Americana Hometown 1915 Artwork by Schaefer/Miles

Americana Hometown 1915 Artwork by Schaefer/Miles

Kevin and I moved back to my hometown in 1988. It was a beautiful sunny day like the one pictured and truth be told not much has changed since 1915. Except loved ones have come and gone and young ones either move on or return home again to experience the peace of rural living.

Seymour Gardens 72res

Seymour Gardens has been published from a 3’x6′ original oil painting. In 1989, artists Wendy Schaefer-Miles and Kevin Miles were commissioned to paint a piece for the new medical facility Gunderson Clinic, in Wendy’s hometown of Whitehall, WI. The artists’ imaginative view portrays a day at the garden park that once surrounded Whitehall’s Bandstand. The magnificent gardens which were developed by the Women’s Civic Association are long gone, but the bandstand built in 1915, still remains. The popularity of the painting has inspired the modern day citizens of the town to restore some of the garden to its past glory.

Schaefer/Miles Fine Art

Vintage Offset Fine Art Paper Lithograph 1100 S/N.  –  Image Sized 32” x 16”   $125.00

Mini print on demand 5” x 10” $25.00

Custom Framing available.

Collectibles of this painting are available at Fine Art America  note cards, mugs, pillows and totes.


Some of our original drawings and sketches still exist in our files. We took photos of people to use in the painting and you will see my parents and Kevin and I in the painting. It still hangs in Gunderson Clinic.

It was one our first collaborative commissioned paintings and we are still very proud of it today.


Wendy Schaefer-Miles & Kevin D. Miles


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