Lake Wissota Island (Hugh Mandelert)
Hugh M. Mandelert was born Oct. 23, 1927 and died Oct. 2, 2001. The Mandelert family ran the world famous Chippewa Woolen Mill until 1960. Hugh's talent was discovered early on and he was the first in his family's history to become an artist. He studied at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, also painting under artist, Jerry Farnsworth at his schools in Cape Cod and Sarasota, Fla. He then spent a year at the Art Students' League in New York City.
Hugh focused his own painting on nostalgic neighborhood scenes and local town landmarks as well as rural scenes throughout Western Wisconsin. Paper or Canvas Prints are available in several sizes: 5" x 7", 8 1/2" x 11", 16" x 20", 20" x 25"