Neptune Festival Poster Signing

I'll be signing posters this Saturday, Sept.27th, 2-4pm down on the boardwalk for the Neptune Festival. Come by and say hi and get your poster personalized for you or as a gift.

2014 Neptune Festival Poster by Artist Doug Clarke

Drum-roll please.... The Neptune Festival is excited to present the 2014 Commemorative Poster artwork! Virginia Beach artist Doug Clarke is extremely talented and created a beautiful piece.

Posters are available for purchase on our website and will be sold on Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend in September


Doug Clarke is an award winning Plein Air and Studio painter based out of Virginia Beach. He works in oils creating plein air and studio paintings.

Graduating with Honors and Magna Cum Laude from Virginia Commonwealth University, Doug's work has evolved from commercial to fine art.  As an active member of the Norfolk Drawing Group, the painter strives for excellence in his figure drawings and paintings.  His commitment to life drawing and painting led him outdoors to paint "en plein air".  There he realized his passion for capturing light and nature in his own personal way.

Doug has been commissioned to paint both Harborfest and Neptune Festival posters for 2014.  Awards include 1st place awards for Plein Air 757,  Williamsburg Plein Air and the Plein Air Mount Lebanon quick draw competitions, as well as a three time winner of the Historic Fort Monroe Plein Air Exhibition.  His paintings are collected far and abroad internationally.  Doug’s work is currently represented by Harbor Gallery and the Ellen Moore Gallery.

In pursuit of mastering his craft, he has participates in local and national plein air events

When painting outdoors, Doug is very passionate about capturing the vanishing landscapes of Southeastern Virginia.