Ed Askew is best known for his psych folk masterpiece Ask the Unicorn. He has released a wide array of albums including Little Eyes (DeStijl), Rose (Okraïna), Imperfiction and A Child in the Sun (Drag City). His most recent albums are Art and Life and For the World (Tin Angel). Askew was born in 1940 in Stamford, Connecticut. He holds an M.F.A. in Painting from Yale.