Ernest Hupeden’s Painted Forest, Valton, WI

Edgewood College, David Wells, Director

Between 1899 and 1902, Ernest Hupeden, a German folk painter, covered the complete interior of Valton’s Modern Woodmen of America meeting hall with vivid, imaginative scenes presenting the vision and aspirations of this fraternal society.  Edgewood College maintains this restored folk art treasure, fostering its educational role through programs open to the general public. E846 Painted Forest Drive, Valton WI 53968