Doug Buis

Doug Buis was born in London Ontario, Canada, lived in Vancouver, and earned an MFA at York University in Toronto, Canada. After living in Montreal for a number of years, primarily making art and planting trees for a living, he eventually started a family and was forced to seek real employment which landed him in Long Beach. Doug currently teaches at Long Beach State, where he runs the sculpture program. His work, over the past number of years has focused on the perception of landscape, examined through mechanical apparatus, stereo photography, portable gardening, video installation and hand crafted virtual reality.