Ed Fairburn Dominic Smith

Daughter Merchandise - map street of Amsterdam

Ed Fairburn was born November 15th, 1989 in Southhampton. He grew up to head to the Cardiff School of Art and Design, later graduating in 2012.

Anna Fisher - Fairburn's tribute to the first mother in space. Made by hundreds of layered circles over a star chart.

In the summer of 2012, Fairburn received massive sudden success. Internet personalities along with popular journals and blogs showcased Fairburn's work, boosting his popularity. Art magazines began to show his work, allowing Fairburn to be known in art communities across the US and UK.

British Army Recruitment Illustration - Fairburn's portraits for the British Army. Created through crosshatched ink over traditional world map.

Fairburn attended the Association of Illustrators Awards in 2013, introducing him to the professional art scene. He later toured in the US with the Mike Wright Gallery, and then toured the UK in various venues and galleries.

Stafford Lane - collaborative work with Bobbie-Jo; sculpture on a military map of France.

Ed Fairburn continues to make his work today, selling prints, doodles, and commissions on his website: http://www.edfairburn.com/ . Fairburn makes lots of money with his sought-after drawings, many costing over 5,000 US dollars. Prints can cost multi-hundreds, each on fine-grade paper.

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Ed Fairburn is a relatively new artist and has a huge future in the art scene. Whether he will continue his map drawings or branch off into new media, his popularity will not soon die.

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