Jane Bregoli ................. Artist ................. Author


My Background

BFA   Massachusetts College of Art

MFA   University of Massachusetts


My Medium

I use many different mediums in my work such as watercolor, oil, drawing and colored pencils, printmaking and clay. I  believe that working in a single medium is restrictive to my artistic process. Each idea manifests in its own individual style.  I also employ various surfaces and textures, such as canvas, wood panel and chine colle printmaking.


My Inspiration

As a graduate student, I began to create  a body of  artwork focused on a local goat farmer, Noelie Houle.  After spending years on her farm we developed a rich friendship.  I painted her and her animals and wrote her real life story, which became  a best-selling, award-winning book entitled "The Goat Lady."  It is included in Houghton-Mifflin's  SRA Reading Program, and in the "Philosophy for Children"  book in the chapter entitled "Compassion" .



  • "First Place Award, Oil Category" Cape Cod Art Center Spring Juried Show, 2020
  • "Honorable Mention" Wickford, RI, Fins, Furs, Feathers Open Juried Show Spring 2020
  • Duxbury Art Museum Open Juried Show, Duxbury, MA,  Jan-March, 2020
  • "Best of Show", Sprig Bull Gallery 29th Annual Fakes and Forgeries Show, Newport, RI, 2020
  • Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Small Works Show, Westport, MA, Nov.-Dec. 2019
  • Marion Art Center Small Works Show, Dec. 2019
  • Gallery at Four Invitational Show May 4-27, 2019, Tiverton, RI
  • New Bedford Jazzfest, June 15 2019
  • South Coast Artists Open Studio Tour July 20-21 and August 17-18  2019
  • Created Purpose Booksigning, 3964 Main Rd. Tiverton, RI.  Saturday, May 11  from 11-2
  • Colored Pencil and  Watercolor Pencil Workshop, Dartmouth  COA,  May 7-14
  • Instructor at New Bedford Art Museum "Beginning Watercolor"  April 6 until April 27
  • Marion Art Center Invitational show Spring 2019 
  • New Bedford Art Museum," 2nd Place Award"