New to county, artist's work on display in Belfair
March 2, 2023
Rae Van Fossen is relatively new to Mason County and acrylic painting, but she's been building toward developing as an artist while settling into home.
Her work is on display at Belfair Self-Storage as artist of the month for March.
A California native, Van Fossen moved to Washington in 2013 and then hopscotched through Renton, Lakewood and Elma before the currents of the housing market brought her to Shelton in 2021.
Van Fossen credited a handful of paint-and-sit sessions, in which she was joined alternately by her friend and her husband, with inspiring her to pursue painting in earnest, a...