Doug Hyde, Native American Sculpture Artist
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Native American Sculpture Artist Doug Hyde is from Nez Perce, Assiniboine, and Chippewa ancestry. He lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Hyde's appreciation for his subject is evident in the careful attention paid to the minute details. He has exhibited widely and successfully in reputable galleries, and is a strong voice in the world of Native American art.
Hyde was born 1946 in Oregon, and eventually made his way to Santa Fe, where he attended the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA). During this period, he befriended and studied with influential Apache artist Allan Houser. Hyde furthered his education at the San Francisco Institute of Art, and then served in the army in Vietnam. After the war, he returned to Santa Fe to continue his sculpting practice and serve as a faculty member at IAIA.