in the beginning
During the 1940s to 60's, a vibrant artist community was emerging as cabins were built on the islands of Whitefish Bay. The residents would park at the landing of Woodlands Camps.
We would like to find more members of the Woodlands Artists Group that includes the following people:
Dr. John Perl, island painter, Chicago
Betty Reid, Return Point Road, pottery, Winnipeg
Dorothy P. Johnson, island pottery, Winnipeg
Here is a growing list of people at the 1962 Arts Festival:
Mrs. Reid, florals, Chicago
Sammy Lac Seul, painter
Henry Kabestra, painter
Mrs. E.J. Reynolds, artifacts
Margaret Gauthier, beadwork
Mr. Fadden, artifacts
Mrs. Kinsey O. English, millinery, Chicago
Mrs. Jean Englund, painter
Ruth Hoff, painter, Chicago
Mr. Ralph Lohr, President
Sylvia Glenn Honeywell, author, Illinois
Mrs Gene Dion, Chair of the Culinary Committe organized a Blueberry Pie Contest.
Mrs. D.K. Nelson, Chicago, and Mrs. Joe Bloomer, Indiana and Mrs. Gene Dion were the winners and the happy pie judges were Mr. Mathieu, Mr. Noman Bester, and Jim Johansen.
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