Gallery Walk August 2nd, 5-8pm
Ed Musante captures the soul of the solitary animal. His primary subject is the bird, which he paints with exquisite detail. They are painted on cigar boxes and cigar box lids that refer to another time and place.
Often Musante’s subjects are floating in an undefined space or on a field of color. Interested in surface and texture, his works offer depth and beautifully painted surfaces. His manner of isolating his subjects, be they animals, birds or people, is reminiscent of Morris Graves’ approach to making the subject an icon.
Ed Musante’s paintings are coveted by many collections including the Detroit Zoo, Microsoft, Washington State Arts Commission and many private collections.