Personal: Doug Harrington was born in Michigan, migrated to California in 1972 and lived there several years before moving to the Pacific Northwest in 1976. Besides fractal art, creative interests have included jewelry smithing and music. Enjoying the opportunity of living in the beautiful Pac. N.W., Doug has pursued many outdoor activities including skiing, hiking/backpacking, whitewater rafting, fishing and mineral collecting. He has three daughters, and currently resides north of Seattle, WA.
One of the most frequently visited websites on the Internet for this art form, Doug established Fractalarts.com, in 1998. His art is currently being distributed in multi-media form and print media via computer screensavers and art prints. His art work has been purchased by corporations like John Deere LTD, Vanity Fair magazine, ad agencies, educational institutions including M.I.T., as well as used in numerous publications and music CD's
Doug's fractal art was seen at a two month exhibit called Unseen Worlds at Loveland Museum, Loveland, CO, curator Janice Currier. This group exhibit included astrophotography by David Malin (Anglo-Australian Observatory) and Tony & Daphne Hallas, Macro Photography by Teri O'Neill , and Bio/Techno art by Nancy McGee, professor emeritus at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. Doug has also been invited several times to participate at the Florence Biennale in Florence, Italy. He has also served as a judge in the digital art category at the Western Washington (Puyallup) State Fair in Washington State.
Doug was honored to be selected as one of only four artists worldwide to have their fractal art featured on IBM's 100th anniversary website, which profiles their innovations that have helped shape the last century, with fractals being one of those discoveries.