Ed Mikenas has been painting since he was ten years old. As an art major in South Boston High School, Ed attended after school classes at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston. When he graduated high school, he continued his studies at the MFA under a two year study grant. He also studied at the Famous Artists School in Connecticut, L'Ecole de Beaux Art for two years as well as the Worchester Museum of Fine Arts. Ed is a member of the Scituate Arts Association, South Shore Art Center, Braintree Art Association, Weymouth Art Association, Quincy Art Association and the North River Art Association.