About Rainier League of Arts

Rainier League of Arts (RLA) is a non-profit art club located in Tacoma, WA. Meetings feature artist demonstrations of techniques and materials such as: Oil, watercolor, pastels, colored pencil, charcoal, acrylic, 3D art, photography and mixed media. RLA shows art in local area venues. Fred Oldfield was one of the founding members, some current members are also professional artists. The club was started in 1968 by Roselle Souza, Paul Chalk, Hazel Gibbons, Fred Oldfield and Aletha Deuel. RLA welcomes new members including fine artists, photographers, as well as new emerging artists. No fee to attend the first meeting, after that, yearly club dues are $25 for 2019-2020. RLA meetings are currently on hold due to Pandemic: When meetings resume, they will take place on the 3rd Tuesday each month at 7PM at Mid-County Community Center, 10205 44th Ave. E, Tacoma, WA (behind Central Avenue Elementary School) No meetings in July or August. Potluck in lieu of Dec. meeting. When not meeting; members continue to share art in RLA's Newsletter and on the "Rainier League of Art" Facebook Page.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Rita Welch

Some artwork by Rita Welch...  View more of her art on her website at: 
https://ritawelchartist.blogspot.com/

"Legacy of Pride" oil on 11" x 14" canvas by Rita Welch



"Mountain View", oil on 11" x 14" canvas bay Rita Welch


"Nevada Mustangs", oil on 16" x 20" canvas by Rita Welch


"Bacon Bits", oil on 10" x 12" canvas by Rita Welch


"A Touch of Holland" oil on 24" x 12" canvas


"Mother and Foal", oil on 18" x 24" canvas by Rita Welch

"Home on the Range", oil canvas by Rita Welch, SOLD 

"Union Soldier", oil on 24" x 12" canvas by Rita Welch

 

"Cat Nap", oil on 12" x 16" canvas by Rita Welch


"Jack Rabbit", oil on 4" x 6" canvas by Rita Welch

 

"Col. Sayer", oil on 24" x 12" canvas by Rita Welch, NFS

  


"Rite of Passage", oil on 20" x 10" canvas by Rita Welch 

 


"Diamond Lake", oil on canvas by Rita Welch, SOLD






"Tombstone Stagecoach", oil on canvas by Rita Welch SOLD


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"Buffalo on the River", oil on canvas by Rita Welch SOLD


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About the Artist:

    Award winning oil painter, Rita Welch, has been practicing her style of art, Western realism, for over 35 years. Many of her paintings depict scenes from the old West, rural landscapes and horses.
    Rita's art work is frequently on display in shows, and galleries in the Pacific Northwest. Some of her art awards:  First Place award, “Vision’s of Peace: art show, “Premier Gallery”, Puyallup, 2018; Second Place, “Ebb and Flow” Art Show, “Tahoma Center Gallery”, Tacoma, WA, 2017; Fourth Place award, Oil Painting Division, Fine Art Competition, Washington State Fair, 2018.
    See more of Rita's art and find out about art shows on Facebook at "Rita Welch Artist":