A r t i s t S t a t e m e n t
My work is whimsical, colorful, somewhat humorous and childlike, yet with attention focused on design and composition. I see the beauty in the unconventional, and render it in its purity. Chickens racing, stylized shoes, the abstraction that comes from juxtaposed forms, all is kinetic and everlasting; I am interested in revealing depth in the seemingly ordinary. I am able to grasp a nebulous idea, and influenced by my training in architecture, apply thoughts and observations to concrete forms.
There is a certain pleasure in being able to break the day's usual chain of concerns, if even for a mmoment. The centuries have spoken to us of higher worlds in the form of silent music. I open myself to the observation of these worlds and manifest them through the delight of form and substance.
Somewhere between the world of art and
architecture, Ed Porzio resides. Original
and innovative, his works surprise the eye,
catching it off guard with tweaks and quirks, imperfections
that make each piece real and imbibe it with that indescribable life
that marks art. Ed found his joy in art whilst still in the first grade, yet
put it aside for much of his life. In adulthood, he slowly rediscovered that boy in the first grade. Ed has claim to a natural talent, an ability to
instinctively know where lines should flow, where the canvas calls to be blank, where order must meet the wildness of expression. Originally
trained in architecture, Ed now brings this approach to more fluid subjects. He works in a range of mediums and styles, constantly exploring the unexpected.
Structure tames chaos and sets it free in Ed's pieces, charming the eye
with their often humorous and playful undertones, and eliciting a smile
in the heart of the viewer.
Firehouse Center for the Arts, Newburyport MA.
Zullo Gallery, Medfield MA. (22nd Annual Juried Exhibition)
Galatea Gallery, Boston MA ( New England Collective 7)
Merrimack Repertory Theater-Lowell MA
UnchARTed Gallery, Lowell MA
Agora Gallery NY. NY
Vanderbilt Gallery, Nantucket MA
Illuminations- an Art exhibit at the Mass General
Hospital, Yawkey Center, Boston MA
Summer Fest, Marina Bay, Quincy MA
The Brush Gallery, Lowell MA
ArtFest, Quincy MA
The Winchester Library, Winchester MA
The Mud House Coffee Shop, Boston MA
The Offices of Forge Worldwide, Boston MA
Savin Gallery, Boston MA
Massasoit College, Art Festival, Canton MA
Window Arts Malden - Malden MA
Luva Spa & Gallery, Malden MA
Il Capriccio Restaurant- Waltham MA
Discover Quincy Pop-Up Art Gallery, Quincy MA
Art League of Lowell Gallery- Lowell MA.
Western Ave. Art Studios Open House-Lowell MA
Mandarin Asian Bistro- Lowell, MA
Frobies Cafe, Dracut MA
UnARTed Gallery-Lowell, MA
Loading Dock Gallery- Lowell MA