A Pittsburgh native, Doug attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Dough recently returned to Pittsburgh after pursuing a career as a package designer and freelance artist for almost forty years in northeastern Pennsylvania. He is a signature member and past president of the Pennsylvania En Plein Air Society. For the past fifteen years, he has taught watercolor classes and shared his love of the beauty of colors with students at several art leagues, both in group and individual formats. He has given both demonstrations and workshops that benefited both beginners as well as more advanced students. Doug has exhibited in many areas of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut and Florida and is currently represented by Matthews Gallery in Bellevue and Bottlebrush Gallery in Harmony.