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July 5 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm

Carson Valley Arts Council (CVAC) presents local artist Mark Tompkins. Mark’s inspiration and painting style was influenced by the early renaissance artists as well as artists like Andrew Wyeth and Maxfield Parrish. Mark prefers to paint with oils, watercolors, and acrylics. He enjoys painting landscapes, wildlife and portraits.

Mark will be displaying his art at the Copeland Gallery in Minden from July 5, 2018 through September 1, 2018. The exhibit can be viewed Monday through Saturday 10am to 5pm. Some of Mark’s paintings are available for purchase. Also included in the exhibit will be some of his student’s work.

CVAC will be hosting an artist’s reception on Friday, July 13, 5 pm to 7 pm. Refreshments will be served and it is free to the public. Come and meet Mark and preview his amazing work.

Mark Tompkins attended night classes at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, California, where he studied life drawing and illustration. After working as a graphic artist for a number of years, Mark moved to Northern Nevada where he worked as a picture framer at a local art store and frame shop. There he began teaching painting classes for children and adults, and ended up teaching art classes at Western Nevada College in Minden for fifteen years, and also through the Parks and Recreation Department. Mark teaches private lessons out of his studio and also teaches a class on Thursday mornings from 9 am to 12 noon at the Copeland Gallery. Mark also teaches art classes at the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City. Mark teaches oils, watercolors, and acrylics in his classes. If you would like information about Mark’s classes, please call Mark at 775-783-4046.
Mark has won numerous awards in group competitions and continues to paint his favorite Sierra landscapes.

Feel free to contact us for additional information or questions by calling the Carson Valley Arts Council office at 782-8207. The Copeland Gallery is located at1572 US Hwy 395, Minden (corner of Hwy 395 and County Road).


July 5 @ 10:00 am
September 1 @ 5:00 pm
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Carson Valley Arts Council
1572 Hwy 395
Minden, NV 89423 United States
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