There’s always more to discover in the art realm, and our knowledgeable art consultants are eager to share their experiences and discoveries with our visitors. On our fine art blog, you can find informative pieces about types of artworks on display at our gallery, in-depth looks at techniques used in the art world, and articles about artists we feature in our gallery.
Welcome to our art blog — we hope you find something here that inspires you!
- Exploring the Beauty of Lake Tahoe Through ArtThe breathtaking natural majesty of Lake Tahoe is best experienced in person, but the second-best way to see it is through the eyes of an artist. While we and our community contend with the effects of wildfire to the lake, wildlife, skies, and surrounding Sierra hillsides, art can help provide a window into the … Continue reading “Exploring the Beauty of Lake Tahoe Through Art”
- How to Hang ArtworkHow you display the artwork in your collection is almost as important as the artwork itself. A beautiful display gives the artwork the justice it deserves, while a poor display can potentially reduce the artwork’s integrity. There are two key elements regarding how to hang artwork: the aesthetic arrangement, and the technical process of hanging … Continue reading “How to Hang Artwork”
- Artist Process Series: Malcolm Tibbetts & Woodturning ArtSome dedicated masters have the talent and skill to breathe flowing, dynamic life into a material as harsh and rough as raw wood. This is known as woodturning art — an art technique which shapes wood into curved, irregular shapes. At first glance, the work of Malcolm Tibbets and other woodturning artists seems like it … Continue reading “Artist Process Series: Malcolm Tibbetts & Woodturning Art”
- Art for Nature Lovers: Landscape Canvas Print Gifts at Marcus Ashley GalleryMarcus Ashley Gallery is located in the beautiful scenery of South Lake Tahoe, where we are incredibly fortunate to have the majesty of nature in our backyard. Many pieces in our collection are inspired by the natural landscapes that surround us, and our art curators are often asked what artwork can commemorate their love for … Continue reading “Art for Nature Lovers: Landscape Canvas Print Gifts at Marcus Ashley Gallery”
- Gift Ideas for Private Art Collectors & Art LoversWhat do you get for the private art collector that has it all? Taste is incredibly subjective, of course, but Marcus Ashley Gallery boasts a collection of inspiring artwork that any collector would be proud to display in their personal gallery. If you’re looking for a special gift for a loved one or cherished friend, … Continue reading “Gift Ideas for Private Art Collectors & Art Lovers”
Learn More About Local Artists
Our gallery is located in beautiful South Lake Tahoe, an area that has been the source of inspiration for countless artists long before our gallery existed. We’re proud to be the home gallery of many incredibly talented local and international artists.
If you’d like to learn more about the artists we feature at Marcus Ashley Gallery, then keep up with our art blog and sign up for our special events where you have the chance to meet some of these incredibly talented artists in person.
Your Home for Inspiration and Enrichment
If you’re an artist or you work in a creative field, we hope these articles about artists and their techniques inspire you to keep pursuing your craft. We all face a bit of artistic “writer’s block” at some point in our career, and reading an art blog or visiting an art gallery can help to reinvigorate your unique creative spark.
Come visit Marcus Ashley Gallery in person in South Lake Tahoe or explore our online art gallery!