Doug Coffin is active/lives in New Mexico, Kansas. Doug Coffin is known for native American symbolic artwork, geometric sculpture-totems.
Biography Doug Coffin
Doug Coffin grew up on the grounds of Haskell Institute, an Indian boarding school (now Haskell Indian Nations University) in Lawrence, Kansas, where his father was the school’s head coach. As a young boy he was surrounded by Native Americans of many tribes and traditions.
The pride and beautiful craftsmanship of the Pow-Wow costumes and art, along with his own Potowatomi and Creek heritage, inspired him to become an artist.? ?
After receiving a BFA from the University of Kansas and an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Sculpture and Jewelry, Coffin has had a successful career, including the acquision of his artwork in more than forty public collections. Also, he boasts six global placements through the Art in Embassies pr
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