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                                                           Exhibitions

A Walk in the Woods: Int'l Invitational Exhibition of Turned Wood, Gallery of Wood Art, St. Paul, MN

“New Horizons” Exhibition - 2018, May 18 to July 1, Richland, WA

Contemporary Wood: State of the Art, Invitational Exhibition, Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA

Turned and Sculpted Wood 2017, Sept 15 - 30, Los Angeles, CA

Making It In Crafts 3, Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette, IN

The American Association of Woodturners: Int'l Invitational Exhibition of Turned or Sculpted Wood: Southern Highland Craft Guild Folk Art Center, Asheville, NC

From Tree to Treasure: An Int'l Invitational Exhibition of Turned or Sculpted Wood at the Franklin G. Burroughs ~ Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, Myrtle Beach, SC

Masters of Contemporary Woodturning: An Int'l Invitational Exhibition, Vale Craft Gallery, Chicago, IL

On The Wall: an exhibit of wood art for the wall - Dunn Gallery, Kapa'au, Hawaii

Douglas J Fisher & Michael O'Toole - An Exhibition: Peninsula Gallery, Sidney, BC

A Wood Collector's Home: Invitational exhibition, Grovewood Gallery, Asheville, NC

The Fine Art of Wood: an Int'l Invitational Exhibition of Woodturning, North Carolina Arboretum’s Baker Exhibition Gallery

Roots - An Artist’s Voice: Invitational exhibition, Gallery of Wood Art, St. Paul, MN

Highlights - A Group Show: Peninsula Gallery, Sidney, BC

An Evening with Douglas J Fisher: Fairhaven Originals Gallery, Bellingham, WA

The Color of Wood: Int'l Exhibition, Habatat Galleries, Tysons Corner, VA

On The Wall: an exhibit of wood art for the wall - Dunn Gallery, Kapa'au, Hawaii

Into the Woods: Squamish Arts Council, Artisan Gallery, Squamish, BC

Be Our Guest: AAW Gallery of Wood Art, St. Paul, MN

Moments In Time: New Works by Douglas J Fisher - Peninsula Gallery, Sidney, BC

The Teapot: 2010 P.O.P. Invitational Exhibition - AAW Gallery of Wood Art, St. Paul, MN

Be Our Guest: A Progressive Invitational - Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH

The Spindle - American Assoc. of Woodturners Annual Symposium, Albuquerque, NM

Educational Opportunity Grant Program Auction - AAW Symposium, Albuquerque, NM

Woodturning As A Means of Expression - Featured Artist - International talks by Al Stirt

100 Mile Art Show - Featured Artist, Peninsula Gallery, Sidney, BC

Turning to the Future: a Fresh Look at Wood Art - Grovewood Gallery, Asheville, NC

In The Palm of Your Hands - curated by Jacques Vesery, CFC/Messler Gallery, Rockport, ME

Over the Edge - Woodturning Into Sculpture - Univ. of Idaho, Prichard Gallery, Moscow, ID

Highlights - Featured Artist, Peninsula Gallery, Sidney, BC

Best of America: Pottery & Woodworking, Vol.1 - Kennedy Publishing

The Old School House Arts Centre presents Douglas J Fisher - Qualicum Beach, BC

International Woodturners: Fine Art of Woodturning - Coral Springs Museum of Art, FL

Douglas is a full-time artist living on Vancouver Island, Canada. He was encouraged by his parents to be whatever he wanted to be, which as a young boy was to sail around the world, single-handed, like Joshua Slocum. So he learned how to sail, going on to own various boats and crew aboard several ocean going vessels, including the famous sailing yacht “Iolaire”, which he sailed throughout the Caribbean and across the Atlantic Ocean.

Prior to becoming a full-time artist, Douglas taught skiing and sailing, sold real estate, was an ironworker, and worked in several underground gold mines as a driller and blaster. Stage acting has been his hobby for the past 25 years.

Since 1990 Douglas has been involved almost exclusively in creating some form of art, including painting, stained glass, photography, pen and ink drawing, and woodworking. Wood sculptures, primarily made using a lathe followed by hand carving have been his focus since 1997.

Photography has been an ongoing passion since the early 1980’s and with the advent of digital cameras and graphics programs his passion for photography and creating digital photo art has never been stronger than it is today.

Douglas has graced the covers of almost every major woodturning magazine in the world and he has been sought after internationally as a demonstrator, lecturer and teacher. His works have been in many international exhibitions and are in private collections around the world.


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