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Local Artists Featured in Lynnfield Branch

Our beautifully redesigned 596 Main Street Branch in Lynnfield features a unique art gallery wall showcasing paintings from Lynnfield Art Guild artists. The watercolor artist Beth Aaronson was the first to display her artwork here. In June 2022, another talented watercolor artist named Maryann Trudeau who is a retired Elementary Teacher has filled our gallery wall with her exquisite works of art (available for purchase). When you are visiting our Lynnfield Branch to open an account or apply for a loan, make sure you stop by our "Bringing art to banking" wall.


L to R: Maryann Trudeau, Artist and Robert Clattenburg, Wakefield Co-operative Bank Branch Manager, Lynnfield

Maryann Trudeau is a retired Elementary School Teacher who has always had a passionate interest in the Arts and Music. She always shared her love for art and music with her students by including it in her curriculum. When she retired, Maryann had time to advance her passion. She met with a group in Lynnfield and began learning watercolor painting. This group advanced to taking lessons at the Lynnfield Center every week.
Maryann belongs to the Lynnfield Art Guild and has been able to show her paintings numerous times at their shows. She also belongs to the Everett Arts and has shown her and has shown her painting there as well. She also has shown at the Peabody Art Festival where she won her first blue ribbon.
Lynnfield Art Guild (LAG) has been a force for the arts in the greater community for almost sixty years. The guild’s mission is to encourage and inspire an appreciation for and love of art. LAG provides a platform for painters, photographers, and artisans of all types to network, learn, and display and sell their work with two annual art shows, monthly art demonstrations, and member get-togethers. Membership of Lynnfield Art Guild is open to artists of all levels in surrounding communities and student and family memberships available. The Lynnfield Art Guild is a non-profit organization and provides annual scholarships to graduating seniors. Additional information can be found at and on Instagram (@lynnfieldartguild) and Facebook (@Lynnfield Arts).