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Pastel painter Ted Fuka, of Mokena, shows off his work at the Orland Park Public Library. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
Phyllis Miller, of Orland Park, says hello to Ted Fuka during the May 3 Meet the Artist event at the Orland Park Public Library. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
“Hideaway,” by Ted Fuka, is on display through the end of May on the second floor of the Orland Park Public Library.
Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter
4:00 am CDT May 17, 2019
From the natural wonder of Hickory Creek to the iconic steeple of St. Mary’s Church, Mokena-based artist Ted Fuka finds inspiration in the heart of his community. He bathes his local landscapes in light beaming from the sun, moon or in reflections bouncing off blankets of snow found in his favorite artistic season: winter.