Edd Baptista Works
Paintings & Drawings
Edd Baptista was ten years old when he came to Canada from the Philippines in 1977.
He graduated with scholarship from The Ontario College of Art (now OCAD University) in 1989. Edd
worked as an advertising art director. He has circled back to painting full-time in 2016 .
Edd lives in Toronto. He can reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
2017 - 2018
My Utter Failure In Painting The Greatest
2018 44 x 46 Mixed media on acrylic panel
Now I See You In Grey
Nate, 30" x 44" acrylic, conte & charcoal on printmaking paper
Sweat, 60" x 44" ( diptych, 2 30" x 44" printmaking paper ), acrylic, conte & charcoal
Paintings and studies of mixed martial arts fighters in combat.
GSP Amidst Three Bloody Bodies, 42"x 68", oil on canvas.
Muhammad & Joe, Coolture Series 2016 50" x 37 1/2", oil on acetate.
An ongoing series of commision-based iconographic figures of popular culture.
The Hailey Drawings
McCainObama, 60" x 44" (2 30" x 44" printmaking paper), acrylic, conte, charcoal, oil pastels & pencil
These drawings are collaborative pieces by Edd and his then seven year-old daughter, Hailey.
Minnie Robot Arms, Tex Ray Series, 23.5" x 23.5", oil on canvas
Extinction, Tex Avery cartoons and nudes were the starting pointsto Tex Ray. Using found objects like negative film printing and x-rays of ailments, these are ideas about the changing media, old and new.