"Ned is a very accomplished and highly respected artist, having been drawing and painting for over 60 years. He is a graduate of the prestigious Art Center School of Design in Los Angeles. He has participated in many of the major invitational show in the country, including the "Artist's of America Show”,” Great American Artist's Show", "Prix de West Show", "Oil Painters of America", "Pastel Society of America", "The Northwest Rendezvous Show" and the annual "Plein Air Painters of America Exhibition. He shows in some of the Finest Galleries in the country, has won numerous awards and is included in many private fine art collections. He is a Signature member of the Oil Painters of America, Plein Air Painters of America, California Art Club, Northwest Pastel Society, Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters, Northwest Rendezvous Group, and the American Society of Marine Artists. Ned has been designated as "Master Artist" status with the Oil Painters of America and has been invited to show in the 2013 Autry Masters Show, considered the top Traditional/Impressionist show in the country. Ned continues to challenge himself to grow artistically and is asked to jury Regional and National Art Shows. He loves to teach and share his many years of knowledge and experience and is in demand to teach classes and workshops Nationally and Internationally"