Doug Whitfield

"Circus Dreams" Large Surreal Black and Blue Toned Dancing Performers Painting



Acrylic on canvas


Surreal abstract painting by contemporary artist Doug Whitfield. The work features various dancing performers flanked by an elephant and a central sphinx-like figure. Signed by artist in lower front right corner. Currently unframed, but options are available.

Artist Biography

Doug Whitfield was born in 1945 in Cleveland, Ohio. He grew up in a family full of artists and began to realize as a youngster that his world was art and art was his world. He studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, Mohawk Valley Community College, Rochester Institute of Technology and Syracuse University. He received his AAS in Design in 1965 and BFA in Painting in 1968 at RIT. He earned Master Teacher Certification, Integrative Learning System in 1999 from Syracuse University. Whitfield's work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions throughout the United States, and in Europe and Asia. His work has been included in numerous two person and group shows throughout the country. He has received countless awards and honors for his paintings. Whitfield's studio and home are in upstate New York at Cedar Lake.


H 48 in. x W 72 in. x D 1.25 in.