LAKEWOOD — Throughout the summer, the Fine Arts Gallery at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom is highlighting the work of local painter Catherine J. Swanson.
A reception celebrating Swanson’s work will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 24. Several of her paintings will be on display through Aug. 28.
Swanson, a Tacoma native, is a well-respected member of the local art scene. She has taught children’s art for many years and even operated her own gallery for three years. She has painted several public murals, including one at MultiCare/Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, as well as theater sets for the Tacoma Actors Guild.
The Fine Arts Gallery is located at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, 9401 Farwest Drive SW, Lakewood. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to noon Friday.
For more information, call Gallery Director Jennifer Olson-Rudenko at (253) 964-6535 or visit the Web site at www.pierce.ctc.edu/art.