Winner: Best Selling Published Artist at the Fine Art Trade Guild Awards 2005 "The most popular living artist in the UK" BBC TV National News
In 2002, Doug Hyde was a young artist painting pictures for his family and friends in his spare time. In 2005, he was named as the UK’s best selling published artist and described as the UK’s most popular living artist on a BBC TV national news broadcast. In 2014 Doug celebrated the 10th anniversary of this accolade and a decade of extraordinary success.
The extraordinary rise from virtual unknown to the most popular living artist in the UK has been meteoric. His celebrity collectors include England Manager Roy Hodgson, golfer Rory McIlroy and British movie star Emily Blunt.