|Blurbarian Since||October 2008|
|Name||Beatriz E. Ledesma|
|My Web Site||www.beatrizledesmastudio.com|
|Location||Chicago, Il, USA|
|My Occupation||Professional Painter|
A native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, a painter, educator, and psychotherapist.
She obtained a masters degree in fine arts and in art therapy from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1988), obtaining additional art training from Helen Oh (traditional oil painting), from Carol Dolan (egg tempera painting), and printmaking (etching) under the guidance of Audrey Niffenegger.
Her interest in the practical applications of psychoanalysis and art for healing motivated her to obtain a doctoral degree (2009) focusing on the use of art-making in clinical treatment of adults.