Douglas Castleman, Torrance, California Member Since November 2006 Artist Statement Douglas Castleman is a watercolor and oil painter. He also works as a freelance illustrator and as a graphic artist. Many of his paintings have been sold to people around the world. Douglas specializes in landscape, aviation, and marine subjects. He is a member of several art associations, including the American Society of Aviation Artists as an Artist Member and the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators. He has won numerous awards for his art from various associations, national and international art shows, and the City of Torrance, California, where he resides. Douglas has had five solo exhibitions in the Los Angeles area. In the summer, he teaches watercolor painting for the Yosemite Association, and many private clients. Some of his paintings have been published, most notably in the book, “The Best of Watercolor,” from Rockfort Publishing. He has earned a Bachelor Degree in Art from California State University, Northridge and a computer graphic degree and a multi-media degree from Platt College, Cerritos, California. He maintains two artist-themed websites, www.DouglasCastleman.com and www.DouglasCastlemanAviationArt.com, where you can view his paintings.