks, School 33, Baltimore MD

Fear Strikes Back, Art Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Fear Strikes Back, District of Columbia Arts Center, Washington, DC

40 for 40, Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA

 

2012 

Small Paintings From 7 Schools, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

PLAY, Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston VA

 

2011 

BITE Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston VA

 

GRANTS AND COMMISSIONS

 

2016 Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council.

 

2015 Franz and Virginia Bader Fund Grant, Washington, DC.

 

2014 Artist Residency, I-Park Artist Enclave, East Haddam, Connecticut

 

2011 Artist Residency, I-Park Artist Enclave, East Haddam, Connecticut

 

         Numerous private commissions

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

         Board of Directors, Washington Project for the Arts, 1992–1996.

         Volunteer for the Washington Project for the Arts, District of Columbia Arts Center, Library of

                   Congress, and Prince George’s and District of Columbia Public Schools.

 

         Registered Landscape Architect, 1984–present.