Edward Coppola is an artist living and working on Staten Island, NY. He is an adjunct professor of photography and chief college laboratory technician in photography at Brooklyn College. He received his MFA in photography from Brooklyn College in 1998. He has had solo exhibitions at Wagner College, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Brooklyn College, and the Williamsburg Art and Historical Center. Works by Mr. Coppola have been included in exhibitions across the U.S., including the Alice Austen House Museum, Staten Island; Photoville and the Rotunda Gallery, both in Brooklyn; the CEPA Gallery in Buffalo, NY; the Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY; Photographic Center Northwest in Seattle; and St. Mark’s Church In-the-Bowery, NYC. His first book, "IN-ISLAND: Staten Island Photographs," with an essay by Paul Moakley, was self published in 2017, with support from two consecutive PSC-CUNY Awards, jointly funded by The Professional Staff Congress and The City University of New York .