Artist Uncorked: Mark Kanitz


Our featured artist for the month of March & April is wildlife artist, Mark Kanitz Original Artwork. Mark grew up in Milwaukee, but spent weekends and summers enjoying the outdoors with his family in central and northwestern Wisconsin.
He graduated from UW-Stevens Point with a degree in Wildlife Management. After working for the Wisconsin DNR for two years, he began to focus on becoming an artist. Mark worked at Ripon Printers for 28 years and dedicated his spare time to the outdoors and artwork. He retired from the Printers in 2016.
Mark now spends his days hunting, fishing, camping and painting. His passion is creating original artwork on shed antlers and other unique mediums.
Mark has won several awards for his painting including being named Wisconsin Wildlife Federation’s artist of the year eight times.
Stop by the winery during the month of March or April and wander through the Great Room "Gallery."