About dug Nap

dug Nap portrait - artist portrait


dug Nap, a self-taught artist born and raised in scenic Vermont, embarked on his artistic journey by creating captivating, large-scale paintings on found pieces of plywood. With a passion for diverse artistic mediums, including oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, and digital art, dug Nap's work defies categorization. His art is a unique blend of offbeat and thoughtful, offering colorful, and occasionally dark reflections of everyday life.

dug's artistic versatility has led him to collaborate closely with folk art dealers, resulting in his work being featured in prestigious group exhibitions at renowned venues like the Outsider Art Fair and the Frank J. Miele Gallery in New York City. Several of his paintings even graced the walls of the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, further solidifying his place in the art world.

dug's artistic talents extend beyond the canvas, and he has been recognized as an integral part of Burlington's vibrant arts scene. In fact, his colorful prints have earned a special mention in a New York Times article titled '36 Hours in Burlington, Vermont.' The article highlights Burlington’s downtown, centered around Church Street Marketplace, where dug Nap's work captures the state’s idiosyncrasies.

Today, you can find dug Nap's art prints for sale in 28 carefully selected shops and galleries across the U.S., making his art prints, fine art reproductions, and gallery-quality giclée prints easily accessible to art enthusiasts and collectors alike. His original paintings have also found their way into private collections, testament to the enduring appeal of his work.

As a storyteller at heart, dug sometimes incorporates text into his art, adding an extra layer of depth to his creative expression. His portfolio encompasses a rich color palette and expressive artwork, making each piece a unique and collectible addition to your home decor.

Explore the world of dug Nap's art, where artistic exploration knows no bounds. Discover his contemporary and visually captivating interpretations of everyday life, and let his artistic style inspire your imagination. Whether you're an emerging artist, a seasoned collector, or someone simply seeking affordable, one-of-a-kind art prints, dug Nap's artistic vision has something to offer. Welcome to his art print shop, where you'll find a gallery of high-resolution prints, framed art prints, and custom options to suit your artistic preferences.

Join us in celebrating the creative spirit and artistic versatility of dug Nap, a New England artist who continues to push the boundaries of artistic expression. Immerse yourself in his captivating art prints, each print meticulously crafted as a collectible piece of art. Your journey into the world of dug Nap awaits, where every art print tells a story, and every stroke of the brush reveals a new perspective on the world around us