July Virtual Studio Tour with Artist Douglas Clark

Photo collage of various paintings by Douglas Clark

As a 5th grader, self-trained artist Douglas Alan Clark won an art contest in his Boise, Idaho elementary school, and he has never looked back. He took as many art classes as possible from that point forward, and upon graduation from high school, he pursued art wherever it led him: painting large outdoor murals, running a successful ad agency in Boise, working as a graphic designer in the trade-show business and for several museums in Portland, Oregon, and managing graphics projects for The Football Hall of Fame and many other area museums in Ohio.

In recent years, Doug has moved away from commercial work into fine art, painting for his own pleasure in his adopted home of Bellingham. He works primarily on recycled wood using house paint, supplemented occasionally with acrylics and oil paints. His subject matter is wide-ranging—any ideas that feel good to him and promise enjoyment to others. He has been heavily influenced by his brother, contemporary folk artist R.R. Clark (aka Fishboy), the impressionists, and the abstract expressionists of the 1940s-1960s.

collage of Douglas Clarks paintings

Photo of Fran Maas
I’m Fran Maas, and I’m the Program Director for this event. Feel free to call me at (360) 650-3353 or via email at fran.maas@wwu.edu if you have any questions or comments. Also, WWU is an equal opportunity institution. For disability accommodation, please contact me.




Friday, July 17, 2020
4:00 to 4:45 p.m.

Online (Zoom)