Painter and teacher, born in London, where he continued to live. Edwards studied at Hornsey College of Art, 1953–60, with a spell in Royal Air Force, 1956–8. In the early 1960s Edwards taught at Brighton College of Art and Leeds University Institute. After a British Council Scholarship took him to Belgium in 1963–4, Edwards embarked on a busy teaching career which included periods at Chelsea and Brighton and St Martin’s School of Art, where he was senior lecturer in painting. In the mid-1970s he taught at a number of American colleges and universities and was artist-in-residence at Syracuse University, New York. Edwards took part in many group exhibitions and from 1967 had extensive solo shows at Rowan Gallery. In 1979 a Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic Art Gallery show toured England.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)