CANNON BEACH - Aleksandr A. Kargopoltsev will paint historical paintings and portraits from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 through Monday, Sept. 1 at Ballantyne and Douglass Fine Art Gallery.

The artist will work on historical paintings of Fort Clatsop between portrait sittings.

Kargopoltsev is a Russian artist who has been living in Washington for about 12 years now. He works primarily in oils painting both plein air and studio works.

For more information or to schedule a sitting, call (503) 436-2807 or stop by the gallery at First and Hemlock in Cannon Beach.