D. E.



Bittern Candlesticks, 15" and 16" tall


Bachelor of Fine Arts 1973
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Wax Modeling and Lost Wax Casting 1977
The Jewelry Institute, Providence, RI

Blacksmithing workshops with Frank Turley and Francis Whitaker 1977-82


Blacksmith, Deer Isle, Maine 1981-present
Demonstrator, ABANA National Conference, San Luis Obispo, CA 1992
Vice President, Maine Crafts Association 1991-1993
Assistant Director, Facilities Coordinator 1989
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
Interim Director, Administrative Coordinator 1988
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
Board Member, Maine Crafts Association 1987-1991
Maine Arts Commission Advisory Panelist, Chair: Crafts Panel 1986-88



Collaborative Exibition with mixd media artist Jennifer Morrow Wilson July 2003
Blue Heron Gallery, Deer Isle, ME
Maine Crafts Association Members, Maine Arts Commission Office, Augusta, ME1995
ABANA Comes of Age, National Ornamental Museum, Memphis, TN 1994-5
Craft Show, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle, ME 1994
Drawings by Jennifer Morrow Wilson and Douglas E. Wilson, 1994
The Grand Auditorium, Ellsworth, ME
Makers '93, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME 1993-4
From Floor to Ceiling, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME, 1993
Annual Faculty Show, Doremus Gallery, Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ, 1993
It Works!, Maine Crafts Association, University of Maine Museum of Art, Orono, ME, 1992
MCA Meets MCA: Breaking Tradition, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME, 1992
Annual Faculty Show, Doremus Gallery, Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ, 1992
Out of the Maine Stream, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK 1992
Douglas E. Wilson: Hand-Forged Iron Work, Owens Art Gallery 1992
Gould Academy, Bethel, ME
Architectural Details: Contemporary Blacksmithing, Tempe Arts Center, Tempe, AZ, 1991
Makers '90, Maine Crafts Association, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 1990
Decorative Concepts, Elements Gallery, Greenwich, CT 1989
Interiors, Viewpoints Gallery, Wiscasset, ME 1988


Interior Handrail, Firepond Restaurant, Blue Hill, ME 1994-5
Exterior Handrail, Maine Crafts Association, Deer Isle, ME 1993
U.S. Navy,
Presentation pieces for launching of AEGIS Guided Missile Destroyer, 1989
Arleigh Burke (DDG51), Bath, ME
Per Cent for Art Sculpture, Edmonds Consolidated School, Dennysville, ME 1988
Per Cent for Art Model acquired by Massabesic High School, Waterboro, ME 1987
Per Cent for Art Sculpture, Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, ME 1984-5


Anvil's Ring, Feature, Summer, 1995
Down East, June, 1993
Architecture, February, 1989
Down East Guide to Maine's Outstanding Craftspeople, Lorraine Anderson, Downeast Books, 1988
Maine Life, November, 1988
Yankee, April, 1988
Ellsworth American, feature, March 31, 1988