Ed Salerno is a professional stone carver and artist from Olympia, WA.
He began his career as a stone carver in 2015 when he apprenticed alongside Tenino’s master stone cutter Keith Phillips. Ed learned to cut and shape the local sandstone with both traditional and modern tools and began creating artwork rooted in the traditions of the craft. His work is influenced by many traditional aspects of stone carving including classical architecture, letter carving, Celtic and other ancient design techniques. He also explores figurative and abstract sculpture.