Eddie Vendetti was born in 1969 in Maryland, USA. He is the second of eight children and now has four children of his own. Vendetti is an aspiring artist who describes his work as surreal oil painting on canvas. A devout Catholic, Vendetti expresses his devotion to his faith by writing spiritual poetry to accompany his paintings. He attended the University of Maryland in College Park from 1987 to 1991 and graduated with a degree in Fine Arts. Presently, Vendetti works full time for Leidos as a Systems Engineer "I have a lot that I try to do in my life - four kids, the jobs, my art, and I play some musical instruments. I have a lot of things I feel moved to do", Vendetti said. "But, no matter what I'm doing, I try to remain focused on loving God and neighbor as Christ taught us."