About Rainier League of Arts

Rainier League of Arts, a non-profit art club located in Tacoma, WA, was founded in 1968 by Paul Chalk, Aletha Deuel, Fred Oldfield, Roselle Souza, and Hazel Gibbons. New members are welcome, including: Fine artists, photographers, and emerging artists. RLA meetings feature art presentations of techniques/materials such as: Oil, watercolor, pastel, colored pencil, charcoal, acrylic, 3D art, photography and mixed media. RLA shows artwork in local area venues. While meetings are currently on hold due to the Pandemic, members continue to share art in RLA's Newsletter and on the "Rainier League of Art" Facebook Page and participate in area art shows. 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. No fee to attend the first meeting, after that, yearly club dues are $25 for 2021-2022.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

HOLIDAY FINE ART SHOW 2021

Enjoy many original pieces of art, just in time for the holidays! 

The "Wrapped in Wonder" Holiday Fine Art Show, by Rainier League of Arts, features more than 40 original paintings (including miniature paintings) and some hand painted Christmas Ornaments.  The Gallery is located inside the "Puyallup Activity Center" next to Pioneer Park (between the Puyallup Main Library and Anthem Coffee). The Gallery and Activity Center are closed weekends and Holidays.  Regular hours are M-F 9am - 4pm.  The show runs through January 7, 2022.

Here are a few paintings in the show:


"Tropical Sunshine",  watercolor 11" x 14", by JoAnn Hayden



"Playful Intent", collage, image area 12" x 16", by Anne Doane


"Pear", acrylic and alcohol ink, 4" x 6", by Anne Doane
FIRST PLACE - MINIATURE ART


"Mt. Rainier from above Chrystal River Ranch Road", 12" x 16", acrylic by Carlene Salazar



"Mosey", oil, 12" x 16", by Tracy Hansen-Wagner
HONORABLE MENTION



"Memories, Tulips at Pike Place Market", watercolor, image area, 12" x 16", by Anne Doane
HONORABLE MENTION


"Lemons", glass paint, 4" x 6", by Anne Doane



"Legacy of Pride", oil, 11" x 14" by Rita Welch
FIRST PLACE



"Tea House at Lakewold Gardens", watercolor, image area 12" x 16", by Anne Doane


"Joe Creek at Pacific Beach", watercolor, 22" x 28", by Ron Snowden



"Snowy Mountain", hand painted oil on 2" diameter glass ball, by Barbara Waid



"Day Hike", oil, 16" x 24", by Barbara Waid



"Chevy Red", acrylic, 30" x 40" by Chrystine Westphal
HONORABLE MENTION



"Cavalry Scouts", oil, 16" x 20", by Rita Welch
SECOND PLACE



"An Evening at Pike Place Market", oil, 11" x 14", by Anne Doane
 


"Home Through Moonlit Fog", acrylic by Carlene Salazar
HONORABLE MENTION







"Rainier Sunrise", oil by Barbara Waid
HONORABLE MENTION






"Superstition Mountains", acrylic by Carlene Salazar
THIRD PLACE