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(* indicates commissioned works)


Ken Kruse, Minneapolis, Minnesota, two maquettes, 2023.

Kaskaskia College, Lifelong Learning Center, Centralia, Illinois 2016:
“Enigma Variation #3” – work installed in October 2016*
Monticello Sculpture Gardens, Lewis & Clark Community
Godfrey, Illinois. 2013.
Dr. Cheryl Utiger, Ann Arbor, Michigan. 2013.
Peggy Schutze Shearn, Highland Park, Illinois. 2012.*
Hines VA Hospital, Chicago, Illinois. 2011.*
Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, Illinois. 1978* and 2011*.
Luther College, Decorah, Iowa. 1993 and 2008.
Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois. 2006.*
Paul Wolber, Lansing, Michigan. 2006.
Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, Michigan. 2005.
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois. 2004.*
State of Illinois Art Museum, Springfield, Illinois. 1983, 1998, and 2004.
Central Illinois Regional Airport, Bloomington, Illinois. 2002.*
Chicago Police Headquarters, 35th and Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. 2002.*
Chicago Public Art Program, "Maquette Collection," Chicago, Illinois. 2002.
Toni Yang, Chicago, Illinois. 2002.
Anne Lyman, Chicago, Illinois. 2001.
Mr. & Mrs. Alec Nicolescu, Morris Township, New Jersey. 2001.
Memorial to Admiral Michael Boorda, USN, Conrad Park, Momence, Illinois. 2000.*
Memorial to Nancy S. Merwin, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, Illinois. 2000.*
The Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago, Illinois. 1999.*
Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois. 1998.*
Unified School System, Watertown, Wisconsin. 1996.*
Kean University of New Jersey, Union, New Jersey. 1995.
Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. 1995.
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois. 1995.*
Dean Witter Reynolds Corporate Art Collection, Chicago, Illinois. 1994.
Estate: Richard Bemis, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. 1994.
Cissna Park State Bank (now known as Frederick Community State Bank), Cissna Park, Illinois. 1992.*
Apollo Corporation, New Richmond, Indiana. 1992.
Municipal Atrium Building, Broadview, Illinois. 1991.*
University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. 1990.*
Mr & Mrs Steve Kurth, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. 1990.
Elon University, Burlington, North Carolina. 1989.*
Kaskaskia College, Centralia, Illinois. 1989.
MCL Development Corporation, "Embassy Club," Chicago, Illinois. 1988.*
Thomas Furst, Rockford, Illinois. 1988
Mr & Mrs Walter Thompson, Craryville, New York. 1988.
Dr. Harry Weinstein, Berkeley, California. 1987.
Mr. & Mrs. Sam Grabarski, St. Paul, Minnesota. 1970 and 1987.*
Illinois Math and Science Academy, Aurora, Illinois. 1986.
Estate: Nancy Merwin, Bloomington, Illinois. 1986.*
James R. Thompson Building, "Illinois Collection," Chicago, Illinois. 1986.
Guthoff & Co., Ltd, Bloomington, Illinois. 1983 and 1985.
Mr. & Mrs. Mike Koldyke, Kennelworth, Illinois. 1985.*
Mr. & Mrs. Tony Evnin, Chappaqua, New York. 1985.
University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois. 1984.
Hubbard Street Dance Company, Chicago, Illinois. 1984
Mr. & Mrs. Les Seggebruch, Cissna Park, Illinois. 1984.*
Dino D'Angelo, Highland Park, Illinois. 1984.
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, West Des Moines, Iowa. 1984.*
Tarble Museum, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois. 1984.
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois. 1983.*
Mr. & Mrs. Bob Douglas, Kankakee, Illinois. 1982.
Bernice Bukosky, Kankakee, Illinois. 1982.
Augustana Hospital, Chicago, Illinois. 1981.*
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, Iowa. 1981.
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois. 1981.
Janet Heinicke, Indianola, Iowa. 1981.
Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois. 1980
Art Suprenant, Kankakee, Illinois. 1980.
Estate: Florence Bloomer, Normal, Illinois. 1980.
Estate: Dr. Erika Fromm, Chicago, Illinois. 1980.
Dr. & Mrs. Henry Seidenberg, Winnetka, Illinois. 1980.
Struck Tool Company, Bloomington, Illinois. 1979.*
Estate of Marjorie Beattie, Blue Island, Illinois. 1979.
Mr. & Mrs. Cal Novak, Northfield, Illinois. 1979.
Estate: Mr. & Mrs. Bernie Gummerman, Bloomington, Illinois. 1979.
Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois. 1978.*
Dr. David Chow, Bloomington, Illinois. 1978.
Dr. Terry Travis, Springfield, Illinois. 1977.
Morris Tick Steel Company, Bloomington, Illinois. 1977.
General Telephone Company, Bloomington, Illinois. 1974.*
Estate: Dr. Bill Henderson, Bloomington, Illinois. 1973.
Estate: John Warner, Clinton, Illinois. 1969.
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Vancil, Leroy, Illinois. 1969.
Unitarian Church, Bloomington, Illinois. 1968.*


2023  Winner of the Lewis C. Weinberg Biennial Sculpture

Competition, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Meridian Coda on two-year loan, Skokie, Illinois

2023 2-Person Exhibit with Gale Carter McCullough at McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL.

2019-2020  Sculptures on the Avenues, Elegy #7 on loan, Effingham, IL. Juried Exhibit.

“Meridian Coda,” work completed in 2022 with assistance by Steve Mueller and Vector Fabricators, Chicago, IL. This piece is available for sale; please contact the artist.


2017 Flossmoor Sculpture Garden, Crossing #5 on loan, Flossmoor Public Art Commission in Flossmoor, IL. Invitational Exhibit.

2016 One-person show, “A Family Reunion – Ed McCullough,” Kakaskia College, Centralia, IL

2011 One-person show, St. Xavier University, Chicago

2009 One-person show, Cliff Dwellers Club, Chicago

2005 Two-person show, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI.

2003 “Sculpt,” invitational group sculpture show. McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL.

2002 “RiverWest Public Arts Project,” invitational show. Peoria, IL.

2000 “Meridian Maquettes,” one-person show, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL.

“Second Biennial Outdoor Sculpture at the Airport,” invitational group show,
South Bend Regional Airport, South Bend, IN.

1998 “Pier Walk ‘98,” invitational group show, Navy Pier, Chicago.

“Pier Walk ‘97,” invitational group show, Navy Pier, Chicago.
One-person show, Contemporary Art Gallery, Peoria, IL.

1996 “Pier Walk ‘96,” invitational group show, Navy Pier, Chicago.

1995 “University of Notre Dame Public Sculpture Project,” invitational group show.
One-person show, Kean College of New Jersey, Union, NJ.

1994 Two-person show, Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC.

1993 “7th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, ”Appalachian State University, Boone, NC. (Ed also had work in the 3rd annual exhibit, 1989.)

“Sculpture Tour 93-94,” Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.
“2nd Annual Sculpture Invitational,” Rhoneymeade Sculpture Garden, Center Hall, PA.

Chicago International Art Expo. (I had work in this show in 1987, 1986, 1985, and 1984.)

1992 One-person show, Luther College, Decorah, IA.
Invitational group show, Radford University, Radford, VA.

1991 One-person show, Heike Pickett Gallery, Lexington, KY.
“National Sculpture Exhibit,” DeLand Museum, DeLand, FL.

1990 One-person show, Columbia College, Chicago.
Invitational group show, RiverWalk, Naperville, IL.

1989 “Sculpture Tour 89-90,” University of Tennessee,Knoxville. (I also had work in this show in 1985.)

1988 “Sculpture in the Landscape,” invitational group show, Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, WI.

Two-person show, Loyola University, Chicago, IL.
One-person show, Nina Owen Gallery, Chicago, IL. 1987.
One-person show, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL.

1986 “Interior/Exterior,” invitational group show, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL.

1985 Two-person show, Zaks Gallery, Chicago, IL.
“81st Chicago & Vicinity Exhibit,” Art Institute, Chicago, IL.
“New Traditions in Sculpture,” invitational group show, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL.

1984 “Sculpture Overview,” invitational group show, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL.

1983 “Chicago Sculpture International Mile 2,” Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.

1982 “Mayor Byrne’s Mile of Sculpture,” national invitational, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.
“Annual Illinois Invitational,” Springfield, IL. (I also had work in this show in 1975 and in 1965.)


Co-curated with Nancy Merwin the invitational sculpture exhibit, "Out of Time," 
   sponsored by the McLean County Arts Council, in Bloomington, Illinois.  1991.

Served on the Visual Arts Panel, The Illinois Arts Council from 1982 to 1984.

Curated the "2nd Illinois Invitational Traveling Sculpture Exhibit," sponsored by the Illinois Arts Council.  1978-79.

Artists’ Technical Assistance Grant, Illinois Arts Council: 1984.

Artist-in-Residence Fellowship, National Endowment of the Arts: 1980-82.

Art In America: October, 1988.

The Arts Journal: August, 1989.

New Art Examiner: February, 1988; October, 1985; January, 1983; January, 1982.

Who’s Who in American Art.

Who’s Who in America.


Monticello Sculpture Gardens, Sculpture Collection Catalog,
Lewis & Clark Community College.  2013.

Songs At The Meridian, limited edition book. 1998.

Songs: The Work Of Edward McCullough, exhibition catalog, Kean College of New Jersey, Union, NJ.

The Elegy Series, Edward McCullough, exhibition catalog, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL. 1987.

This Awkward Mud, anthology of Illinois poets. James McGowan, editor, 1984. Poem.

Songs From The Bridge, limited edition book of eight poems & one lithograph, Pilot Rock Press. 1977.

Hiram Poetry Review, 1974. Hiram, Ohio. Poem.

Reviewer: New Art Examiner, Chicago 1987-1995.

EdMcCullough Sculptor

Ed McCullough and friend Nancy Merwin
Summer 1990

Ed McCullough unloading MERIDIAN II , August 2008,
at the site for permanent installation,
Luther College, Decorah, Iowa. 
(Photo by Jane Kemp, Luther College.)



78x48x24" Stainless and painted mild steel base. Commissioned work: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 1999

La Favola

La Favola

30" high by 60" dia. Stainless and cor-ten steel Monticello Sculpture Garden Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL Installed 2011 photo: Paige Allen

Orphic Dream #10

Orphic Dream #10

13' high by 11' round Stainless steel and painted mild steel base. Commissioned work: Atrium, Municipal Building, Village of Broadview, IL. Installed in 1991.

The Calling of a Crow

The Calling of a Crow

Stainless steel 7" high x 30" wide x 23" deep Collection of Peggy Schutze Shearn, Highland Park, IL, 2012

Station 1

Station 1

20" high x 30" wide x 23" deep. Cor-ten steel. Permanent Collection: University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA 1981

Argonaut III

Argonaut III

11' high by 24' wide Painted cor-ten steel Agricultural Engineering Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Installed: 1979

Crossing #4

Crossing #4

16" high x 19" wide x 20" deep Stainless steel Permanent collection: State of Illinois Building, "Illinois collection" Chicago, IL 1986

Orphic Dream #9

Orphic Dream #9

12' high x 4-1/2' wide x 3-1/2' deep Stainless steel Commissioned work: Elon University, Burlington, NC. Installed June, 1989

Crossing #3

Crossing #3

6' high by 8' wide x 7' deep Stainless steel Private Collection: Chappaqua, NY. 1985

Crossing #1

Crossing #1

28" high x 44" wide x 42" deep Cor-ten steel Permanent collection: Illinois Math and Science Academy, Aurora, IL. Installed: 1986

Bridge #1

Bridge #1

6' X 8' X 7' Stainless steel Commissioned work for Augustana Hospital in 1983. Now installed at entrance to Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL.

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