Edward Hansen is a Wyoming native living in the Denver area. He is a realist working mainly in oil with no formal art training. Ed started painting in 2005 after retiring from the DENVER FIRE DEPT and his first works were a series of paintings of firefighters in action. He then went on to paint a mural in the DENVER FIRE DEPT Museum.
Ed has won awards including Reserve Champion at the Glenwood Springs fall art festival. Other awards include Best of Show Art from the Heart Westminster Colorado, Second Place at the National Greeley Art Exhibition Greeley Colorado, Best of show Artfully Adams Adams County Colorado, and Honorable Mention Wyoming Conservation Stamp Competition. He has been juried into many shows including the 2019 National Fine Art Show at the Lincoln Gallery in Loveland CO and The Western Spirit Art Show in Cheyenne WY. Ed is a juried member of the OIL PAINTERS OF AMERICA. He has pieces in several private collections from Florida to Jackson Hole Wyoming, Montana and Alaska.