"Freedom is important, especially today"-B.K., "True North Strong and FREE, a line straight from our anthem"- E.K., "Escape is freedom from judgmental civilians who should mind their own business - and help those /encourage them who try to get a happy lifestyle..." -A.C.R.L.W.-B, "Freedom is Honesty, Being Honest is Love"-C, "Free The Art"-W.C., "Freedom is our right. In any form, express it with art. If art was a crime Leonardo would have been doing the time"-E.B., "Sovereignty is Freedom"- Dene Warrior, "Edmonton Ward 7 candidate"-S.P., "Let's make Edmonton the City of Art and Imagination"-D, Art is Expression, Freedom is Art"-V, "Keep Fighting to Speak your Piece"-N.R., "Freedom is my right as a human being..." - C.A., "Freedom, Art and Honesty"-M.M., "If freedom is the child, then understanding is the mother and determination is the father"- R.K.A., "Art is a way to express ourselves as an artist, and its not something that others can simply take it away from us"- Kevan Lyons "Poet of Churchill Square." "Art is Freedom"- Love A.L., "自由" S.L., "Fight the power, art is freedom" - K.C., "Art is freedom"- A.A., "Freedom, art and honesty"- M.M., "Freedom is a Right" - M.O.S., "Freedom for All Canadians"- G.W. Edmonton Ward 10 candidate, "The choice is ours", "To be who we want to be"-J.U., "Freedom seems almost unachievable", "Live your life how you want to, with love in your heart" -J, "We stand together" - V,  Art is Freedom - Doug Brinkman 
2019 More Circles than Squares art project
The Judge and the Poet, We First Nations, Métis & Inuit, 2015
2017 Not a Bystander art project
9 Afghan boys gathering firewood
Limited Freedom to Express summer t-shirts, caps & winter toques of Alberta
Inspired while Chicago Exploring 5-8, 2019 Intuit Art Center & MCA Virgil Abloh 'Figures of Speech'
Doug Brinkman, Photos, Bio & Contact
Canadians are a mosaic, not a melting pot. A mosaic is a beautiful piece of art, a melting pot is something you dip bread in, melt cheese in.
Tariff Haymour, Alberta Legislature steps, 2012.


2007 Civil Information Activism 2021
Respect People, Property & the Rule of Law
 2020 Freedom to Express & Listen
Red light (suicide) back of ...
Circle Square, 2020
Wear red as we go marching, Rome is burning, 2020
First Wildfire painting, January 2016
When I first looked at it, it reminded me of Notre Dame Cathedral burning. It also reminds me of some of Van Gogh's paintings. If we are burning now, like Notre Dame, we will rise better and stronger. 
Marg McCuaig-Boyd, former NDP Energy Minister, March, 2020.
2019 Sideways (racism, Hate)
Anarchy, River Valley Joe, 2019 (Climate Crisis)
Art is made for people to react. Having a position means what you are doing is needed and it is creating change. In the long term, a lot of people are going to appreciate it. - Venezuelan Woman. Alberta Legislature Outsider Art Show & Tell, 2017. 
2016 Fire & Rain art project
On guard for thee
Mother Earth is ready to cleanse. The natural shape is a circle, our cells are a circle, stars are a circle, the sun, the moon, the earth. The mother's womb is a circle... I don't believe we should be living in these squares. Chief No Tribe, North Saskatchewan River 2016.
Misty HeArt project
Painters's log: 2021-04-11 Ambient reflective light changes everything with my man-made art, 2020 painting Covid19 pandemic next to January 2016 Alberta Wildfire. Nature, seems 🌎 to have the final say over how my outdoor art will look. I often wear sunglasses when I paint. Continued
On guard for thee, where is the love? 2020
On guard for thee, 2016
2016, I am a man
"When we love ourselves it is in convent upon us to love everyone around us and to do good. I pray for Canada, I pray for peace, I pray for unity and I pray for leaders with compassion with the drive to bring unity today and forever." 2019, Woman prays for our leaders to be blessed. The Alberta Legislature has no dome
Truth and Reconciliation Alberta National Event
Trouble maker, the coming storm
She smiles after all that...
RESET (the box)
On guard for thee (left), January 2016 wildfire (top), NBC Reporting on the Fort McMurray Wilfire (bottom)
Painting along the banks of Maligne Lake, 1924 2014 art project, Jasper National Park.
Circles and Squares
#OutsiderArt #ArtIsFreedom #NonviolenceArt #OutsiderArtist d.b
2020 Covid19 pandemic