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Andrew Bone's African Safari

With generous sponsorship from Park West Gallery, wildlife artist Andrew Bone undertook a South African expedition that took him to the extremes that the continent had to offer.

"Young cheetah surveying the plains"
Photo credit: Andrew Bone
In over one month, through 5,000 miles, 5 countries and 6 punctures, artist Andrew Bone studied, photographed and recorded the fascinating inhabitants of some of the most inhospitable terrain in Africa.

“I have been fortunate in having had access to the Zambezi valley when I was learning how to paint, but now, having traveled through the desert, I have found that there is so much more that has captured my interest,” Andrew said.



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Britto Turns Bentley into POP Art

Article & photo courtesy: theautochannel.com
GERMANY — For his exhibition “Come to my World” in Berlin, the famous artist Romero Britto chose a Bentley Continental GT as a canvas for his cheerful and vivid signature motifs.

Romero was delighted to be given the chance to turn a Bentley into a Pop Art sculpture: “It is the most beautiful and elegant car in the world. The lines of the new design are perfect to paint as a clean canvas. What a way to start a fascinating and colourful journey...”



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Ace for Life Golf Outing

The Coalition of Pregnancy Centers presents
ACE FOR LIFE

Saturday, August 15, 2009 at the beautiful
Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center in Plymouth, Michigan

Win a $10,000 hole-in-one for a $300 charitable donation!

Event co-chairs include: Vic Faust, Channel 7 News Anchor; Chuck Gaidica, Channel 4 Meteorologist; Albert Scaglione, CEO of Park West Gallery; Father John Riccardo, Pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel; and Theresa Tomeo, Author & Talk Show Host

ACE FOR LIFE proceeds support infants from area Pregnancy Centers that empower Men/Women to become self-sufficient, improving lives forever in our community.



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Join Us in the Park West Art Forum!

The new Park West Gallery Art Forum provides the perfect spot where members and guests can chat all about the latest art world happenings and share their thoughts on all things art. The forum is open to everyone – artists, art collectors and art enthusiasts – and membership is FREE!

Current Art Forum “hot topics” include:
  • Favorite artworks,
  • Favorite contemporary artists & old masters,
  • Upcoming art exhibits & shows,
  • Ask the Gallery Director,
  • Cruise art auctions at sea,
  • …and more - it's all up to you!



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Become a Park West Facebook Fan

Park West Gallery recently launched a page on Facebook! The new Facebook Page aggregates all Park West web content, enabling fans to use it as their portal to all things Park West. The page also features general art content enthusiasts everywhere will enjoy.



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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 in the Customer Corner section of our Blog. We would love to hear from you too! Send us an email

Dear Park West Gallery...

> "We feel compelled to share with you the professionalism and attention to detail your staff paid to us (and everyone else). This was a terrific experience for us and we also got to collect some beautiful works of art." Henry & Linda P. | Medford, New York

> "Because our Park West art collection kept getting bigger and bigger, we literally had to move from our small house to a bigger home with more wall space! Our home is a gallery and we love sharing our beautiful art with friends and family." Rosa & Dick B. | Stone Mountain, Georgia

> "I learned so much. Attending seminars and auctions was the major activity of the day for me. This was an experience I am not likely to forget." Arthur S. | Pensacola, Florida

> "We are truly amazed at the efficiency and professionalism of all of the Park West associates. The VIP art was extraordinary, and the ability to meet with the artists and enjoy their company is an unparalleled experience." Stephanie & Michael V. | Malibu, California

> "Thanks for creating a perfect trip with perfect people as the engine that kept us energized, interested and very happy. The idea of introducing real artists to the mix was a brilliant idea. My congratulations to Park West for the people they hire, their marketing ideas and the caliber of their product knowledge." Ray Z. & Kathy K. | East Moriches, New York



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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 post it online!



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July 2009 - Issue 11

In this issue:
Andrew Bone's African Safari
Britto Turns Bentley into POP Art
Ace for Life Golf Outing
Join Us in the Park West Art Forum!
Become a Park West Facebook Fan
Customer Corner
Letters to the Editor
Art Blog RSS Subscribe
Vote "4 the Best"
Art Watch
Summer Art Fare

Links:
Park West Gallery Website
Artist Biographies
The Park West Blog on Wordpress
Follow @ParkWestGal on Twitter
Facebook Art Collectors Club
Park West Videos on YouTube
Park West Photos on Flickr
Park West Foundation

Vote "4 the Best"

The annual WDIV Channel 4 vote “4 the Best” contest has begun! Park West Gallery was selected as the 2008 Winner in the Arts and Entertainment category for “Best Art Gallery in Detroit” — and we would love to keep our title in 2009!



Art Watch

BBC Announces Art Series


Pablo Picasso

UNITED KINGDOM — BBC1 is to launch a new arts documentary series looking at the impact of four major artists on the world. Modern Masters, which will feature Picasso, Dali, Matisse and Warhol, is due to air next year. The four-part series will look in depth at each artist and “explore why these modern masters deserve their fame and how their legacy continues to pervade our culture and everyday lives.”

Will the Next Reality TV Star Be an Artist?


NEW YORK – Bravo’s latest stroke on the reality canvas brings Sarah Jessica Parker and her production company together with Magical Elves and Eli Holzman, to produce a creative competition series among contemporary artists. Open calls for artists interested in competing in
The Untitled Art Project will begin in July.
[Source: nbcumv.com/bravo]



Summer Art Fare

Ann Arbor Art Fair Turns 50

The Ann Arbor Art Fairs — that quartet of independently sponsored fairs that occupy central Ann Arbor for four fizzy days every summer – celebrate their 50th anniversary this year. The oldest of them – the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, “the Original” – is turning 50 on July 15. The Street Fair first set up shop way back in 1960 on two blocks of South University Avenue. [Source: The Detroit News]

Arts, Beats & Eats Festival
Poster Contest

Attention all artists and creatives! For the first time in its 12-year history, Arts, Beats & Eats is calling for poster art submissions for this year’s festival. The annual summer event celebrating art, cuisine, music and humanity will be held Labor Day weekend, September 4 – 7, 2009 in Pontiac, Michigan. This year’s theme is Arts, Beats & Eats – Festival of Hope.



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