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Two artists will work over holiday weekend at Marcus Ashley Galleries

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Marcus Ashley Galleries is calling this weekend’s show a double-artist extravaganza.

Bronze sculptor Mark Hopkins will join wildlife artist Pamela Findleton for a weekend of live painting and sculpting. The artists will be in the gallery from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30-31.

Hopkins’ bronze sculptures reflect his interest in nearly every aspect of life on this planet ” from children, music and history to wildlife of the land, sea and air. Hopkins uses “negative space,” often narrowing his focus to the faces and hands, which he feels are the most effective elements in expressing the essence of his subject.

Findleton is a watercolor impressionist who has won many national and international awards. Loose strokes and an unexpected color palette characterize her style. She is revered for her portrayal of wolves and bears, particularly their life-like eyes and range of emotions. The uniqueness of each animal’s disposition ” the way the heads slant, the way their body language conveys emotion ” impresses her collectors.

Marcus Ashley Galleries invites art aficionados over to Raley’s Village Center near the Heavenly Village center in South Lake Tahoe to meet the artists and see their work.