Biography / Artist Statement
Art has been a central passion throughout Doug’s life. His art education has been a
combination of receiving instruction at Texas Tech University, diligently studying past master
techniques, attending workshops with contemporary artists, and gaining valuable insights from
Inspired by the figurative tradition of nineteenth century American greats such as John Singer
Sargent, Frederic Remington, and Edgar Payne, and growing up in West Texas, Doug advocates for loose tonalism, the cowboy poetic lifestyle, and the thrill of plein air painting.