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Painting Alaska: Rie Munoz opens show at Alaska State Museum

As late as her mid-20s, then-Los Angeles department store employee Rie Munoz was barely into art. She sketched a little when she wrote letters, but she wasn't into painting.
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Rie Munoz celebrates 90 years

Rie Munoz first came to Alaska in 1950, as a tourist on board the steamship Princess Louise. She was on a round-trip sailing from Seattle...
Local color

...decision he says he has now forgiven himself for - and continued to pursue art on his own. Along with friend and neighbor Rie Munoz, he worked at the Alaska State Museum as a museum assistant, and has for many years been an active member of Plein Rein...
Women of Distinction

...thank Amy Carroll for designing the printed program, Jeanette St. George for producing bid sheets and table names, Rie Munoz for her beautiful artwork and Scott and Donna Johnson for videotaping the evening. AWARE would also like to thank the Women...
Proposed: State utensil shall be bear claw salad tongs

...instruments. I propose Alaska's be a fiddle, completely un-played and hanging on the wall between a whale baleen and a Rie Munoz/Barbara Lavalle print.Other states also have state amphibians, state reptiles, state dances and even state grasses...
Thank you to UAS Alumni Spring Auction Donors, Bidders and Volunteers

...and Margaret Pugh, Rainbow Foods, Rainy Retreat Books, Dwain and Carolyn Reddekopp, Rejuvenation Day Spa & Salon, Rie Munoz Gallery, James Risdon, Caren Robinson, Tyler Rybkowski, Safeway, Salon 907, Seattle Mariners, Thyes Shaub, Shear...
Thank you from Herring Hop

...Scott Perkins at Jerry's Meats & Seafood, for the smoked ham, Steve Drake at Costco, for gift certificates, the Rie Munoz Gallery for the book & print, and Annie Kaill's Fine Art & Craft Gallery for the gorgeous earrings and gift certificate...
Thank you from Annual Fahrenkamp/Kelly Legislative Putting Tournament

...Jr., Kris Knauss, Don Kubley, Jeff Logan, Jerry Mackie, Charlie Miller, Mt. Roberts Tramway, Eldon Mulder, Rie Munoz Gallery, NANA Development, Northstar Behavioral Health, Alaskan Brewery, John O'Shea, Pavitt Health & Fitness...
Thanks to local Alaskans and businesses for fundraising support

...Nugget Alaskan Outfitter, Omni, Inc., Pavitt Health & Fitness, Princess World Jewelers, Rayco Sales, Wayne Regelin, Rie Munoz Gallery, RH Development, Rodfather's Broiler, Ron's Apothecary Shoppe, Paul Sargent, Charles Schultz, DMD...
Artist who defies age

...retired for more than a dozen years, Juneau painter Rie Munoz, 79, is still going strong. "I don't think...freer style. 'Mother and child' is a 1995 Rie Munoz painting. COURTESY OF RIE MUNOZ "I do paintings of all sorts of people. I sketch...


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