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EDWIN
EVERGREEN
LAKE
WEDDING
CEREMONY
JULY 2012
PHOTO
MARCIA WARD

                     
                      ED WARD  MERCURY CAFE  JULY 2012  PHOTO  ROOSTER  MAGAZINE

Ed's short stories, plays, essays, and his novel, Lucy & Eddie can be found on his blogs

http://edwinforrestward.blogspot.com/

Ed has been active in the world of Poetry and Small Press since 1977. Larry Lake of the Bowery Press published Ed's first book, citysight, a collection of poems with drawings by Michael Bergt in 1981. Since then Ed has published six books: ladywho (1981 poetry); soloists (1984 poetry); MOVIEOS (1989 fiction); Lucy & Eddie (1999 novel); TIME IS A PLACE (2001 Fiction & Poetry); and MONOLOGUES (2004 Dramatic Monologues). Additionally, Ed has published over 50 STORIES FOR THE STAGE, all of which can be found on Ed's blog
 http://edwinforrestward.blogspot.com/

Here are some links to movies, magazine articles, and interviews with Ed:

A YOU TUBE movie of Ed (storytelling) & Dean Roquentin (guitar & singing) presenting Ed's story, ALL SHOOK UP, the story of performance artist, JW McCullough at the 217 annual NEAL CASSADY BIRTHDAY BASH in Denver at THE MERCURY CAFE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sF3T7gdZnA&feature=youtu.be
A YOU TUBE movie highlighting a collection of Ed's paintings with a music by Jason Eklund
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCJCLzaF53w&feature=youtu.be
A YOU TUBE movie featuring Ed presenting his story "RONNIE  RITA  &  ME" - a film by Marcia Ward
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3qf5SzV66U
A YOU TUBE movie of Ed presenting "NO GOING BACK" at the annual Neal Cassady BIRTHDAY BASH at The Mercury Cafe in Denver
http://303magazine.com/2015/02/friday-experience-neal-cassady-beatnik-bash/
A YOUTUBE movie of Ed discussing the origins of his monthly show at The Mercury Cafe (now in its 8th year!) STORIES STORIES BRING YOUR STORIES
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2JnlhRN8p8
A NARRATORS podcast of Ed presenting his story "IN MY MOTHER'S BED" live on stage at THE NARRATORS in Denver
http://thenarrators.org/wp-content/uploads/040-Narrators-April2014_GirlsGirlsGirls1.mp3
A WESTWORD article about Ed's monthly show STORIES STORIES BRING YOUR STORIES
http://www.westword.com/calendar/talk-talk-5111080
 A WESTWORD review of Ed's One Man play TESTOSTERONE MONOLOGUES
 http://www.westword.com/arts/man-oh-man-5083450
A WESTWORD article about Denver's ongoing annual NEW YEAS EVE EROTIC POETRY FESTIVAL that Ed founded over twenty years ago
http://www.westword.com/calendar/blue-horizon-5059425
A WESTWORD article about a Show Ed produced A BOHEMIAN EXTRAVAGANZA
http://www.westword.com/calendar/the-subterraneans-5104050
A WESTWORD article about Ed receiving the LULU for service to the Denver literary community from The SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF POETICS
http://www.westword.com/calendar/word-is-out-5064085
A 303 MAGAZINE article about an exhibition of Ed's & Marcia's artwork
http://303magazine.com/2013/01/the-friday-experience-paradise-earth-new-works-by-marcia-ward-and-edwin-forrest-ward/
A 303 MAGAZINE article about Ed as STORYTELLER
http://303magazine.com/2013/08/friday-experience-poet-storyteller-ed-ward/#.Uhdkzg1vKJs.email
A WESTWORD article about Ed's service to the youth of Denver as the head of the CYRA, the Catholic Youth Recreation Association
http://www.westword.com/news/thanks-a-lot-pal-5057147
A YOUTUBE Audio of Ed presenting A POET PRIEST at the 2016 ANNUAL NEAL CASSADY BIRTHDAY BASH at The Mercury Cafe in Denver
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pEM8aELmhA&t=807s

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Here is a link to Ed's novel LUCY & EDDIE
http://edwinforrestward.blogspot.com/2011/02/lucy-eddie-novel.html


Ed has received the following literary awards: The James Ryan Morris Memorial Foundation's Colorado Art Award, the Tombstone for Poetry in 1979; Westword's 1998 Denver's Best Poetry Reading Award; and The Society for the Advancement of Poetic's LuLu Award in 2000 for service to the literary community.

Ed has also worked on numerous small press publications. He was the editor of both Passion Press magazine (1981-1988) and POINT magazine (1991-1992).

Under the name PASSION PRESS Ed has published the following titles by other authors, most of which are currently available by contacting the Image Maker.
James Ryan Morris Answers for Diana (February 2000)
Kate Makkai Pink (October 2000)
Tony Scibella The Kid in America (October 2000)
Marilyn Megenity Revolutionary Stew (March 2001)
Tony Scibella I'm Afraid There Will Be No Parade For Us (June 2002)
Kate Makkai You Know  (June 2002)
David Rebmnan IA (June 2002)
Leanor Inez Ortega It Must Look Pretty Appealing (March 2003)



Ed has been working with watercolor inks since 2001. Ed considers himself a folk artist. He is self taught. He works on archival watercolor paper . His images vay in size but most are 12 x16 and over-matted to 16x20. In January 2007 Ed had a one man show at the Swallow Hill Music Association Gallery in Denver. He set a record for the most paintings sold and the most revenue generated by a show at Swallow Hill. The sampling of paintings below are indicative of Ed's unique style.




Lake Dillon #2

     22x30

      2017





       from
Luna Vista #2

         12x16

          2017


  
     from
Luna Vista

  22 x 30

    2017




  Sun Up
      at
 Lily Lake


  20 x 26

   2016





Lake Dillon

  12 x 16

   2016





 South
   of
Hanging
  Lake

  22x30

  2016





Coloradoscape 7

    22 x 30

     2016




Coloradoscape 6

    12x16

     2016



Lakescape 2

  9x12

  2016














  Landscape
     After
 Paul Smith
  
    16x12

     2015









Lakescape

   12x16

   2015











Coloradoscape 5

      12x16

        2015








   West of
Silverthorne

    12x16


     2015










Girl on Horse
     
      26x22

       2015









       From
Hanging Lake
 Trailhead #3

       12x9

    2015








  Horses
   Near
Tabernash

   12x16

   2015









October Moon
      After
    Sandzin

      9x12

       2015









Cache
   la
Poudre

 30x22

   2015







   Saint
   Vrain
   River
 South of
Allenspark

   16x12

     2015




 Glenwood 
   Canyon
     from
Hanging Lake
   Trailhead
    plein air  
    20 x14

   2014






Coloradoscape 3

    30x22  

     2014







Riders Two

  22 x30

   2014







for Joanie

  16 x 12

   2014

     





       From
  Castle Cliff in
Douglas County
    Colorado
     plein air

    12 x16

     2014








   Glenwood
    Canyon
       from
Grizzly Bear
    Rest Area  
      plein air
   
        12 x16

         2014








Tall Trees
  30x22
   2014










Coloradoscape 2

     12 x 9 

      2014







   

         after
Loretta's Photo

     16 x12  

      2014
















ORIENTAL
PINES 2


  30x22

    2014







Spruce Mountain

12 x 16

  2014

















Piedra Falls 3


   30 x 22

      2013


















Poudre River 2


   30x22

    2014




Arrowhead

  12 x 16

    2013







  Beaver
Meadows

 12 x 16

   2013







  from
Timber
 Ridge

12 x 16

  2013






Estes Park
  October

  12 x 16

   2013







  
  Green
Mountain
   Falls

  12 x 16

   2013






Keystone
  Ranch

12 x 16

  2013









Moon Over
the Platte


   22x30

     2013

















Saratoga

   30x22

    2014












From Peak 9
#2

     30x22

     2013











Brook Forest

  12x16

    2013









Silverthorne

  12x16

   2013












Arrowhead

  12x16

    2013











Keystone Ranch


   12x16

    2013





Bristle Cone
Mount Evans

  9 x 12

    2011







  from
Peak 9

14 x 12

  2011





Lily Lake

 12 x 16

   2011







Purple Piedra

     16 x 12

     2011






   East of
 Saratoga
Wyoming

  12 x 16

    2011







Beaver Creek

   9 x 12

   2011






Yampa River
Looking West

12 x 16

   2011





 from
  The
Stanley
 Hotel

14 x 20

   2010





Purple Mountains
    with
   Stream

    10 x14

   2009





Villa View
Saint Croix

  12 x 16

   2009






   Rocky
 Mountain
   Park
   From
Estes Park

   9 x 12

    2009





Winter
  Park
Trees 2

  12 x 9

   2008








The Bridesmaids

   12 x 16

   2007







The Bridesmaids
     in Snow

      12 x16

      2007






    Near
Crestone


   9 x 12

    2007







View from
 Victoria's
   Cabin

   16 x 12

    2007







 Aspens Below
High Mountains
      Above

      9 x 12

       2006






Twin Falls

   12 x 16

   2006








Six Horses

  12 x 16

    2006






Winter
 Park
Trees

 12 x 9

   2007






Sand Dunes

  13 x 16

    2003





Sun Going
   Down

  12 x 9
 
   2003











After Sandzin


   9x12

    2005









Bear Creek Falls
16x12
2005

Where's Marcia?
16x12
2005











Deer Mountain
16x12
2009

















East of Saratoga

16x20
2011






Wyoming Trees

     12 x 16

      2011







Approaching
  St. Croix

  10 x14

  2005







    Aspens


     7 x 9


      2002





    Pyramid
    Boulders


     10 x 14

In addition
to these artworks
Ed has available
many more
that can be seen at
the Image Maker
Studio/Gallery
303 322 9324


Melissa Stander
Richard Collier
         &
    Ed Ward
         in
Eugene O'Neil's
    A MOON
    FOR THE
        MIS-
BEGOTTEN

Ed is also a stage and screen actor.
For the last several years Ed has staged his one man show Testosterone Monologues at numerous venues, including the International Boulder Fringe Festival (2007), PS 1515 (2005) and The Mercury Cafe (2002) in Denver, El Museo Cultural de Sante Fe(2003) in Santa Fe, and the Steamplant (2002 and 2003) in Salida.

Here is a link to a WESTWORD review of Testosterone Monolgues
http://www.westword.com/2005-03-17/culture/man-oh-man/

Ed's work on stage includes principal roles in It's RoundupTime So Let's Get Going (1989 Passion Productions);The Moon For The Misbegotten (1991-1992 The Rocky Mountain Theater Guild);  Lovers & Other Strangers (1996-2001 The Mercury Cafe Players annual Valentine Show); and Witches, Witches, Witches (2000 the Mercury Cafe Players).

Ed's film work includes the role of himself in Revolution Studio's Colfax Avenue (2004); the role of Mooney in Fool Moon Production's Mermaid Springs (2003); and the role of Reverend Eddie in Collier-Hebald's Production's Billy Wheeler (1997).




Ed has hosted poetry, multi-media, nd literay events since 1977, including
1977 OPEN READING @ The Casual Lounge
1977-1979 POEMS LIVE @ Cafe Nepenthes
1992-2001 FRIDAY NIGHT POETRY @ The Mercury Cafe.
2006 the EAST SIDE OPEN @ PS 1515
Ed also founded and continues to participate in the Mercury Cafe's annual New Year's Eve Erotic Poetry Festival.
Since March of 2010 Ed has been hosting a monthly literary event at Denver's Mercury Cafe entitled STORIES STORIES BRING YOUR STORIES in The Jungle Room at 7 PM. Ed & others present Live-on-Stage TALES, TELLINGS, FICTIONS  & MONOLOGUES. Click on the STORIES STORIES tab above to find out more.

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