Doug Beekman is an American Fantasy Artist
He illustrates books and publications, which are devoted to fantasy themes. In this genre, he achieved truly outstanding results. Hundreds of his paintings adorn the most popular books, novels, collections, and bestsellers of the most famous authors. It is possible that you might even hold a book in your hands illustrated with excellent paintings by artist Douglas Beekman.
Doug Beekman was born in Ohio and graduated from the New York School of Fine Arts and the New York Art Students League. Immediately after the studying he pursued the profession: illustrated books and magazines. The fame of his talent spread so quickly that soon he began to receive numerous orders. For his work in fantasy genre he received a lot of very prestigious awards, among which the Spectrum Award and many others. Currently, Doug Beekman continues decoration and exemplary activities and, in addition, he regularly demonstrates his works at exhibitions and in galleries of contemporary art. His paintings are represented in prominent American museums, including the Delaware Art Museum, Canton Museum of Art, Society of Illustrators of New York, Words and Pictures Museum and others.