Doug is our Master Designer. He provides design and implementation, programming & production, account & project management. It may not take a lot of words to list those duties but they are at the very core of what makes Fat Eyes and what makes Fat Eyes different. Doug’s visual craft, and expertise, creative mind, and decades of experience are all evident in his work for our clients. Web standards, trends, style, and context are paramount and evident in his work.
Doug graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. During his career as an artist, he exhibited worldwide in galleries and museums such as The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Metropolitan Museum, Seibu Contemporary Art Gallery Tokyo, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, The Decordova Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Hayden Gallery M.I.T., the Brockton Museum, The Mint Museum of Art.
His work is in public collections including the Saatchi Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Fine Arts, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Everson Museum and others. He has been the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts grants and the Englehard Award.
In the early 90’s, Doug taught in undergraduate and graduate programs at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Montserrat College of Art. He was a visiting artist at Yale, Harvard, Boston College, and UConn.
In 1991 he began working with digital media, and went on to develop large scale installations for museums in collaboration with a team of other artists called X-Prz. They had installations at The Whitney Museum, Alternative Museum, Hammer Museum, Martin Luther King Museum, Art Institute of Chicago as well as group shows in Berlin, Cologne and London.
While continuing to teach, and create and exhibit new art work, he also worked intensively on creative projects for BF Productions, Los Angeles with Gina Fiedel and her brother, film composer, Brad Fiedel. These projects involved digital storyboarding, 2 and 3D animation, cartoon character creation, background screen art creation and production.
In 1998, he formed Fat Eyes Web Development with his wife, Gina Fiedel. Since then the company has created hundreds of sites for clients around the U.S. Fat Eyes has grown from the original two founders to utilizing an elastic and extendable group of partners.