Born in 1948 to an artistic family, Mr. DeVoe's first lessons in watercolor were taken at age seven from his grandmother, Shirley Spaulding DeVoe, noted author and expert in early American decoration. At twenty, he joined the Art Students League in New York City to study the art and craft of picture making with renowned artist Frank H. Mason. He is a graduate of Colgate University where he earned a B.A. in Fine Art. He continues to paint and teach the techniques of the Old Masters to workshops, classes and private students.


In mid-August and early December, 2011, Edward was Artist-in- Residence at the luxury resort Ocean House in Watch Hill, Rhode Island. While there, he lectured  and demonstrated his techniques.  His work remains on display there through Lily Pad Gallery.

Edward was recently featured in an article called "The Tradition of the Masters in Roxbury" in the "Litchfield County Times" - Nov 18, 2011 (http://www.countytimes.com ) with two students, Tina Underwood and Ann Harriet Carew, who wanted to honor his mentorship. The show, which started on November 19, is being held at the Minor Memorial Library in Roxbury, CT and will run through January 2, 2012.

Edward continues his artistic work, lecturing to select groups and teaching at his Atelier and the Washington Art Association in Washington, CT.


For commission requests or other inquires please email Edward at

"Avoir la fievre!"