Preston Douglas (b.1995) is an American Artist based in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from the University of Houston in 2018. Douglas' practice began with fashion before turning to painting. Today he explores the relationship between painting, fashion, performance, and installation. Preston Douglas uses fabric, replacing the human body with stretcher bars, draping, and stretching the materials around it.
Solo Exhibitions include (upcoming) Solo at TW Fine Art, Montauk, NY (2022); (Upcoming), Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London, UK (2022);TAKEME2CHURCH, organized and curated by Paul Winker, Dallas.
Group Exhibition include Stretcher Barbeque, Mark Flood & Preston Douglas, PRP, Dallas, Texas (2021); TW Fine Art Group Show, Brooklyn and Palm Beach (upcoming) (2021); Here We Go, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas(2021); Singulart Group Show, curated by Elisabeth Johs (2021); Online Group Show, SHRINE, New York (2021); STIMULUS CHECK, online group exhibition featuring Robert Lazzarini, Paul Lee, Justin Adian, Cheryl Donegan, Chris Hood, Adrian Schachter, and more (2020); MIDAS TOUCH, featuring Mark Flood, Paul Kremer, Dana Frankfort, El Franco Lee II Evelyn Pustka, and more, Houston, TX (2019); WE’VE NEVER ACTUALLY MET BEFORE, Montrose Garage, Houston, TX (2019); GOAT AND GRAPEFRUIT, Montrose Garage, Houston, TX(2019); TWO(ANDAHALF)YEARS, Houston, TX (2019); A LITTLE PILL, Houston, TX (2018).
Highlights and Collections
In 2021 Douglas received a residency at the Macedonia Institute as well as a TW Fine Art Palm Beach Residency. In addition, Preston Douglas was awarded the Rauschenberg / NYFA Grant in 2021.