Profile Type: Artist


A concert of original songs for kids, or a session of live caricatures of your people. Bill Dougal's talents range from crooning to cartooning.

CARICATURES... are one of Bill's specialties. The cartoon-style portraits have some sylization and exaggeration, but are not unkind. When he is hired to to draw live at events or facilities, he candraw fast; up to 20 per hour b/w heads. Custom caricatures from photos may have color and activity theme bodies. They may be used for gifts, promotion or publication.

MUSICAL entertainment...
Fun Songs For kids; Bill Dougal's original songs range from silly to serious, but all are catchy & fun to listen to. Guitar accompaniment.  Songs include “Ooey gooey",  and” Fact collection". The Fish Song Fun show has fun and fascts about sea life.
The Cowboy Billy show entertains with original comedy and song . Audiences will enjoy songs like; “You’re Just Like a Cowboy”... poems like; “Can’t Stand to Sit”... stories like; “The Cowboy and the Cowbee”,  and jokes like the one about his “ranch dressing”. Character values supported as well.
The Crooner's Corner gives older folks aand sophisticates nostalgic songs from the 1920's-40's. The Songs of the West concert features traditional cowboy songs like “Get Along Little Dogies” and catchy Gene Autry tunes.

Bill Dougal has about 30 years experience in caricature and illustration. Businesses use him for staff or client appreciation. He draws live or custom from photos. He illustrates for advertising and publication. He started writing songs in 1978, and his band Billy & the Buttons rocked through the 80's. A Hartford Art School graduate, he lives in Lebanon CT. 

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I Have Worked With

  • January 2013

    Hired to do 2 concerts with Cowboy Billy show

  • December 2012

    Music concert; Crooner's Corner

  • June 2012

    Hired to perform; Songs of the West


  • Artist

Contact Information

First Name: 
Job Title/Position: 
musician, caricature artist
860 456-9041
Mailing Address: 
243 Tobacco St
243 Tobacco St
lebanon, CT 06249
Physical Address: 
243 Tobacco St 243 Tobacco St
lebanon, CT 06249
Last Name: 
860 456-9041
TTY Phone: 
860 456-9041


Profile Type: 
Primary Discipline: 
Visual/Crafts - Illustration / Drawing
Additional Disciplines: 
Music - Children's
Music - Solo / Recital
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Populations Served: 
General Public
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Audio or Video Recording
Design Services
Performance / Concert / Reading
Residency - In School
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
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Geographic Reach: 
Multi-County Region

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
ISCA, international society of caricaturists
Hartford Performs
Northeast CT Arts / Windham Arts
3rd fastest at NCN caricaturist convention 1998
Favorite presenter, Eastconn 3rd grade heroes day
2nd prize. Poetry. Windham Area Poetry Project
1st place, Photography. Ocean Beach (ct) Art Fair

Accessibility of Services

Access accommodations for people who are blind, partially sighted, and have low vision

I am a Touring Artist

I am NEST eligible
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I am a Teaching Artist

Teaching Settings: 
Afterschool Program
Community Site / Center
Healthcare Facility
School / University
Subject Areas: 
Arts Integration - Mathematics
Ages Served: 
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age
Certifications / Training: 
CT Adjunct educator certificate
CT Teacher certification. art k-12. expired
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