Local Artists Featured Every Month at Our Cedarburg Inn

Cedarburg Artists of the Month

2020 promises to be one of the most creative and inspiring years yet! Washington House Inn will be bursting with talent and skill all year long, as a specific local artist is featured each month in our lobby. The great news for our guests is that no matter which month you choose for your getaway, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy the arts. Admiring original locally-made artwork is a wonderful way to immerse yourself in the rich Cedarburg culture during your stay. Enjoy!

Julia Nawrot - Artist of the Month

Photo Credit: Cedarburg Artists Guild

January – Julia Nawrot

With expertise in watercolor, acrylic, pastel, and oil, Nawrot specializes in uncovering the hidden beauty in everyday things. By transforming simple objects into inspiring works of art, she brings life and new perspectives to her audience.

Joan Hollnagel - Artist of the Month

Photo Credit: Cedarburg Artists Guild

February – Joan Hollnagel

Hollnagel specializes in mixed media pieces that invoke a unique humor and realistic style, just like the one above! Be delighted by her interpretations of people, animals, houses, and more.

Patrick Doughman - Artist of the Month

Photo Credit: Cedarburg Artists Guild

March – Patrick Doughman

A Cedarburg resident since the early 60s, Doughman is an important part of the community. His work focuses on composition and color. He is a talented printmaker as well as a painter, and a firm believer in creating art that evokes an emotional response for both the artist and viewer.

Chris Behrs - Artist of the Month

Photo Credit: Cedarburg Artists Guild

April – Chris Behrs

Behrs draws his inspiration from exploration of the “daily adventure”. You will find yourself being marveled by everyday magic when you enjoy his beautiful work.
Sandra Pape - Artist of the Month

Photo Credit: Cedarburg Artists Guild

May – Sandra Pape

Both an expressionist painter and mixed media artist, Pape is self-taught and often creates around themes of women and children. Her work is as inspiring as it is unique.

Barbara McHugh - Artist of the Month

Photo Credit: Cedarburg Artists Guild

June – Barbara McHugh

Whimsical photography is McHugh’s speciality. She creates beautiful images of gardens that she hopes convinces admirers that they have “wandered into her garden after dark and found the plants dancing.”

Janet Tenneson-McCarty - Artist of the Month

July – Janet Tenneson-McCarty

This wonderful local painter creates gorgeous and creative work like her well-known depiction of Zion National Park.
Erin Blum - Artist of the Month

Photo Credit: Cedarburg Artists Guild

August – Erin Blum

Blum’s stunning work is inspired by the Grafton, Wisconsin community and its people. She even sells original paintings and can be commissioned for special, customized masterpieces!

Evie Grasse - Artist of the Month

September – Evie Grasse

Grasse’s true passion is watercolor landscapes that come to life! She has a knack for expertly pairing shapes, shadows, and colors to create the most beautiful creations.

Marcia Boyd - Artist of the Month

October – Marcia Boyd

A member of the Wisconsin Plein Air Painters Association, Boyd’s unmistakable painting skills have made a splash in the Cedarburg community. Some of her most popular pieces include the serene “Quiet Morning on the Creek” painting.
Ellen Anderson - Artist of the Month

Photo Credit: Cedarburg Artists Guild

November – Ellen Anderson

Featured in the Wisconsin Wildlife Exhibition at the Miller Art Museum and the Hidden River Arts Festival in Brookfield (just to name a few), Anderson is a pro at bringing life to the canvas. Her work most commonly depicts magical nature scenes of forests, rivers, animals, and more.

Sandra Pape - Artist of the Month

Photo Credit: Cedarburg Artists Guild

December – Sandra Pape

We’ll be ending the year by featuring the incredible Sandra Pape once again! If you missed her in May, be sure to enjoy her unique work in December.
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Your Home Away from Home

After a day spent exploring Cedarburg and enjoying the rich local art and culture, come home to Washington House Inn and savor a stay like no other. With tastefully appointed guest rooms, delicious breakfasts each morning, and modern amenities you love, you’ll never want to leave. Plan your art-lovers’ getaway today!