About Us

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Joan Houlehen


After 30 years in the art industry, I co-founded the Cudahy Art Coalition, LLC, in order to provide scholarships for students interested in the visual and performing arts. I was born and raised in Cudahy, Wisconsin, and am active in civic affairs. 

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Tonia Klein

Director of Artistic Design

I received my Bachelors of Fine Art in Painting from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and studied at the Burren College of Art in Ireland. I moved to Cudahy 5 years ago & became involved in the community. I was appointed to the Cudahy Design Review Board 2 years ago.

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Lauren Marvell

Art Consultant

Lauren Marvell is a multidisciplinary artist from Cudahy, Wisconsin. During the day, Marvell practices a freelance commercial illustration career working with notable clients such as Culver’s, Titletown, Pabst Brewing Company, Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, and more. In her free time she peruses her love of traditional art practices, such as painting and paper cutting. Similar to her illustrations, Marvell enjoys creating paintings with bright colors and silly, expressive compositions.