ABOUT RAQUEL BEECHNER

  • Raquel Beechner is a local San Antonio performing artist
    that was born in Mexico City, Mexico and raised throughout Central and South
    America. She has lived in San Antonio since 1970 having arrived to establish
    her career in Arts Education. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Our
    Lady of the Lake University and her Bachelor of Fine Arts and Masters of Education
    Degrees from the University of Texas in San Antonio. Raquel taught both
    art and theatre at various schools and colleges in the San Antonio area.

    Her love of storytelling grew performing in children’s
    theatrical production and writing stories for those she loves.

    Presently Raquel is concentrating on illustrating and
    writing picture books that bring to life characters with a sense of joy for
    life. Her passion when not writing or creating art is to dance the Argentine
    Tango.

     

     

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • In the world of children’s picture books, quality art and writing should draw us into worlds we can explore with courage and conviction while having a lot of fun!