Ed Wilson was born in Louisiana in 1953, and lives and works in Houston, Texas. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture from Louisiana State University in 1979, and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Houston in 1984. His work has been shown in numerous solo exhibitions, both nationally and internationally, including at the Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, Texas; Mönckskirche, Salzwedal, Germany; Portikussi, Franfurt-Offenbach, Germany; Art League Houston, Texas; McAllen International Museum, McAllen, Texas; Flight Gallery, San Antonio, Texas; Redbud Gallery, Houston, Texas; and Artscan Gallery, Houston, Texas. Public sculpture projects include commissions at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas awarded by Houston Arts Alliance, the Houston Downtown District, Texas, Schweizerhof Grundschule, Germany, and Buffalo Bayou Art Park & Sculpture Garden, Houston, Texas. Other public sculpture projects include Nethership, part of Sculpture for New Orleans Poydras Street Corridor by The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in Louisiana and Folded Plane, part of True North, Sculpture on the Boulevard by Redbud Projects in Houston, Texas.