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
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!