Who are we?

The Manito Art League is dedicated to the development and appreciation of the visual, creative and performing arts by means of demonstrations, exhibits and financial scholarships. Donations from our patrons are devoted primarily to scholarships.

2013 Art Show

July 17 - July 21, 2013
at the Community Building in Manitowish Waters, WI.

Patron Preview - Wednesday July 17, 2012 5-8 P.M.
A reception for Patrons, Artists, Members and Scholarship Recipients.

Thursday, July 18 9 A.M. - 8 P.M.
Friday, July 19 9 A.M. - 8 P.M.
Saturday, July 20 9 A.M. - 5 P.M.
Sunday, July 22 9 A.M. - 2 P.M.

2013 Manito Workshops

The Manito Art League offers monthly workshops from May through October. They are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. (Free to Members and $10 for non-members.)
They include programs offered by members and guest artists and cover a wide variety of interests.
We meet the first Wednesday of the month at the Manitowish Waters Community Center on Hwy 51 at 11:00 to 3:30. (Bring a lunch if you want!)

For 2013:

May 15 - 'The Spirit of Paper' - Debra Ketchum Jircik- circleoflifestudio@frontier.com
June 5 - 'Being Creative with Tantalizing Textures in Watercolor Painting' - Karen Kappell cen35522@centurytel.net
July 10 - 'Chain Maille & Fused Dichro Glass' - Val Bogdan dichroval@yahoo.com
August 7 - 'Creating an Artist's Sketchbook' - Emily Umentum aesemu@gmail.com
September 4 - 'Layering Color to get the Desired Effect' (colored pencil)- Barbara Boneck, 715-543-2611
October 2 - 'Oil and Water (scapes) Definitely Mix' - Jeannine Achauer - 715-356-2775

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Workshop May 9, 2012 - "Altered Books"

Sue Wendlant led a wonderful workshop on making "Altered Books".  Here are some of the attendees and their artwork!

Linda Kiesgen decided to altered her books to into a decorative light stand by applying birch bark to the cover and well and using a variety of techniques to altered the decorative pages inside the book.

Jo Duller working on her altered book.  Jo experimented with a variety of techniques such as using transparent watercolor paints, collage and sewing pages to altered her book pages.

Rosemary Ahmann tapes her altered book to help block the paint while creating a painted design onto her altered book page.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

2011 Art Show

The show was amazing! Well over 1250 people attended. We had 97 artists displaying 242 pieces of art!
Winners included Christine Alfery receiving Best in Show for Summer Grasses' and Ken Drawz receiving the Patrons Preview Party award for 'Great Hoo'.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

July 6, 2011 - Basket making workshop

We had a great workshop this past week with Sandy. Everyone was very successful in completing beautiful baskets to take home. Our 'Thanks' to Sandy and her daughter who helped us each step of the way!!
Enjoy the pictures!

Friday, June 3, 2011

June 1 Meeting and Workshop

Big turnout for the meeting as planning continued for the Show in July.

The workshop with Karen Lenhart was lots of fun working in an abstract mode using watercolors.

Friday, October 8, 2010

October 6, 2010 Workshop

Great Workshop hosted by Jane Schmalz! Everyone contributed to the final masterpiece! What Fun!!

Monday, August 10, 2009

8/5/09 Workshop

More demonstrations at the workshop.....

Sue Wendlandt

Barb McFarland

John McFarland

August 5 - Multi workshop

The Workshop was a HUGE success with great attendance. There were 5 different artists demonstrating various techniques.

Karen Kappel

Joanne Nock Olson