Artistic Meditation- a Meditative Arts Initiative

Artistic Meditation A Meditative Arts Initiative The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art ¬†presents Artistic Meditation, a meditative arts initiative brought to you by the Sarah West International Artistic Mentoring Program. Throughout our lives artists of the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art have approached each step through life’s stages with mindfulness. Knowing that wholeness of being is where the true state of being begins; mindfulness has carried us to where we are.. Read More

Drawing from Antiquity

At the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art, artistic growth through the advancement of learning opportunities and encouraged independent research serves as an expanding continuum of the individual artist. As the panorama unfolds, we encourage our artists to embrace the opportunity to learn and explore different realms of creativity whether reflective of classical traditions or a result of our innovative progress towards arts future. Understanding the fundamentals of art is but the establishment.. Read More

Movements & Scores Centuries Apart

The artist locks the door to the atelier, casts lighting upon her easel and a chosen score starts to play. Every work adapts to music’s tone. A mood is set which reflects the artist’s own. A score of tranquil fluidity shall commence, caressing the listener’s ears as paint from canvas drips. Palette knife swishes with scratchy overture. The brush quickly follows, smoothing out life’s messy bits. Unconcerned with audience or critic’s thoughts, her.. Read More

The Light Box presented by The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art

With Great Joy and Seasons Greetings The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art presents The Light Box     The Light Box is now available at the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art. Be sure to ask a gallery consultant about these insightful, creative and educational Workshop Events featuring The Light Box to be hosted within our Class Atelier in January 2016. Light Box Workshop Packages are Now Available. *while supplies last. The.. Read More

New Fall/Winter Classes presented by The Sarah West International Artistic Mentoring Program

The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art is proud to announce NEW Fall Class Times brought to you by The Sarah West International Artistic Mentoring Program Beginning November 9th, the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art will host a NEW schedule of class times. In an effort to accommodate our ever growing student base of artists wishing to study with program instructor, Sarah West, the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art will release.. Read More

The Art of Celebrating Who We Are

The Art of Celebrating Who We Are Sentimental ties to the autumn season, familiar places and reminiscent things; they converge this time of year reminding me of all that evokes inspirations of heart and soul. I arrange the season’s hues upon my palette and record player exalts familiar sounds. The heart flutters and is filled with warmth as leaves fall, rushing to the ground. A delicate plume of powder rises as the mixer.. Read More

An Evening with Jim Avett- Life’s Shared Pages

An Evening with Jim Avett -Life’s Shared Pages- His voice bears the rugged charm of the American landscape. His constitution reflects that of a man from a different age. With a quiet walk he carries a vintage guitar and fine weathered books. His hat tipped low casts a shadow ‘cross his face; behind familiar frames lies a distant gaze. Whether standing on the mid-west plains, an Appalachian ridge or his farms piedmont rolling.. Read More

The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art celebrates 7 years whilst painting the future with vibrant hues

Arriving to the studio, coffee in hand, I turn a key that I’ve turned time and time again. I take a deep breathe and silently say a prayer. Crossing the threshold with gratitude to live each day, the life that I’ve imagined, the life that I have painted. Twas over a decade ago that this journey truly began. Yet, just yesterday, a young student turned to me in studio, and asked “Miss.Sarah, when.. Read More

“An Evening with Jim Avett” Pre-Show Reception, Gallery Exhibition & Limited Edition Fine Archival Print Release

“Limited Edition Fine Archival Print” featuring Jim Avett By Sarah West “An Evening with Jim Avett” Pre-Show Reception, Gallery Exhibition & Print Signing Thursday October 8th, 2015 at The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art Smiths Station, Alabama   The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art invites you to join us in celebration of our New Cultural Arts Enrichment Program & Artists Showcase- featuring singer/songwriter, musician and storyteller extraordinaire, Jim Avett. We also.. Read More

An Evening with Jim Avett, presented by The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art

Art extends beyond the visual. Intertwined are the worlds of Visual Art, Written Word, Music Composed and more. Passed down through the centuries, each yield themselves to preservation and conservation of our rich and diverse history. Our history, we feel should be shared, conserved and properly preserved for future generations. As owner of the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art, I am delighted to announce a new program which will provide our local.. Read More