Peggy Badenhausen is a painter and printmaker. She received a BA from Newton College, MA, and a M. Ed degree at Tyler School of Art in Rome and Philadelphia. She has also studied printmaking at the Northampton Printmaking Workshop, Northampton, MA, and at the Montserrat School of Visual Art, Beverly, MA.

Her work is in the permanent collections of the Fogg Art Museum, Boston College, the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, and Oberlin College, as well as in private and corporate collections in the USA, Canada, Europe, Japan, and India. She has had shows in galleries and museums including the Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; The University of Texas, San Antonio; and SRISA, Florence, Italy;  Castello, Poppi, Italy; Palazzo della Provincia, Rome, Italy; and Espacio Abierto, Havana, Cuba.    

Badenhausen has twice been a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome, Italy. Frequent sojourns in Italy, beginning with graduate study in Rome in 1967, have been a major influence on Peggy Badenhausen’s work. She lives in Cambridge, MA and Ortignano Raggiolo, Italy.