Douglas Steakley (born 1944 in Ashtabula, Ohio), is a metalsmith and photographer who won the Ansel Adams Award for Conservation Photography in 2003.
Steakley has a BA from Bowling Green State University and studied jewelry design and silver-smithing at Indiana University, where he received a master of fine arts degree. In 1974, he traveled to Denmark to learn holloware techniques. His work is featured in the Smithsonian American Art Museum collection. In 1979, he wrote “Holloware Techniques,” a book published by Watson-Guptill Publications. Steakley was the president of the Society of North American Goldsmiths.