1941 - 2017
Leslie Trewyn was born in in Wisconsin in 1941. She graduated with a B.S. in Art Education from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She married Tim Trewyn in 1963 and moved to Waupun where they both began their teaching careers. For more than 50 years, she taught and also created art noted for colorful, distinctive acrylics based on her travels and readings. Ms. Trewyn’s work was exhibited nationally and has been part of numerous large exhibits throughout the country, including Coconut Grove Festival of the Arts, Chicago Old Town Art Fair and Ann Arbor Street Fair.
In creating personal, original art, Ms. Trewyn found fulfillment in both the process and the product. “When I paint,” she said, “It’s about as close to Paradise as there is.”