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Park West Gallery Wins Best of Southfield Award

U.S. COMMERCE ASSOCIATION AWARD PLAQUE HONORS PARK WEST GALLERY'S ACHIEVEMENT
NEW YORK, NY – For the third consecutive year, Park West Gallery was selected for the 2011 Best of Southfield Award in the Retail Establishment Property Operation category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community. Nationwide, less than 1% of 2011 Award recipients qualified as Three-Time Winners... Read the full article »


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Park West Gallery In the News

PARK WEST GALLERY'S CEO ON THE RADIO
How do you re-invent yourself? Albert Scaglione, CEO and founder of Park West Gallery knows a thing or two about doing that, he recently told WWJ Newsradio 950AM. Scaglione was featured on Staying in Touch, hosted by Ron Dewey. Listen to the WWJ 950 podcast »

Every Wednesday at 9am, award-winning radio personality and renowned author Michael Patrick Shiels engages a panel of local business experts in a “round table” discussion designed to break down the hot topics

and timely news stories of the week. On Feb. 16, Albert Scaglione joined Shiels as the guest of honor on WJIM 1240AM’s Mid-Michigan Business Rap. Listen to the WJIM 1240 podcast »

"ART WITH A HEART"
Senior Advocate of Oakland County recently featured an article entitled, “Park West Gallery: ‘Art With a Heart’":

"Park West Gallery houses more than one thousand pieces of beautiful artwork in its 63,000 square foot opulent Greco-Roman designed building. But Park West, rated the number one art gallery in Metropolitan Detroit in a survey conducted by WDIV-TV Channel 4, offers much more than just the finest pieces of artwork anywhere in the world.

Owners Albert and Mitsie Scaglione have made it their mission in life to give back to the community which has afforded them the opportunity to be successful…" Read the full article »

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Park West Gallery Exclusives

ALFRED GOCKEL: INTENTION AND DISCOVERY
Written by Morris Shapiro, Gallery Director
Like a gifted musician, Alfred Gockel approaches his canvas. Just as in Jazz, when he begins there is an underlying skeletal structure for the composition, but it must be fleshed out through instinct, sensitivity, experience and the ability to always be attuned to the “moment.” Musicians create the form of music through pitch, harmony, melody, rhythm, repetition, tone and dexterity with their instrument, honed by countless
hours of practice and performance. The visual artist’s formal tools are equivalent: line, color, composition, spatial and proportional relationships, texture and surface and a mastery of draftsmanship gained only through the practiced repetition of capturing in two dimensions what eye perceives in three... Read the full article »

THE SMELL OF THE OIL PAINT, THE ROAR OF THE CROWD • Written by John S., Art Director
Out of all the things that are said to me as an Art Director for Park West Galleries aboard cruise ships, one sticks out in my mind more than any other. Without fail, almost every week, it crops up in conversation. In some form it comes out as, “Wow, what a great job this is!” It is a simple enough statement and is easy enough to respond to on a very superficial level, but there is much more to it. People of all ages, art backgrounds,
and nationalities say it, with a hint of jealousy or admiration in their eyes at times, as though they would trade a limb for a chance at such a profession... Read the full article »


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Park West Gallery CARES

PARK WEST GALLERY ARTIST MARCUS GLENN INSPIRES PHILADELPHIA ART STUDENTS
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Park West Gallery furthered its national outreach initiative, Park West Gallery CARES, by donating two works by artist Marcus Glenn to Philadelphia's St. Mary’s Interparochial School on Jan. 31. Glenn also provided an artist talk to St. Mary’s eighth grade art students. “We are overwhelmed by the generosity of Park West Gallery,” said Donna Bridy, Arts Coordinator for St. Mary's... Read the full article »


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Customer Corner

DEAR PARK WEST GALLERY...

"I love all of the pieces shipped to me so far and await the others... Please extend my heartfelt thanks to the rest of the staff for the wonderful time and attention extended to us."
—Debrah W.B.| Severn, Maryland

"As for the cruise itself, what can I say?! Your planning and diversity of the artworks and artists blew me away! I learned so very much and was able to enjoy every minute of your hard work. My time spent with fellow art lovers allowed me to appreciate the cruise even more."
—Dominica B. | Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey

"Sometimes the sweetest moments are those that happen spontaneously. Park West Gallery is responsible for one of those sweet moments at our school, St. Mary Interparochial School. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
—Donna Bridy, Arts Coordinator for St. Mary Interparochial | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"I look forward to doing business with Park West Gallery in the future largely in part because of the great customer service I received from you." —Matthew M. | New Castle, Delaware

"We have been buying art from Park West Gallery for many years and on various cruise lines...we learned more about art and process involved in creating works of art than we ever imagined. Thank you Park West Gallery." —Jim & Connie C. | Lakeville, Pennsylvania

"Thank you for your attention to all of our purchases. They are now all here and up on our walls. Superior framing work! The art was beautiful to begin with but the framing work just makes everything pop!" —Mark L. | Pace, Florida

"We can not recommend Park West Galleries highly enough and look forward to dealing with you again in the future. Thank you for your fantastic customer service and attention to detail."
—Tracey & Thomas H. | Great Britain



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March 2011 - Issue 31

In this issue:
Park West Gallery Wins Best of Southfield Award
Park West Gallery In the News
Park West Gallery Exclusives
Park West Gallery CARES
Customer Corner
Win a Kinkade!
Shop Now & Save!
Please Cast Your Vote!
Join Us for a Fashion Fundraiser
Art Watch
Join Us on Facebook
Connect With Us

Win a Kinkade!



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Join Us for a Fashion Fundraiser


PARK WEST GALLERY HOSTS CAMOUFABULOUS
Art meets fashion at the beautiful Park West Gallery of Southfield! Networking, food and fun — you won’t want to miss this! Join us at Park West Gallery for this early evening charity event—support our troops while enjoying the latest trends! Roop Raj of Fox 2 News will serve as Master of Ceremonies for CamoFabulous on March 19, 2011. Joe Faris (Project Runway, Season 5) has donated a wonderful package from his Motor City Denim Collection as one prize for the winning designer. More info/tix »



Art Watch


THE ART OF LESLIE LEW
In this Park West Gallery exclusive, famous international artist, Leslie Lew, is interviewed by Park West Gallery Director, Morris Shapiro. Lew discusses her iconic imagery, the origins of her work and her friendships with notable artists like Andy Warhol. Watch the video »


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