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.

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All RLA Meetings are Currently Suspended Due to The Pandemic

ALL RLA meetings are currently suspended due to the Pandemic. When RLA meetings resume: There is no charge to attend the first meeting. After that, yearly club dues for 2019 - 2020 are only $25 per year.  There is usually an art demo/presentation and a refreshment break prior to the meeting.  Club members are encouraged to bring their artwork and talk a bit about it at the meeting.  Guests are also welcome to bring their artwork to the meeting!
Under normal circumstances: Meetings are held at the Mid-County Community Center, 10205 44th Ave. E, Tacoma, WA (Located behind Central Avenue Elementary School).    on the Third Tuesday of each month at 7pm from Sept thru May (with Holiday Potlucks beginning at 6pm in December and June in lieu of meeting), however, due to the Pandemic, ALL RLA meetings are currently suspended.  No meetings are held in July or August.

Rainier League of Arts Board Members, 2019 - 2020:
President:  Chrystine Westphal 425-971-6118
Treasurer:  JoAnn Dorsey-Hayden 253-531-7532
Secretary:  Anne Doane

Rainier League of Arts Committee Chairs, 2019 - 2020:
Programs:  Barbara Waid
Sunshine:  Liz McDevitt (text only) 253-414-3712
Newsletter:  Anne Doane
Show Coordinator: Anne Doane
Publicity:  Anne Doane
Website & Facebook Page:  Anne Doane

Rainier League of Arts Facebook Page: