(1920 - 2004)
Edward J. Bierly was active/lived in New York. Edward Bierly is known for wildlife, designer nature exhibits.
Edward J. Bierly was born in Buffalo New York in 1920. He spent most of his childhood exploring the creeks and woods of the nearby countryside. His intense interest in nature, and natural ability to draw have shaped his life and his ambition to be a wildlife artist. From an early age he knew he wanted to be an artist. He spent all his available time drawing and painting.
After high school, he saved up enough money to enter Pratt Institute in New York. World War II interrupted his plans, and he was drafted into the army. Even while in Europe he associated with other artists who had been drafted. "We ran little sketching classes and things like that, trying to capture the picturesque landscape and architecture of Europe ... Displaying 750 of 5260 characters.