Danny Doughty is active/lives in Maryland. Danny Doughty is known for folk art-black figure rural domestic genre.
Biography Danny Doughty
Danny Doughty is a visionary folk artist from the eastern shore of Maryland who has been painting for over 35 years. Born and raised in a small fishing village called Willis Wharf, Danny Doughty grew up in area relatively isolated from the rest of the world. Doughty's family owned a fish market, but Danny grew up painting.
Doughty was raised by the local black women who gave him love and the inspiration for his pictures. The women took pride in the simplest of tasks such as doing the laundry, gardening, fishing or caring for children. At the same time there was oppression for these women which Danny connected to; he saw they had no voice of their own, just as he felt he had no voice. His artwork is his attempt to conveys t
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