Michele West | Releases Lights of Life Portraits During COVID-19

During the days of The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art’s artist’s COVID-19 confinement and in response to postponement of all art classes hosted by the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art, A Center for Cultural Arts, studio mentor and supporter, Michele West will be making select Lights of Life portraits available exclusively to her affiliated subjects and their families. As part of the ongoing endeavor of the Sarah West.. Read More

Commemorative Print Release | Christmas 2017

“Afternoon on County Road 243” By Michele West This Christmas, the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art announces the print release of Afternoon on County Road 243, by Michele West. Afternoon on County Road 243 commemorates the move of the historic Jones Store to Smiths Station City Hall Campus, with depiction of the passing train captured moments before the store was carried to its permanent destination. The longstanding area landmark,.. Read More

Restoration of Compassion & Freedom

Restoration of Compassion & Freedom   “There is no art without contemplation” -Robert Henri The Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art is honored to announce renewal and resurgence in Michele West’s contemplative works in flow painting. Through varied realms of media and application, Michele renders reflections of mindfulness, strength and fulfillment. With appreciation for the complexities of current human existence paired with the near cataclysmic layers of historic past, she.. Read More


Throughout history events have been recorded in varied forms of remembrance. The autumn season has always been my favorite time of year. I think it’s ironic that Fall holds the shades of my favorite color. To me, fall symbolizes a precursor to winter, the gathering of happiness, the counting of blessings, and a chance to feel the cool energy of life. It is a time of preparation, an opportunity for.. Read More

Peaceful Energy

Peaceful Energy Flows through Artistic Meditation As we make ourselves busy around the studio and gallery today, we are preparing to introduce a new progam and it is wonderful to have a space to breathe. Today we are sharing what we have found to be a treasure for life and one of our greatest helps. Our breath is our gift for life. Many times in our culture we are afraid.. Read More

Blog hosted by Michele West

Michele West, co-founder and resident artist of the Sarah West Gallery of Fine Art, and contributing artist to wildesart.com will continually offers posts, blogs and written works of artistic thought here. We invite you to check back often for the very latest.