Edmond Praybe is a Baltimore area based painter and draftsman with a home and studio in Arnold, MD. His current work is a group of paintings and drawings dealing with the themes of still-life, figures in interiors and landscape. The paintings address traditional motifs in painting, but in new and interesting ways. Edmond has been teaching painting at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland since the Fall of 2015. Prior to teaching and upon completion of graduate school he traveled to Europe on the competitive Hohenberg Award. Edmond utilized the award to study paintings from the Italian Renaissance to the modern masters throughout Italy, Amsterdam, and London. His works have been included in solo, small group and national juried exhibitions throughout the U.S., extensively in New York and the Baltimore metro area. His work has been included in exhibitions at Prince Street Gallery, Bowery Gallery, Manifest Gallery, as well as the art Galleries of the University of S. Mississippi and the University of Maryland, College Park among others. Mr. Praybe has received a grant from the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation. He has also received several exhibition awards from the Maryland Federation of Art as well as The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD and Plein Air Easton, in Easton, MD. Mr. Praybe is currently represented by First Street Gallery in New York, the Bridge Gallery in Shepherdstown, West Virginia and Y Art Gallery in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his MFA from the New York Studio School’s painting program in 2012. The program consisted of an intensive studio element and in-depth critiquing with faculty and visiting artists with a presence in the New York art scene. Edmond received his BFA, in painting, from Maryland Institute, College of Art in 2004. He has studied under many accomplished artists including Graham Nickson, Stanley Lewis, Mark Karnes and Sangram Majumdar.