Edward Salas (b. 1990) is a working artist from Queens, NY. He has shown in various group shows in the United States and internationally including exhibitions such as A Country Made of Ice Cream at Selena’s Mountain (Ridgewood, NY); Transient Grounds at NARS Foundation Through ACOMPI (NY, NY); Surfacing at Ruiz-Healy Art (NY, NY); The Jester Plays Dead at Selena’s Mountain (Ridgewood, NY); Breakfast in America at Studio Schloss Jagerhof (Dusseldorf, Germany); This Country at Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT); Neither Here Nor There at the Manny Cantor Center (NY, NY); El Museo Extemporáneo de Arte Popular at BWSMX in (CDMX); Esurient Eyes at Regina Rex Gallery (NY, NY); and American Fine Arts a traveling exhibition organized by BBQLA. In 2021, Salas was awarded the QAF New Work Grant from Queens Council on the Arts as well as the City Corps Artist Grant. Salas was an artist in residence at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning in Queens, NY in 2016. He received his MFA in Painting from the Alfred-Düsseldorf Painting program at Alfred University in 2020 and BFA from State University at New Paltz in 2013.