Neal Doty was born in 1941, in Glendale, California. He studied at the Art Center School of Design (Los Angeles, 1967); Los Angeles City College (AA Degree, Fine Art, 1971); and California State University at Northridge (BA Degree, Fine Art, 1973).

A student of the late Ben Duer, Mr. Doty was awarded 1st Place in the 1976 Larchmont Art Exhibit in Los Angeles and, in 1977, worked as a commissioned artist with Paramount Studios in Hollywood.

Mr. Doty’s works have appeared at the N.Y. Art Expo in New York City, the Wash Art Fair in Washington, D.C., and the Basel Art Fair in Basel, Switzerland .

Neal, a Viet Nam veteran, attended the USC School of medicine in 1974 and worked as a paramedic in the City of Glendale, California for a few years then relocated to his current residence in Palm Desert, California.

Neal has "pushed the envelope" in his innovative printmaking and painting techniques and has a vast body of work collected around the world.