A unique ride through the selected works of Diamond Doug Keith
October 1-12, 2021, Gallery Hours:
Tuesday to Friday*, 12-6pm; Saturday 12-5pm; closed Sundays and Mondays
*Open October 1, until 8pm, no reception.
125 Adelaide Street, 2nd floor, Winnipeg
“Diamond Doug Keith” is a Western Painter, Portrait Artist, Cowboy Cartoonist and a Cowboy Poet. He loves to capture the cowboy way of life in his paintings, his life of cowboys and characters.
For most of his life DD has had either a paintbrush or a set of bridle reins in his hand. His main painting medium is Acrylic paint utilizing both a wet and dry brush technique in thin layers creating a vivid semi realistic style. Doug also veers into other mediums as well.
Doug has won or been nominated for many awards including; being nominated for CD/Album cover of the year for the CCMA’s (Canadian Country Music Awards) as well as winning Best Illustration in the Manitoba Signature Awards, among others.
Diamond Doug is a sought after artist and painter. In fact he was commissioned to produce the official portrait of “Skoal’s Airwolf”, the three-time world champion buckin’ horse, upon its retirement. Doug was also commissioned to paint the 50th Anniversary Painting for the Manitoba Stampede a huge honour taking over three months to paint. Doug showed his art for nine consecutive years at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas.
Doug has been featured in several nationally broadcast documentaries. Including the documentary “Cowboys, Heroes and Horses” as well has had a feature in the two hour CBC Calgary Stampede Sunday Finals national broadcast. He has also been published in many books, newspapers (including the Globe and Mail), magazines, DVDs and CDs. In fact Diamond Doug had a feature column in Canadian Cowboy Magazine entitled “Some days are Diamonds”.
Come down during the first two weeks of October to Cre8ery Gallery and Studio to view Diamond Doug Keith’s solo art exhibit.