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"Pinched Nerve" SOLD to a private collector.

"Third Ward Streetscaping"

SOLD to a private collector.

Third place award winner in the 2017 Historic Third Ward painting competition.

PAULA HARE - Mequon, Wisconsin

Artist, Painter, Marketing executive, Motorcycle enthusiast, Concert-goer.

Paula is a native of Waukesha, Wisconsin, and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (’81) from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

As an exhibiting fine artist, her work is part of the White House permanent collection and has also been displayed in galleries, corporate collections and juried art exhibitions throughout Wisconsin and the United States.

She has been awarded solo exhibitions at Villa Terrace Art Museum, at the Cedarburg Cultural Center in Wisconsin and at the Queens Library Gallery in New York City. 

Paula is also an entrepreneur and spent her entire 30+ year career operating her own marketing and graphic design firm in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. She is also a former Adjunct Professor teaching principles of marketing, graphic design and promotions in the school of business at Concordia University and at Wisconsin Lutheran College.


Paula has always been passionate about painting and is excited to be able to pick up a brush again after so many years. Her studio is in the Grafton Arts Mill in Grafton, Wisconsin.

ACHIEVEMENTS and Professional Memberships

Professional Memberships

•Oil Painters of America

•The Chrome Divas Motorcycle Organization – Milwaukee chapter and National chapter

•The Cedarburg Artist’s Guild

•League of Milwaukee Artists

Recent Achievements

•Honorable Mention award winner in the 2023 Plymouth, Wisconsin "Paint the towns in fall color" festival.

•Won "Best Nocturne" in the 2023 Waukesha Plein Air Painting Festival

•Selected to participate in the Cedarburg Artists Guild Juried Exhibition

•Blue Ribbon Award winner in the Ozaukee County Art Show - 2023

•Accepted into the “Big Show” in Grafton, Wisconsin – 2023

•People’s Choice winner in the “Big Show” Grafton, Wisconsin - 2023

•Participated in the 24-hour show at the Grafton Arts Mill. - 2023

•Participated in the Cedarburg Plein Air competition - 2023

•Participated in the State Fair Plein Air painting competition and quick paint – 2022 and 2023

•Third place award winner in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward plein air painting competition 2017

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