Artist of the Month


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January: Karolis Avižienis

Recent Paintings by 91 year-old Orland Park Resident, Karolis Avižienis

Artist Statement:
My current series of paintings began with COVID. Before the pandemic hit, I was painting landscapes, most of them based on photos taken during my travels in Europe. My palette then was comprised of gentle and cheerful colors: greens, blues, pinks and yellows. COVID caused me to reassess my palette and subject matter. Almost overnight I swapped my beaches and architectural landmarks for abstract, geometrical shapes, with darker, primary colors predominating. Each of my current paintings details demise–of our cities, our society, our planet.

All images (c) 2020 by Karolis Avižienis.


Upcoming Artists:

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February: Jenn Johnson

Previous Artists

Tom Mulqueen
Project Onward Studio and Gallery
Log Cabin Center for the Arts
Retta Hentschel
Raúl Ortiz



Interested in displaying?

Contact the Outreach Services Department at 708-428-5110 or outreach@orlandparklibrary.org to inquire about the art wall or our display cases.