Helen Klebesadel is an artist, an educator, and an activist. Born and raised in rural Spring Green, Wisconsin, Helen maintains a studio in Madison, Wisconsin. She is best known for her environmental and women centered watercolors. She uses the creative process to think visually so she can use her creative process to help her understand the world. She believes her artwork create narratives that re-examine and re-present existing power structures so we can notice when they hurt humans and nature.