A Doug Oliver painting called "Evening at Pinnacle Peak" Measures 32" X 26" Artist Bio: Landscape painter Doug Oliver was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1942. His family moved from the Midwest to California in 1954. The dramatic views of the western landscape made a significant impression on Oliver as a young boy, and he began painting landscapes at the age of twelve. He later received both his Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Arts degrees from schools in California. After teaching art for fifteen years, Oliver relocated to Prescott, AZ in 1998 where he built a home and art studio over looking Prescott National Forest. He is best known for his southwest landscape and skycap paintings in the acrylic medium.