Kristen Beaulieu is a self-taught artist, but she has greatly benefited from the instruction of many artist-teachers over the last 25 years including those at The Art House, Evanston Art Center, Ox-Bow School of Art, The Philadelphia Academy of Art, and Hyde Park Art Center. She earned her undergraduate and master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Chicago.

Kristen is also art critic for The Art House Gallery and blogs about contemporary art at Lonely Ocean.