Doug is a painter with a plan. His prolific body of work centers on themes that are continually revisited. He is inspired by classical works of art and Western scenes. Doug’s figures often dominate his compositions and are surrounded by complex settings. Through his layering process, Doug abstracts and reworks the themes in subtle, new directions.

Key Skills

• Painting: Western Landscapes & Historical Scenes
• Writing: History & Adventure Novels

Exhibitions

2018
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Open Door Collection – 1650 Watermark
Animal Kingdom – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Horizons – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Holiday Hoopla – Shadowbox Live Theater
2017
Efflorescence – Franklin Park Conservatory Cardinal Health Gallery
German Village Meeting Haus Exhibit
Masterpieces – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Navy Pier Art & Design Show – Chicago, IL
Open Door Collection – 1650 Watermark
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2016
Alladin’s Exhibit – Alladin’s Eatery
America – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Are You Afraid of the Art? – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Complementary – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Frame of Mind – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Wild Artists Homecoming – Wild Goose Creative
2015
Are You Afraid of the Art?– Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Don’t Be Square – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Eye Candy – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Rock, Paper, Scissors – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
The Plot Thickens – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2014
Are You Afraid of the Art? – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Big and Small Wonders – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Flora & Fauna – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Red Hot – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2013
Are You Afraid of the Art? – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Home – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Resurrections + Recollections – Fresh A.I.R. Gallery (Solo show)
Small Wonders – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2012
Are You Afraid of the Art? – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Outside/In – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Pieces of Me – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery