Deanne Beausoleil

Art Historian

Jane Lieber MaysDeanne Beausoleil grew up in Northern California and Oregon, where her parents took every opportunity to expose her to art. By the time she was ready to go to college art seemed like the perfect field. She took her first art classes at Chemeketa Community College. It was here that she fell in love with art history.

She went on to receive her Master’s degree in Art History from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2000. While in college Deanne focused on Dutch Baroque art and Women artists. Currently she is teaching at Chemeketa Community College, continuing her research on women artists, and experimenting with perceptions of place and space through the ancient art of gardening.