We are happy to announce our Featured Artist for September and October – Susan Hartzheim.
Susan (Klassen) Hartzheim was born in Tomahawk,Wi, delivered by ‘The Angel on Snowshoes” Dr. Kate Newcomb. She grew up in the 50’s and 60’s, in a very small town known for its scenic vista at the dump… Boulder Junction, Wisconsin. Susan was the first Musky Queen (six years old). Her parents owned the Klassen’s U-Save Grocery Store. Susan loved the Northwoods, All the Animals around…both domestic and wild, Aqualand, Shrimps Wildlife Display, all the Lakes, Musky Parades, and…she even had a pet Skunk!
Later in life, she lived in Bozeman, Montana, with her husband Mike and their two boys.
There she raised show and field Golden Retrievers, had horses, was a Professional Dog trainer and groomer. She loved both Northern Wisconsin and Montana! About twenty years ago, they moved back to Wisconsin.
Currently, Susan is working on writing a book of growing up in Boulder Junction. About three years ago, she took up watercolor painting. Although she has less than fifty paintings finished, she continues to take art classes to grow her talents. She intends to illustrate her book in the near future. You will see both Montana and the Northwoods of Wisconsin in her paintings. Animals, Flowers and most recently she took schooling in portrait painting. So…there”s more to come!
You can reach Susan at 715 892-2450. She lives in Woodruff, Wisconsin.