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Spring Sale 2009!


Peruse the Park West Gallery Spring Collection or
View our Sale Brochure for a listing of select pieces

For pricing, call 800.521.9654 x 4 or eMail to have a Gallery representative contact you



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Park West Foundation News

On Saturday, March 7, 2009 The Park West Foundation will proudly present a lifetime achievement award to Weusi Olusola - mentor, activist, organizer, President of Pioneers for Peace, DMC-RIM. The Park West Foundation is proud to celebrate Weusi Olusola and his more than two decades of commitment to saving children's lives.


Photo credit: William Townelley
® African American Parent Magazine
"The number of kids that he has touched personally, that he has made an impact on, I can't even count," said Saba Gebrai, program director of the Park West Foundation. By promoting peace and tolerance, Weusi has helped thousands of at-risk youths in Detroit and throughout the United States.

Please donate/join us at Park West Gallery for this special event (Click for Details). ALL funds will be used to cover urgently needed health-care & living costs, as Weusi battles agressive terminal cancer.

Read more about Weusi Olusola in The Detroit Free Press:
Public Supports Man Battling Cancer Feb 21, 2009
Weusi Olusola Inspires Feb 20, 2009



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New Alfred "Alex" Gockel 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 Alfred "Alex" Gockel.

Park West Gallery's Gockel website features a biography of the artist, an online art gallery and video of Gockel painting live at Park West.

Explore the new Alfred Gockel website located at www.parkwest-gockel.com



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Peter Max Paints America

Peter Max Paints America at The Clinton Presidential Center Library February 16 - May 25, 2009 Over 250 works by Peter Max, America’s painter laureate and pop culture icon will be on display throughout the Clinton Library. Read More

Recently, Max gave CNN an exclusive tour of his new exhibit. The painter discussed some of his iconic works, including portraits of Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George Bush, Martin Luther King Jr., Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and CNN's own Larry King. Watch the Video



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Barbara Wood: A Passion to Create

Park West Gallery artist Barbara Wood was featured in the Winter 2009 issue of Atlanta Style & Design magazine.

In the article by H.M. Cauley, A Passion to Create: Impressionist artist Barbara Wood finds inspiration in life, the artist discusses her inspiration:

"It was always my passion to create. I know a lot of my work comes from the two big catalysts in my life - my mother and my grandmother. But I don't stop to intellectualize when I get an inspiration. I'd rather capture a fleeting glance or memory..."
Read More



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Kinkade Meets Indy Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS – Thomas Kinkade, renowned artist known as The Painter of Light™, has been named the featured artist for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Centennial Era, a three-year celebration.

“We’re thrilled that Thomas Kinkade is capturing the moments of our Centennial Era through his beautiful art,” said Joie Chitwood, IMS president and CEO.

“As The Painter of Light, Thomas’ work is known and loved worldwide. The themes that inspire his work – family, tradition and community – are a perfect match for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as we celebrate this important time in our history.” Read More

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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!

Please email newsletter@parkwestgallery.com with your comments or suggestions for upcoming issues of the Park West Gallery Newsletter. Drop us a line and we may even publish it on our website!



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February 2009 - Issue 6

In this issue:
Spring Sale 2009!
Park West Foundation News
New Alfred "Alex" Gockel Website
Peter Max Paints America
Barbara Wood: A Passion to Create
Kinkade Meets Indy Speedway
Letters to the Editor
Vote in the Blog Poll!
Customer Corner
Coming Soon...

Links:
40-40-40 Satisfaction Guarantee
Park West Foundation
Park West Gallery Website
Artist Biographies
Mosaic Blog
Customer Service Blog
Park West on YouTube
Facebook Art Collectors Club
Follow @ParkWestGal on Twitter



Vote in the Blog Poll!

Thank you to all who participated in the first Park West Gallery unofficial Blog Poll!

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Question: Which
artist would you like to learn more about?

Here are the results:

Peter Max = 44%
Alex Gockel = 25%
Itzchak Tarkay = 19%
Salvador Dali = 12%
Thomas Kinkade = 0%

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Blog Poll #2 is already underway so hurry and cast your vote!

Question: If you could collect any famous painting which would you choose?

Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa"
Monet's "Water Lilies"
Van Gogh's "Starry Night"
Dali's "Persistance of Memory"
Picasso's "Guernica"

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TO VOTE Visit our Blogs:
Mosaic - PWG Musings
Customer Service Blog

* Results will be given in an upcoming Blog posting. Be on the lookout for our next Blog Poll Question!



Customer Corner

We love to read all of the positive letters from our customers and we're happy to publish a handful of our recent favorites on our Customer Service Blog.

We would love to hear from you too! Send us an email

Dear Park West Gallery...

> "We really enjoy being a part of the Park West events. We have always enjoyed art but every time we attend a Park West event, we learn so much that we didn't know and have developed a greater appreciation for types of art we never considered before."
Brenda & Carl S. | Webster, New York

> "We can't say enough how much we enjoyed the VIP cruise and that every aspect of it was above and beyond what we had expected. Thanks again for everything!"
Kim and Bill K. | Cantonment, Florida

> "We had a nice and educational time and walked away with art I am sure we will enjoy for many years. Thank you and your team for a well executed, professional and enjoyable time."
Hill and Marshall G. | Boca Raton, Florida

> "We really enjoyed the cruise. Most of all we enjoyed the learning experience. You really made sure everyone was well informed on the artworks, artists and different aspects of the artists and movements they belonged to."
Anthony and Larissa D. | Fort Lauderdale, Florida



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