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Rie Munoz

 (born 1921)
Rie Munoz is active/lives in Alaska, California.  Rie Munoz is known for figure-genre, lithographs, mural.

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Rie Munoz


Alaska regionalist painter Rie Mounier Munoz was the child of Dutch parents who immigrated to California, where she was born and raised. She is known for her colorful scenes of everyday life in Alaska.

Rie (from Marie) Munoz (moo nyos), studied art at Washington and Lee University in Virginia. In 1950, she traveled up the Inside Passage by steamship, fell in love with Juneau, and gave herself until the boat left the next day to find a job and a place to live. Since then Juneau has been home to Munoz. She began painting small vignettes of Alaska soon after arriving in Juneau, and also studied art at the University of Alaska-Juneau.

Munoz painted in oils in what she describes as a "painstakingly realistic" style, which she fou  ...  Displaying 750 of 5398 characters.



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About  Rie Munoz

Born:  1921 - California
Known for:  figure-genre, lithographs, mural