Herbert Edwards was born in Brownsville, PA in 1940. He received his BFA from The University of New Mexico in 1963 and his MFA from Pratt Institute in 1970. Edwards was a professor of fine arts for over twenty years at Brookdale Community College in New Jersey. In 1990 he left teaching to devote full energies to his art and moved to a small artist's community in Northern New Mexico, painting the high desert landscape and exhibiting at the Munson Gallery in Santa Fe. He now resides on Cape Cod and exhibits at Chatham Fine Art in Chatham, MA and The Christina Gallery in Edgartown, MA.