Rebecca Doughty's comic and tragic animal characters navigate a world of human predicaments. Her drawings and paintings have been exhibited in museums and galleries including The Drawing Center in New York, The Boston Drawing Project, DeCordova Museum, Rose Art Museum, Allston Skirt Gallery, The Courthouse Gallery in Co. Mayo, Ireland, and the The Schoolhouse Gallery in Provincetown, Massachusetts. In 1999 she began writing and illustrating books for children, and has published numerous picture books and board books.

Rebecca received a BFA from University of Massachusetts Amherst, and an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She has received fellowships and awards for her artwork from the Ucross Foundation, the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) New England. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, DeCordova Museum, Simmons College, Fidelity Investments and others, as well as many private collections in the US, UK, Mexico and Japan. Her picture book illustrations have been selected several times for The Original Art Exhibition at The Society of Illustrators in New York.

Rebecca lives with her husband, poet Edison Dupree in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and works at Miller Street Studios in Somerville, Massachusetts.

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