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Congratulations to all the artists who
participated and a big “thank you” to all our volunteers for this 
year’s Paint Cedarburg event.

June 4 –11, 2022

Over 165 plein air artists roam our charming city of Cedarburg (and other designated areas in Ozaukee and Washington counties) capturing favorite historical structures, coffee shops and the picturesque countryside. Artists from all over work with oils, watercolors, pastels and more. Paint Cedarburg is nationally recognized as the largest gathering of artists in Wisconsin. Artists leave the comforts of their studios and spend 7 days painting outside…rain or shine. The public is encouraged to interact with the artists as they work and watch as their paintings come to life!

Get out of
your comfort zone!

  • Challenge yourself and take your art to the next level. 

  • Enjoy the comradery of fellow artists and experience the challenge of working in different conditions outdoors

  • Over $8,000 in prizes awarded every year

  • Be a part of Wisconsin's largest gathering of plein air artists

  • You'll have the chance to show and sell your work at the Cedarburg Cultural Center (CCC)

  • Appreciate and support the process, talent and courage it takes to participate!

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ARTIST INFORMATION & RESOURCES
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Make the most of your Paint Cedarburg experience.

Space is limited and this event is open to the first 165 artists who register.
 

Registration is closed for 2022

and we are looking forward to another memorable event.

artist information and resources

2022

AWARDS

Our Main Event

Presented Friday, June 10 at 9:30am
directly following the Artists’ Choice Voting,

Cedarburg Cultural Center, W62 N546 Washington Avenue, Cedarburg

BEST OF SHOW

$3000

Purchase award Cedarburg Art Museum,
sponsored by Ozaukee Bank’s Gift to the Future Fund

2nd Place

$1000

3rd Place

$500

(4) Honorable Mentions

$250 value 

Gift certificates from Blick Art Materials and
Jack Richeson and Company

BEST OF CEDARBURG:

SANDRA MCCUTCHEON PAPE

1st Place • $500 

2nd Place • $300

3rd Place • $150

PAINT THE LAKE

1st Place • $500

Sponsored by Bridget and Matt Deloge
& Katherine 
de Shazer

2nd Place • $300

Sponsored by Robert Powell

NOCTURNE

1st Place • $300

ARTISTS CHOICE

1st Place • $300

2nd Place • $200

New this year!

Higher award level

New this year!

Each artist may only win one of the above awards with the exception of the Artists Choice Award.
Artists awarded more than $550 must complete a federal form W-9 prior to receiving the cash.
Awards and main event
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We love that you’re here!

Our community loves watching you work and buys images of their favorite local shops, mills, waterways, historic homes and buildings, gardens and restaurants! Your sheer presence is the vibe that sells artwork and makes our event so memorable. Thank you!

What people are saying about Paint Cedarburg…

“What helps set Cedarburg apart from other events is the scale of it all. From the number of artists to the volunteers and the buyers, when this show comes together at the end of the week it is a true spectacle. The beauty of such a large event lies in its coordination and dedication to the fine arts.”

— NATHAN BRANDNER

2022 Event Schedule
2022 PAINT CEDARBURG EVENT SCHEDULE

JUNE 2022

10am to 5pm

TBD

NEW Plein Air Painting Workshop Opportunity with James Hempel

Paint Cedarburg judge, James Hemple is offering for a plein air painting workshop in Cedarburg.

Space is limited to 10 people for each workshop details will be supplied at registration.

2pm to 9pm

Plein Air Painting Workshop
with Andy Fletcher

Join our Paint Cedarburg judge, Andy Fletcher for a plein air painting workshop at his farm in Random Lake.

AFF

Space is limited to 10 people for each workshop

details will be supplied at

registration.

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FRIDAY

8am to 10am

CAM

Check-in & Stamping

Check-in for the day and get your canvases stamped. See the 2022 Artist Handbook for
more information.

SATURDAY

04

8am to 10am

CAM

Check-in & Stamping

Check-in and get stamped for another day of plein air.

2:00pm to 3pm

CCH

Artists set up easels to sell

3:00pm to 5pm

CCH

from Cedarburg

First public sale of 2022

plein air paintings on the lawn of Cedarburg City Hall. If it rains, go to the gymnasium at Cedarburg Community Center

Fresh! 

SUNDAY

05

06

MONDAY

8am to 10am

CAM

Check-in & Stamping

Check-in for day three of Paint Cedarburg

6pm to 7pm

WHI

Artists Social

Hangout and get to know other Plein air artists and network

8am to 10am

CAM

Check-in & Stamping

Check-in and for day four of Paint Cedarburg

6pm to 7pm

WHI

Artists Social

Enjoy mingling with fellow plein air artists and network

TUESDAY

07

8am to 10am

CAM

Check-in & Stamping

Last day to check-in and get canvases stamped.

6pm to 7pm

WHI

Artists Social

Connect with fellow Plein air artists and network

WEDNESDAY

08

8am to 11am

CCC

Painting Drop-off

Get social and connect with your peers.

2:00 to 7:00pm

CCC

Judging

Let the judging begin! Meet the 2022 Paint Cedarburg judges

THURSDAY

09

3pm to 5pm

CAM

Artists Soireé

Enjoy mingling with fellow artists, network and have fun. It’s a party after all! Dress is casual.

FRIDAY

7:30am to 9am

CCC

Artists Choice Voting

Vote for your favorite!

9:05am

CCC

Award Winners

Announced to artists only

10:00am to 2:00pm

CCC

Collectors Invitational 

Collectors are invited to enjoy coffee and the chance to acquire plein art before it is open to the public.

2:00pm to 9:00pm

CCC

Public Opening &

Gallery Sales 

The general public is invited to enjoy the work of Paint Cedarburg participants and purchase some original art to take home.

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11

SATURDAY

10am to 5pm

CCC

Public Gallery Sales Continue 

Last chance for the public to purchase plein art from Paint Cedarburg

5:00 to 6:30pm

CCC

Painting Pickup

All participating artists are expected to pick up their wonderful work at this time.

5:00 to 7:00pm

CCC

Plein air in
Cedarburg 
Continues…

Artists must sign up in person to be included in this event. See prospectus for more information.

AFF = Andy Fletcher Farm • Random Lake, WI

CAM = Cedarburg Art Museum • W63 N675 Washington Ave

CCH = Cedarburg City Hall • W63 N645 Washington Ave

CCC = Cedarburg Cultural Center • W62 N546 Washington Ave

WHI = Washington House Inn • W62 N573 Washington Ave

CCG = Cedarburg Community Gym • W63 N641 Washington Avenue • Cedarburg, WI 53012

2022 AWARD WINNERS

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2022 BEST IN SHOW
HECTOR ACUNA | ”Clouds Passing Over Afternoon Walk“ (Oil)

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2nd PLACE
MAIN EVENT

Bethann Moran-Handzlik
“May the Rain Fall Softly" (Oil)
 

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3rd PLACE
MAIN EVENT

Troy Tatlock
“Future Condominiums" (Mixed Media) 

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1st PLACE
BEST OF CEDARBURG

Don Yang
“Late Afternoon Arch” (Oil)

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2nd PLACE
BEST OF CEDARBURG

Paula Swaydan Grebel
“Historic Back View” (Oil)

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3rd PLACE
BEST OF CEDARBURG

Pamela Grabber
“Color Chart” (Oil)

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1st PLACE
PAINT THE LAKE

James Faecke
“Noon Departure” (Watercolor)

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2nd PLACE
PAINT THE LAKE

Deborah Rollo
“Beauty Before the Storm” (Oil)

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1st PLACE
NOCTURNE

Tom Smith
“Port Washington 2nd Shift” (Oil)

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1st PLACE
ARTISTS CHOICE

Todd Schabel
“By a Thread” (Oil)

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Honorable Mention
MAIN EVENT
Tom Linden
“Along Cedar Sauk" (Oil)

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Honorable Mention
MAIN EVENT
Stephen Wysocki “Andy and Katie's Garden" (Oil)

Honorable Mention
MAIN EVENT

Michael Olive
“Evening Ice Cream" (Oil)

Plein Air Workshop with James Hempel
Plein Air Workshop with Andy Fletcher