GDM left home at age 15 and lived in runaway shelters and group homes in the Albany area. In the mid-1980s he moved to New York City and started his career in dance, musical theatre and choreography. In December of 2011, Doig-Marx moved to Harlem where he started painting, photographing, writing and hasn’t looked back.
Now with over 500 paintings and thousands of photographs, GDM is everywhere.
“I don’t like a lot of art. I only like two pieces I have in my home. My GDM and my HIRSCHFELD”…Chita Rivera
Presently, he is the resident Artist of POSH NYC (9 years) and The West End Lounge (5 years) and The Pecore in Harlem (5 years). He has had several solo showings of his work in several New York venues. His first New York Solo gallery showing was at The Lanyon 36 Gallery in 2015. His work currently hangs at Peridance, The Broadway Dance Center and in the halls of The Martha Graham Dance Company.
Currently he is writing the Book and Lyrics for the original musical entitled “Zombie”, Directing and Choreographing a Music Video for the band Blacktop Daisy and is illustrating a children’s book entitled “Agnes and The Metroploitan”.
You can read about his life growing up in his blog “A Day in the Life/Down the Rabbit Hole” which has been read by over 30,000 people. “A Day in the Life/Down the Rabbit Hole”http://adayinthelife-gdm.blogspot.com