Wednesday, March 30, 2011

17th Annual FCCA Fundraiser Sponsored by Park West Gallery


FCCA Gala, Park West Gallery

The 17th Annual FCCA Gala Dinner was held Thursday, March 17, 2011 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. More than sixty cruise line executives, CEOs and presidents representing the member lines of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association attended this unforgettable evening of networking, entertainment and fundraising. Park West Gallery's generous donation of fine art for the gala's silent auction helped raise close to $30,000 for the FCCA Foundation, benefitting children's charities in the Caribbean and Latin America...

Read the full article at the Park West Gallery Art Blog >>

To nominate a charitable organization in your community that would benefit from a Park West Gallery donation, please send your submission to pwgcares@parkwestgallery.com.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

"American Idol" Judge Steven Tyler Receives Peter Max Birthday Portrait


Park West Gallery has enjoyed a relationship with Peter Max since the 1970s, and is the artist’s largest and longest-running dealer in the world. Peter Max fine art is available at Park West Gallery cruise art auctions throughout the world or may be purchased through our gallery in Southfield, Michigan. Visit the Park West Gallery – Peter Max Collection »

Steven Tyler, American Idol, Peter Max portrait

If you've ever collected Peter Max artwork from Park West Gallery, you're in the company of rock stars. Last Thursday evening, millions of screaming fans watched as Aerosmith lead singer and American Idol judge Steven Tyler was presented with a 63rd birthday portrait painted by pop artist Peter Max.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Park West Foundation Director Interviewed on WOMC's "Sunday Edition"


On Sunday, March 20, Saba Gebrai, Program Director of the Park West Foundation, was interviewed by Alisa Zee for 104.3 WOMC Detroit’s Sunday Edition.

Park West Gallery has always been a strong supporter of charitable causes and community outreach. The Park West Foundation supports numerous organizations committed to strengthening positive values and leadership in communities around the world. The Foundation also hosts events for many charitable organizations each year, generating significant proceeds for many worthy causes.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Park West Gallery Brings Art Appreciation to Detroit Public Schools


Park West Gallery Director Morris Shapiro inspires Thirkell Elementary students with art lecture, donation

Park West Gallery CARES, Morris Shapiro, Thirkell Elementary, Beyond Basics
Park West Gallery Director Morris Shapiro at Thirkell Elementary in Detroit, MI.
SOUTHFIELD, MI – Park West Gallery’s global goodwill initiative, Park West Gallery CARES, spread the joy of art appreciation to a group of elementary students in the Detroit Public Schools system. On Thursday, March 3, Park West Gallery Director Morris Shapiro gave an inspiring lecture to ninety fifth grade students at Thirkell Elementary in Detroit, Michigan.

Fine art from the Park West Gallery collection was brought to the inner city school and exhibited as Shapiro spoke to the fascinated students. Park West Gallery also presented Principal Clara Smith with a framed work of art and art books for the school. Additionally, Park West Gallery generously provided each child with a gift bag filled with goodies and a small work of art by Alfred Gockel.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Itzchak Tarkay at Park West Gallery: Mitsie's Memories


Itzchak Tarkay Fine Art Collection, Park West Gallery
Itzchak Tarkay and Mitsie Scaglione. Photos ©Park West Gallery, 2011. All rights reserved.
A Park West Gallery exclusive, by Mitsie Scaglione

A few days before the Itzchak Tarkay opening at Park West Gallery, the artist came to assist in the installation of his works.

He stayed with Albert and me at our home.

On the morning of the opening, a blanket of snow had covered the trees and surrounding area in the back of our house...

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Exclusive artwork by Itzchak Tarkay is available for purchase through Park West Gallery and its cruise art auctions at sea.
Visit the Park West Gallery Itzchak Tarkay Fine Art Collection →

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Park West Gallery Inspires Seattle Students with Celebrity Artist Noah


Noah, International School, Seattle, Park West Gallery
Park West Gallery artist Noah speaks to students at International School in Bellevue, WA.
Park West Gallery provides art enrichment, donation to the International School
Seattle, WA – Park West Gallery furthered its national outreach initiative, Park West Gallery CARES, by donating 20 works by various artists to the International School in Bellevue, Washington on February 28, 2011. Additionally, Park West artist Noah gave an inspirational lecture to art students at the International School.

Read the full article at The Park West Gallery Art Blog >>

Monday, March 14, 2011

Meet African Wildlife Artist Andrew Bone


Park West Gallery Fine Art Collection, Andrew Bone
 "United Front" by Andrew Bone, Park West Gallery Collection
In this Park West Gallery video exclusive, you’ll meet African artist Andrew Bone. As a wildlife conservationist, Bone strongly believes in painting from real life. Listen as the artist talks to Park West Gallery about his fascinating background, and explains his detailed process of translating nature onto canvas…

Friday, March 11, 2011

Premiere Jazz Festival Names Alfred Gockel as Official Artist


alfred gockel, panama city, jazz festival, park west gallery
The Official Art of the 2011 ResortQuest Seabreeze Jazz Festival (design by Alfred Gockel)

"Like a gifted musician, Alfred Gockel approaches his canvas," wrote Park West Gallery Director Morris Shapiro in his recent article, Alfred Gockel: Intention and Discovery. The contemporary artist is admittedly inspired by music — especially jazz — so it's quite fitting that the work of Alfred Gockel has been chosen to commemorate one of the nation's Top 10 jazz festivals.

Now in its 13th year, the ResortQuest Seabreeze Jazz Festival has named Alfred Gockel as their 2011 Official Artist. The event will take place April 13-17 at Pier Park in Panama City Beach, Florida...

Read the full article at The Park West Gallery Art Blog →

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Journey Beyond the Visible with Kinetic Artist Yaacov Agam [Video]


Park West Gallery Artist Profile: Yaacov Agam
Join Park West Gallery for this fascinating profile of one of the most important artists living in our time...

Journey “beyond the visible" with Park West Gallery Director, Morris Shapiro, and the father of Kinetic art, Yaacov Agam. Experience the history of art as never before — through the expert teachings of Agam. Watch as the artist creatively illustrates the evolution of the line, from cave drawings to the Egyptian pyramids, from the Renaissance to Cubism, and finally, travel with him into the fourth dimension.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Join Park West Gallery for the CamoFabulous Fashion Fundraiser!


Art meets fashion at beautiful Park West Gallery of Southfield —
networking, food and fun — you won't want to miss this!

camofabulous, park west gallery 

Join us at Park West Gallery for this early evening charity eventsupport 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! Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are still available.

Designers include: ADRIANA PAVON, BUELAH COOLEY, LUMINITA (LAVIE STYLE), GREG HENSON and DETROIT FASHION TEAM. Celebrity Guest Model and Performer: KIMMIE HORNE. Songstress and dancer: DAL BOUEY.

Saturday, March 19 · 3:30 - 5:30pm
Park West Gallery
29469 Northwestern Hwy
Southfield, MI

Networking reception, food, fun and fashion! Get your tickets now!

Oakland County's 'Senior Advocate' Features Park West Gallery


senior-advocate-oakland-county-parkwestgalleryOakland County's Senior Advocate recently featured an article about Park West Gallery and its CEO and founder, Albert Scaglione.

Entitled "Park West Gallery: 'Art With a Heart'," the piece focuses on the company's numerous philanthropic efforts, including its successful donation initiative, Park West Gallery CARES...
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 in business. Park West Cares, which the couple established last July, has donated $1.5 million worth of clothing and works of art to literally thousands of charities and educational organizations worldwide…
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