Dr. Rita Kepner Gallery Collection

rita-kepner-at-podiumSEATTLE, WA. – City University of Seattle is honored to celebrate Lisa Painter on July 17, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on its Seattle Campus located at 521 Wall Street, Seattle, WA 98121.
Ms. Painter donated over 100 pieces of art from her private collection to further access higher education. Dr. Rita Kepner, an alumna and former faculty member of CityU, is the celebrated artist behind the collection. Ms. Painter, the donor, is a well-known philanthropist who resides in Marrowstone Island, Washington.

Growing up, Ms. Painter’s parents Muriel T. and Carl W. Painter instilled in their daughter a great love and appreciation for art and education. Because of this, Ms. Painter has made the donation in her parents’ name. According to Ms. Painter, “I made this donation because I want to support people getting a higher education. By helping people go back to school, we are making the world a better place. I hope to do this with this donation.”

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