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About

Doug is a native of Berryville, VA, where he grew up on a small farm surrounded by the natural world.  After graduating from the University of Virginia, he moved to Paraguay in 2012 to serve as a Conservation Specialist with the Peace Corps.  It was during his volunteer service that Doug really began to dive into woodcarving as a serious hobby, working on projects with community members in his spare time.  After returning to the United States in early 2016, Doug moved to Tennessee to pursue a professional career in working with wood.  Inspired by a love of nature, he continues his commitment to conservation by almost exclusively using salvaged materials, either scrap wood from other woodworkers or downed logs from local sources.  His sculptural furniture pieces and art objects are in private collections across the country and internationally, as well as in the permanent collection of the Tennessee State Museum.

For more information on his work, or to inquire about purchasing a piece, visit the Contact page.

 

Group Exhibitions:

2018

Sarratt Gallery of Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN, Celebrating American Craft

Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN, Best of Tennessee Craft

Centennial Art Center, Nashville, TN, The Art of Craft

Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville, TN, MAAP

2017

Gordon Jewish Community Center, Nashville, TN, Tennessee Craft

Fort Houston, Nashville, TN, Member Showcase

Centennial Art Center, Nashville, TN, A Walk in the Woods

2016

Gordon Jewish Community Center, Nashville, TN, Tennessee Craft

 

 

Museum Permanent Collections:

Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN

 

 

Publication:

2018

Woodcarving Illustrated, Issue 83, "Crafting an Heirloom Rocking Chair"

2016

Fine Woodworking Magazine #257, "Reader's Gallery"