About the Artist

Doug D'souza is a multifaceted artist whose creative journey spans the realms of enamel art jewelry, metal wall sculpture, and abstract painting. Based in Gulfport, Florida, Doug is celebrated for his ability to seamlessly blend these diverse mediums into a harmonious symphony of artistic expression. 

With a passion for the intricate art of enameling, Doug has mastered the delicate technique of fusing glass onto metal. His enamel creations are a testament to the vibrant interplay of colors, textures, and shapes that this medium offers. Each piece tells a unique story, 

As a sculptor, Doug transforms metal into captivating dimensional forms. His wall sculptures often incorporate elements like driftwood, abalone shell and other organic materials creating intriguing juxtapositions and a tactile quality that engages the senses. 

Doug's designs reflect diverse sources of inspiration that include nature, architecture, culture, spirituality, and the natural beauty of the organic. 

As a versatile artist, Doug continues to push the boundaries of creativity, seamlessly weaving enamel, metal mixed media sculpture and abstract painting into a tapestry of visual storytelling. His work resonates with those who appreciate the beauty of artistic diversity and the limitless possibilities of expression. 

Artist Statement

My journey into the world of enamel jewelry is a captivating exploration of the delicate fusion of glass and metal. I find profound beauty in the vibrant, translucent hues that enamel allows me to create. Each piece of jewelry becomes a miniature canvas, a wearable work of art that captures not only the essence of color but also the essence of emotion. My enamel creations are a celebration of the fusion of craftsmanship and artistic vision.

As a sculptor, I transform raw materials into dimensional narratives. The juxtaposition of metal and other materials yields pieces that invite tactile exploration. With each sculpture, I aim to transcend the confines of the medium, breathing life and meaning into seemingly inert materials.

In the world of abstract painting, I find my voice in the dance of colors, shapes, and brushstrokes. My canvases are bold expressions of emotion, an open invitation for viewers to embark on their own journeys of interpretation. Abstract art, for me, is a boundless realm where imagination knows no limits. I strive to capture the intangible, to evoke feelings and spark contemplation through the language of abstraction.

What unites these diverse mediums is my belief in art's power to transcend boundaries, to bridge the tangible and the abstract, and to connect us on a profound level. Each medium offers a unique way to tell stories and to challenge perceptions. My artistic practice is a constant dialogue between the tangible and the intangible, the structured and the spontaneous.

I invite you to join me on this multifaceted journey of artistic exploration. Through enamel jewelry, metal sculpture, and abstract painting, I strive to create moments of connection, inspiration, and contemplation. My art is a reflection of the ever-evolving kaleidoscope of life, and I am grateful to share it with you.