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.

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