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.

2014 Art Show

July 13 - July 20, 2014
at the Community Building in Manitowish Waters, WI.

Patron Preview - Wednesday July 15, 2014 5-8 P.M.
A reception for Patrons, Artists, Members and Scholarship Recipients.

Thursday, July 17 A.M. - 5 P.M.
Friday, July 18 9 A.M. - 8 P.M.
Saturday, July 19 9 A.M. - 5 P.M.
Sunday, July 20 9 A.M. - 2 P.M.

2014 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 (Bring a lunch if you want!)

2014 Meetings 9:00 - 10:15 Workshops 10: 30 – 2:30

May 14 - Sharon Reilly "Introduction to Asiona Watercolor Techniques". Please register with Barb Sholl at bwsholl@gmail.com or 715-588-9061 or Barbara McFarland at trowberry@aol.com or 715-543-2975.

June 4 Sue Wendlandt: “Hot off the Press,” Printing on Paper wendlandt@charter.net

July 2 Dave Kapszukiewicz: “How to Manage the Hierarchies of Your Painting” Dave@kapsfineart.com

Aug 6 Barbara McFarland: “Creating with Collage” trowberry@aol.com

Sept 3 Ginny Stiles, “Zentangle Pen and Ink Workshop” Ginnystiles@gmail.com

Oct 1 Sandy Robertson, “Weaving a Wall Basket” Sandyron@gmail.com

Monday, June 16, 2014


The Manito Art League is still accepting applications for scholarships!!
The deadline for submitting Scholarship Applications has been extended to June 22, 2014.  If you know anyone who is interested in a scholarship to be used toward classes, workshops or courses related to the Fine Arts, contact Ann Egan 715-543-2926 for an application.  (e-mail egans@centurytel.net)

Monday, June 9, 2014

June 2014

Sue Wendlandt presented a workshop on Printing!  These pictures are from the introduction and doing some hand / finger exercises to warm up!!

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!!