Douglas received his Bachelors (Honours) in Art History from Carleton University in Ottawa in 2013 where he conducted research on Canadian, Inuit, Post-War American, European and Japanese Art. He also studied Criticism and Curatorial Studies at OCAD University in Toronto. Following graduation, he gained experience curating and organizing exhibitions in artist-run centres.
Douglas has worked extensively as a framer and art handler, and is also a practicing artist. He joined the Logistics Team at Heffel Vancouver in 2019.