Award winning recycled Sculptured Bell artist Doug Adams grew up in
Fielding Utah, on a Small Appaloosa Horse ranch & Farm.
A childhood of working in the fields hauling Hay, weeding mile long rows of
Sugar beets, building Fences all contributed to instilling a strong work ethic in
After Graduating from High School, Doug served his Country in the Military's
branch of Utah National guard for 5 years. Upon his return from Basic
training & advanced training (tank Mechanic) At 18 he found employment
constructing a large steel mill located nearby & a year later he began his 30
year career in the steel industry.
Painter, stacker, straightener, torch-man, utility-man, 2nd
helper, switchman, engineer, Tundish builder/fabricator all contributed to Doug's Knowledge of recycling
metals to create a new usable product.
Doug created his first bell using a recycled cylinder in the early 80s it wasn't
until he met his very talented artist Wife Dianne and with her help &
inspiration they started creating one of a kind (sculptured Bells) using many
of the same techniques Doug became so familiar with in the steel industry.
Doug's search for reclaimed treasures to incorporate into his work never
ends, he has prided himself on the rarity of many of his finds!
Old tools, well worn machinery, old car parts are all sculptures in the making
for Doug's artistic endeavors.
His Wife Dianne creates one of a kind Glass in her art studio for each
sculpture that's created.
In many Asian cultures it is considered Good fortune or Zen to combine
Metals & Stone (earth elements)
Each Bell has been chosen for its Tone, clarity & appearance, it is then hand
embellished with Doug's distinctive designs.
Each unique Bell Stand is designed for its respective Bell and given Doug's
trademark distressed Patina.
Each piece is carefully made to stand the test of time to be enjoyed by
generations to come, both for indoor & outdoor settings. Doug's work has
found international acclaim and broad appeal with his collectors throughout
Doug's pieces are on display and sold through Exposures international
Gallery of fine art in beautiful Sedona Arizona.
Luca Decor Gallery in Santa Fe New Mexico, Trove Gallery in Park city, Utah
and Worthington Gallery at the entrance to Zions National Park, in beautiful
From the farm fields of northern Utah to recognized artist, Doug is grateful
for his Wife Dianne & all of his supportive family, friends, and collectors and
most importantly to his Loving Father in heaven for this Journey called Life!