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Park West Gallery Winter Sale

Park West Gallery Winter Sale provides the perfect escape from "mall madness"!

Fine art and jewelry treasures await in a serene and elegant setting
Avoid the long lines and madness of the holiday shopping season. Instead, step into the serene and elegant setting of Park West Gallery and shop for unique gifts at the Winter Sale. In honor of Park West's 40th anniversary, some prices will be reduced by as much as 40 percent.

During the sale, more than 700 works will be on display from some of the world's greatest artists including Picasso, Chagall, Dali, Norman Rockwell, Peter Max, Thomas Kinkade, Yaacov Agam and Dominic Pangborn. Customers can find the perfect gift in Park West's outstanding collection, which features paintings, animation art and even autographed sports memorabilia.

Park West Gallery has also acquired a wonderful selection of watches and fine jewelry. Names such as Chronoswiss, TAG Heuer, Alpina Geneve, Lumiere, Yvel, and Di Modolo are available at liquidation prices. Stop in and see the display at the Gallery!

Park West Gallery is providing extended hours during the holidays from November 28 - December 23. Monday - Wednesday, 10am - 8pm | Thursday - Friday, 10am - 9pm | Saturday - Sunday, 11am - 6pm

View the Park West Gallery Winter Sale collection

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A Special Delivery

Park West Gallery artist Scott Jacobs participates in covert mission to surprise actor Robert Patrick on the set of the CBS hit show, The Unit

In late August 2008 a Harley Davidson dealer from San Diego, California was participating in the 105th Harley Davidson anniversary in Milwaukee and sold the Scott Jacobs painting "As American As…" to actor Robert Patrick (Col. Tom Ryan of The Unit). Jacobs wasn't able to attend the event in Milwaukee but when he heard about his latest sale, he decided it was one that required a little special attention.

Since actor Robert Patrick heads up the Special Forces unit on CBS's The Unit, Jacobs (Harley Davidson's first officially licensed artist) planned a covert mission to surprise the actor with the special delivery.


Scott Jacobs (left) with Robert Patrick (right)
Image courtesy of Scott Jacobs Studio
Two weeks before Patrick's 50th birthday (November 5) - and coincidentally, a couple of days before Jacobs' 50th - Jacobs and the Harley-Davidson dealer drove to the Santa Clarita, California studio where The Unit is filmed to deliver the framed original. After watching the filming of an episode, Jacobs explained that his father is a fan of The Unit so Patrick (Col. Tom Ryan) called Jacobs' father in character and also signed a script and hat for him.



Scott Jacobs at Park West Gallery's 40th Anniversary
About the Artist
Scott Jacobs' early
artwork included pen and ink drawings for his high school newspaper. At nineteen, Jacobs bought a failing art gallery with money he earned from odd jobs. Two years later, at the age of twenty-one, Jacobs opened Reflections on Canvas Gallery in Westfield , New Jersey. At the urging of a friend, Scott merged his love of motorcycles with his artistic talent. Jacobs became the first officially licensed Harley-Davidson artist and continues to paint images that continue to amaze motorcycle enthusiasts world-wide.

View selections from the Scott Jacobs collection available at Park West Gallery

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CEO Albert Scaglione Receives Honorary Doctorate from CMU and Delivers Commencement Speech

Albert Scaglione received an honorary Doctorate of Commercial Science from Central Michigan University (CMU) and delivered the commencement speech to the winter class of graduating seniors whose degrees included; bachelor of applied arts, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, bachelor of music, bachelor of music education, master of arts, master of fine arts, master of music and master of science in administration.

Albert Scaglione, founder and chief executive officer of Park West Gallery of Southfield, which hosts fine art auctions, spoke to an audience of over 2,000 at the 1:30 pm ceremony on December 13. He inspired students with what he described as "the four C's" of recruiting and relationships for success - calling, character, chemistry and competency. Scaglione also told the graduates about the "importance of having faith and believing in something bigger and more powerful than you." He said it doesn't matter which religion is followed but it's important to have deep faith that can provide some guidance and strength every day and in difficult times.


Albert Scaglione speaking at Central Michigan University
Scaglione holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy from Michigan State University. He taught mechanical engineering sciences at Wayne State University and conducted aeronautical research funded by NASA early in his career before deciding to transition into art auctions.

"It is a great honor to be selected by Central Michigan University to speak to graduating seniors and help inspire them to pursue their dreams," said Scaglione. "I also am deeply grateful to receive an honorary degree by one of Michigan's premier educational institutions."

A recent ©Central Michigan Life article reported the sentiments of a couple of CMU seniors. Grand Blanc senior Keith Flewelling expressed his gratitude for the incoming speakers. "It's nice for them to take their time to come here and give us words of wisdom," he said. "It's cool that they're really successful, but at the same time not all people are looking to be CEOs - just happy," he said. Algonac senior Jeff Blevins said the speakers know the skills necessary to become successful after graduation...Read more

CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY Wisdom, Valor, Friendship

Over the past few years, Central Michigan University has been the recipient of over 1,300 pieces of contemporary artwork. This unique gift of fine art was made possible through the generosity of Albert Scaglione, CEO, Park West Gallery®. The collection includes lithographs, serigraphs and etchings from internationally renowned artists such as Itzchak Tarkay, Jamie Wyeth, Barbara Wood and Marcel Mouly.

To date, Mr. Scaglione has donated over $40 million worth of art to institutions like CMU and other prominent colleges and universities. In addition to the university donations, Mr. Scaglione and the Park West Foundation® are involved in many other community and charitable activities. To learn more about these activities, please visit the Park West Foundation® website.



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New Thomas Kinkade Website

Park West Gallery continues its 40 year tradition of connecting people with artists and fine art by inviting you to visit our new web site for artist Thomas Kinkade. Park West Gallery's updated Kinkade website features a biography of the artist, an online gallery of Kinkade's artwork and video of Kinkade at Park West Gallery's 40th Anniversary celebration. Learn about and be fascinated by "The Painter of Light" and his art.

Explore the new Thomas Kinkade website located at www.parkwest-kinkade.com.

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2008 Reader's Choice Awards

Porthole Cruise Magazine recently announced its 10th annual Reader's Choice awards for 2008. Congratulations to Park West Gallery partner, Disney Cruise Line, for winning Best Art Auction Program! Park West is honored to be the exclusive agent of Disney's onboard art auctions at sea and we are proud to bring the entertaining and educational experience of artwork collecting to all Disney cruise passengers.

View selections from the Park West Gallery Disney collection


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Discover the Fine Art of Freestyle Cruising


©2008 NCL CORPORATION LTD.

Building an art collection can truly enrich your life - that's why Norwegian Cruise Line and Park West Gallery have teamed up to bring you original works of art by well-known artists that will be displayed on NCL ships, giving you a chance to bid at our art auctions. Works from both the masters and up-and-coming artists have been compiled to give you an eclectic collection to choose from.

Featured artists including; Sung Sam Park, Holland Berkley, Jerry Blank and Alfred Gockel, will join auction attendees for live painting and Q&A sessions. NCL will also throw a free wine and cheese reception for the lucky guests who purchase the featured artist's works.

When booking your NCL cruise be sure to inquire for times and locations of these special events. Or visit www.ncl.com for more information.



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Puzzled by Art?

Test Your Logic! This weekend, Mary will visit Park West Gallery to take full advantage of the great prices offered by the Winter Sale.

Mary plans to purchase holiday gifts of artwork for five of her friends (Hannah Kah, Kris Maas, Rudolph Rednose, Sandy Clause and Tim Tinsel). Each friend has their personal favorite when it comes to artists but all of them agree on their top five choices (Itzchak Tarkay, Peter Max, Salvador Dali, Scott Jacobs and Thomas Kinkade) and each work of art will be framed in a different color of Mary's choosing (black, brown, gold, mahogany and white).

Every day next week, each of Mary's lucky friends will receive a delivery from Park West Gallery. No two friends will receive artwork by the same artist framed in the same color and no friend will receive artwork by the same artist or in the same frame color more than once next week.

From the information provided, can you complete the chart that has been started below? Wouldn't you like to be friends with Mary?!

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Hannah Kah
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Dali
Mahogany
Kinkade
Black
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Kris Maas
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Max
Mahogany
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Rudolph Rednose
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Jacobs
Brown
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Sandy Clause
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Dali
White
Tim Tinsel
Tarkay
Gold
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Max
Brown
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Letters to the Editor

The Park West Gallery Newsletter staff is so appreciative of all of the thoughtful words we receive from our readers. Here are just a few of the kind responses and we look forward to publishing even more in upcoming issues!

"I would like to thank you very much for the wonderful display of art that was aboard our ship. We had a lovely time at the auctions and saw the video of Destino, by Salvador Dali. It was beautiful. I watched it twice! I love receiving your newsletters and updates on various artists. We have a few pieces now by a couple of your artists which we love the color in their work. Keep up the great customer service."
Cherie & Malcolm S. | Perth, Washington

"My wife and I have been enjoying Park West Gallery for many years. Our art collection and knowledge has grown tremendously. We look forward to the auctions (on or off cruises) and gatherings, not trying to miss any chance to enjoy the viewing of fine art and learn more about new art and the artists. We have meet quite a few artists and found them all to be very nice, outgoing and down to earth. Thank you Park West for this opportunity. I have the utmost confidence in Park West and look forward ito doing business with you for a long time coming."
Scot and Donna C. | Loves Park, Illinois

"I love your newsletter with its beautiful illustrations and the art. As someone who does not get to visit art galleries in person it is a wonderful and very welcome email. I bought two pieces on a cruise, and thoroughly enjoy them. Keep up the good work. I wish Park West all the best. Happy Holidays to your hardworking staff."
Elma L. | Saint Philip, Barbados

"Thanks so much for the newsletter and Thanksgiving wishes....My father will be thrilled to see his new website. Thank you to the Park West team and especially to Albert for keeping him in high regard as always. The economic situation in the US as well as in Europe has taken a toll on everyone and I am grateful to see that with such a small gesture your Gallery is able to say so much. I think at times we forget that the most important and the most valued aspect of business is interpersonal relations.... and mutual respect. It makes me proud that my father is doing business with people who value him not only as an artist, but also as a human being. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone at Park West, and our warmest regards to Albert and his family."
Rimma K.,
Anatole Krasnyansky's daughter

"The economy has taken us by surprise but we are looking forward to prosperous times ahead. Art is my great passion and your gallery Park West makes it possible for me to live and enjoy that passion every time I look at my art from Park West Gallery."
Kathryn & Brian L. | Orlando, Florida



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December 2008 - Issue 4

In this issue:
Park West Gallery Winter Sale
A Special Delivery
CEO Albert Scaglione Receives Honorary Doctorate from CMU and Delivers Commencement Speech
New Thomas Kinkade Website
2008 Reader's Choice Awards
Discover the Fine Art of Freestyle Cruising
Puzzled by Art?
Letters to the Editor
Newsletter Feedback
Customer Corner
Romero Britto to Exhibit at Louvre
Join the PWG Collectors Club
Park West Foundation News
Newly Released Artwork

Links:
40-40-40 Satisfaction Guarantee
Park West Foundation
Park West Gallery Website
Artist Biographies
Mosaic Blog
Customer Service Blog
Park West on YouTube
Park West on Facebook

Customer Corner

"I would like to express a very grateful thank you to the Park West personnel on the cruise that we just concluded. They were very helpful, very courteous and just wonderful people to deal with. They spent time answering questions and being very patient. Thank you very much. I will attend future art auctions when Park West is involved."
Joseph D. | Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

"I attended all the Park West events aboard Liberty of the Seas in November 2008. I wasn't expecting the whole 'art' thing aboard. Truth is, I checked it out for the free champagne and free artwork, but I was AMAZED at how FUN and INFORMATIVE you made it. That's what kept me going back for each event. I was never much for 'modern' art but I have a deeper appreciation since being a part of the events onboard. The art events really picked me up and MADE MY CRUISE a fun experience in a way I truly wasn't expecting. The coolest part is, coming home after vacation is usually a bit of a downer. But I still have something to look forward to in that the art I purchased is still coming and, since part of it is 'Caribbean-y', it will make a really cool souvenir."
Jackie N. | Pembrook, Ontario

"I just wanted to thank you for inviting my wife and I to the fabulous VIP cruise. Megan is very competent and knowledgeable and she has a great personality and sense of humor. Ryan is an amazing auctioneer. Tim, Ann Marie and Tom did everything in such a friendly and professional manner. You should be very proud of this crew; we had a great time and we bought even though we hadn't planned on it because of how good they are at their job. As usual we were made to feel that we are VIPs and meeting the artists is an incredible experience. Thanks again for everything, Park West Gallery has greatly enhanced the quality of our life the last couple of years. Best regards to everyone including Albert who I view as the Vollard of our time."
Edmond H. | New York, New York


"Thank you for your invitation and opportunity to be part of the VIP cruise on the Carnival Pride. Starting with the Beverly Hilton overnight stay get-together, we knew we were in for a fabulous week. We had a wonderful time and met some great fellow
art collectors. Your staff, directed by Rob, and his crew of never-ending energetic associates kept us well-informed and gently guided us through our purchases. We added three pieces - Picasso, Miro and Mouly, to our modest Masters collection. We especially enjoyed the visit to Puerto Vallarta. That was truly a special day. It was a beautiful setting with good food, great weather and 'art-to-die for' by Dominic Pangborn. What a treat to meet him in person. We also enjoyed spending time with Marko and Noah while on board."
Rosa B. and Richard H. | Lake Elsinore, California


Romero Britto to Exhibit at Louvre

NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ -- Modern-day pop culture phenomenon Romero Britto has been invited by the head of the Brazilian Delegation to the Louvre Museum, Bia Duarte, to exhibit in the Louvre Museum in Paris, France this winter. His featured painting, "Journey," will premiere on Dec. 11 in the prestigious Salon Nationale Des Beaux-Arts 2008, in the Carrousel du Louvre, Salle le Notre, Louvre Museum. One of the most significant exhibition halls in the world of the arts (given its prominent location and iconic history), the Salon has exhibited the work of a very select group of new and established artists from all over the world for 147 years...Read more

View selections from the Romero Britto artwork collection available at Park West Gallery



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Visit our club, where you'll find the latest Park West Gallery news and have the opportunity to chat with art enthusiasts from around the globe and share stories and photos.

It only takes a few minutes to join and it's free - so click here to become part of the Park West Gallery Collectors Club today!

Park West Foundation News

The Park West Foundation was established by Albert and Mitsie Scaglione who maintain a passionate ambition to improve the lives of others through personal giving. Each month, Park West Gallery and the Park West Foundation support many causes, non-profit organizations and foundations. Following are just a handful of the many establishments who recently received contributions from the Park West Foundation.

"Your generosity will enable us to carry on Muhammad's legacy and ideals, promoting
respect, hope, and understanding and inspiring adults and children to be as great as they can be." -- Muhammad Ali Center | 5 Nov. 2008 http://www.alicenter.org

"On behalf of kids fighting
cancer and their families, thank you so much!" -- St. Baldrick's Foundation | 7 Nov. 2008
http://www.stbaldricks.org

"We are grateful you joined us in the battle against
blindness. Together, there is a cure in sight." -- Foundation Fighting Blindness | 9 Nov. 2008
http://www.blindness.org/

"We'd like to thank you for
your most generous contribution. Your gift was a critical part of making the Student Event such a wonderful success." -- ArtServe Michigan | 18 Nov. 2008
http://www.artservemichigan.org/

"We are thrilled that Park
West Gallery was able to contribute an auction item to make our 5th annual gala so successful! -- Presbyterian Villages of Michigan | 24 Nov. 2008
http://www.pvm.org/


Newly Released Artwork

If you are interested in acquiring newly released artwork please contact a Park West Gallery Sales consultant (800-521-9654 x 4) for more information on these and other collections.


Wooden Taxi by
Lisa Grubb


Fall Love by
Slava Ilyayev


Fishin' Fool by
Dick Duerrstein
© Collectors Editions. All Rights Reserved. © Disney.


Ariel's Reflection by John Rowe
© Collectors Editions. All Rights Reserved. © Disney.


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