Doug Beube

Doug.Beube_bio2Doug Beube is a mixed media artist working in bookwork, collage, sculpture and photography. He received his BFA in Film in 1974 from York Univ. in Toronto, Canada and his MFA in Photography from the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY in 1983. Prior to receiving his MFA in Photography, he was darkroom assistant to Minor White in Arlington, MA. From 1993-2012 he was curator of, The Allan Chasanoff Bookwork Collection. Doug has taught classes in artists’ books, collage, mixed-media and photography at various universities throughout Canada and the US. In addition he teaches workshops at the Penland School, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and The Center for Book Arts in NYC, to mention just a few. He regularly lectures on his artwork throughout Canada, Europe and the US.  Doug exhibits extensively both nationally and internationally and his bookwork and photographs are in numerous private and public collections. In the fall of 2011 a monograph entitled, Doug Beube: Breaking the Codex was published. David Revere McFadden, now retired, who was chief curator of the Museum of Art and Design in New York City wrote the introduction. The in depth overview of Doug’s artwork, with essay contributions from several well known writers, critics and curators, discuss his bookwork made over the past thirty years. Doug is represented by, JHB Gallery and Central Booking in New York City. He has lived in Brooklyn since 1984.