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Mary Ann Trzyna poses for a photo during a Friday, Dec. 1 Meet the Artist event at the Orland Park Public Library near two of her pieces inspired by her time at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
Tom Cantwell, of Orland Park, takes in the work of Mary Ann Trzyna Friday, Dec. 1, during a Meet the Artist event at the Orland Park Public Library. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
Mary Ann Trzyna (left) greets her former colleague Sandy McBride, of Orland Park, as Bernadette Krugman, of Naperville, waits her turn to say “hello.”
“Lake Michigan Sunset” by Mary Ann Trzyna.
Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter
9:57 am CST December 5, 2017
Art often imitates life, and, in the hands of a deeply talented painter, art can reveal a new way to look at the world around us. Mary Ann Trzyna finds inspiration in real places, real objects and real world beauty to create majestic landscapes and still life paintings that make viewers see the familiar with fresh eyes.