It was 1974 when Tom Litzinger painted the cougar on the center of the floor and on the wall of the Medical Lake Middle School gym. Forty years later those paintings are still in the gym.
During the middle school’s promotion ceremony, the district honored Litzinger for his contribution to the school.
When he was a teenager, Litzinger started painting as a hobby. After he finished school, he had trouble finding work and started painting professionally.
Over the years, he sold paintings at different art shows throughout the country. Most of Litzinger’s work focuses on western art, sce...