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Tim Yanke’s Dragonflies and Doodles

Following Tim Yanke's solo show during Park West Gallery's “Detroit’s Finest” exhibition series, learn from the artist what inspires two of his most iconic images: the dragonfly and the “Yanke Doodle.” Yanke’s grandparents were from Germany and Italy, making him second-generation. He credits this German-Italian heritage for his family’s love of antiques, as he would travel with his parents to auctions and estate sales around the Midwest on the hunt for treasures. In particular, they sought out l...

A Yanke Doodle makes a Habitat house a home

A “Yanke Doodle” hung by the artist himself helps makes a new Habitat for Humanity dream home just dandy for one Michigan family. “It’s the least I can do — provide a splash of color in somebody’s life,” Park West artist Tim Yanke said. “It’s an honor to hang in people’s homes and means more than any gallery I’m hanging in.” Read about the good work that Habitat of Oakland is doing and Tim Yanke’s plans to continue donating his work to brighten the homes of the nonprofit’s future dwellings. “The...

Google Doodle Celebrates Paul Cezanne’s Birthday

Today's Google Doodle celebrates the birthday of the "Father of Modern Art," Paul Cezanne.

Park West Artist Tim Yanke Paints His Largest Yanke Doodle to Date

Park West Gallery artist Tim Yanke pays homage to his country with his Yanke Doodle Collection.