Asian Antique Gallery

Asian Antique Gallery
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235 Fillmore St
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 394-9882

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Thanks to all of you who attended our 1 year celebration at our location in Colorado Springs. It was very nice to see you!

Winnie Wall Winnie Wall has been an artist and a collector of fine art for many years. Her love of art began many years ago as a young child in Hong Kong. She was greatly influenced by her father who was an art lover. He collected paintings for the family residence so that his children would learn to appreciate the finer things in life. He especially enjoyed the work of the French impressionists and always had books about them close at hand. At a young age, Winnie studied these books and was fascinated by these masters of color and light. In later years, she tried to emulate the techniques of these artists. In recent years, as an art gallery owner, Winnie has traveled throughout the world collecting numerous works by both realists and impressionists. She has dedicated much of her time studying and developing her techniques and her own style of impressionism. She has been tutored by several experienced impressionists and has learned the finer points of working with acrylic. She is challenged by a variety of subjects and her paintings are reflective of her world traveling experiences. She paints scenes of quaint European villages with blazing flower gardens to golden beaches and towering arches along the ocean coasts. The changing seasons in the majestic mountains of Colorado, where she resides, also provide great subjects for her works. Her paintings have been placed in galleries across the nation for both the casual buyer as well as the collector. Her vibrant colors, values, and compositions have propelled her into a special class of new American impressionists.

Ramon Kelley of Irish and Mexican American descent was born in 1939 in the Spanish barrio of Cheyenne, Wyoming as the nation was recovering from the depression. One of ten children, he dropped out of school early after graduating eighth grade to make a living shining shoes, selling papers, working in a used-car dealership and took a job driving a truck for a Greek poultry merchant in his home town. He later worked as a ranch hand until he was old enough to join the Navy. Ramon’s artistic abilities where prevalent at a young age he loved to draw, even after leaving school, his drive to explore his creative talents continued while he worked long hours as a teenager. In the Navy, he had the opportunity to visit the great art centers of Europe and would study the paintings in great detail in an attempt to improve on his own work. Primarily self-taught, he later received a scholarship to the Colorado Institute of Art in Denver and by the early 1960’s had settled permanently in Denver. Needing to support his wife and young son, he worked as an illustrator and graphic designer, making portrait drawings in the evenings. Jane Hiatt, owner of the Village Gallery in Taos, New Mexico, suggested Ramon move into color and paint. His career in fine art was off and running. His first watercolor was accepted into the American Watercolor Society’s annual exhibition, where it won the Helen Gapen Oehler Award. At the same time, Ramon adopted pastel and became one of the first members of the Pastel Society of America. In 1985, the Pastel Society designated Ramon a Master Pastelist and in 1986, was elected to the Pastel Hall of Fame by the Pastel Society of America in New York City. He is a member of Oil Painters of America and the National Academy of Western Art. Kelley now is among the most recognized and collected artists in the U.S. He works in watercolor, pastel, acrylic, oil paint and charcoal. He has produced many fine art landscapes but is most famous for his insightful character portraits and his reflective nudes, almost always of beautiful Hispanic or Indian women. Earning recognition as a young artists and continuing to grow professionally, Ramon Kelley credits Russian artist Nicolai Fechin as a major influence on his strong figural painting. Kelley says, “There is no more beautiful landscape in the world than that of the female figure”(Southwest Art Magazine 5/98). Kelley is no stranger to hard work. He knows well the emotional and technical peaks and valleys of an artis’s life. He studies carefully the problems (both emotional and technical) of other artist’s and tries to learn from their strengths and weaknesses. He struggles with himself to produce the best of which he is capable. The art of Ramon Kelley is full of emotion. The observer becomes one with the paintings, the character of his models, their mood and their thoughts. His still life’s of everyday objects are beautiful and enriching, allowing the patron to parallel Ramon’s emotion with their own. In all mediums, he is a master. It is a joy to have and to live with his art as part of your life. Ramon Kelley’s artistic career has been dedicated to the pursuit and enrichment of fine arts. His works are in many collections, including at the New Mexico Museum of Fine Arts and the US Military Academy Museum at West Point. Ramon Kelley has been featured in many magazines including: Southwest Art and Art of the West. Best known for his insightful portraits and classic nudes, Ramon and his wife are residents of Denver, Colorado. Selected Exhibitions: The Pastel Invitational, Abend Gallery Fine Art, Denver, Colorado 11th Anniversary Show Portnoy Galleries, Carmel, California 10th Anniversary Show, Portnoy Galleries, Carmel, California One Man Exhibition, Portnoy Galleries, Carmel, California One man Exhibitions, Ventana Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico Prix de West Invitational. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1994 Pastel Show, Luminous Gallery, Talchungm, Taiwan One Man Show, Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne, Wyoming Artists of American, Denver Rotary Club, Denver, Colorado Group Exhibitions, National Academy of Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Group Exhibitions, pastel Society of American, New York, New York Major Credits: Art Masters Award, NYC Pastel Society of America, New York - Virginia M. Ward Memorial Award Pastel Society of America, NYC - Mr. and Mrs. A Giffuni Exceptional Merit Award The Allied Artists of America, NYC Grumbacher Gold Medal The Colorado 100 Certificate of Recognition for contributions and lasting impact on the Arts in Colorado Pastel Society of America, NYC - Barbara and Gary Scott Award for Landscape Pastel Society of America, NYC Pastel Society of America Board of Directors Award Elected to the Colorado Institute of Art Hall of Fame Pastel Society of America, Columbus Club Ladies Auxiliary, Award of Excellence Elected to the Pastel Hall of Fame, Pastel Society of America Pastel Society of America, NYC, Master Pastelist Designation Museum of Native American Cultures, Washington - Honored Guest 1983, Founder and Charter Member, Monac Artists Society Silver Award 1982 Pastel Society of America Exhibition, NYC, Barbara and Vincent Giffuni Award Pastel Society of America Exhibition, NYC, Joyce and Elliot Lisdin Award for Southwest Art, 1980 Museum of Native American Cultures, Spokane, Washington, Best of Show, Kalispell Art Show and Auction, Kalispell, Montana, Best of Show Medal Pastel Society of America Exhibition, NYC, Members Award Portrait Pastel Society of America Exhibition, NYC Colorado State Fair, Pueblo, Colorado Meritorious Award 1977 Southwestern Drawing Biennial, Tucson, Arizona, 1977 George Phippen Memorial Exhibition, Prescott, Arizona, Silver Medal – Drawing, 1977 George Phippen Memorial Exhibition Bronze Medal - Mixed Media, 1977 American Watercolor Society 110th Annual Exhibition, NYC, Traveling Exhibition, 1976 Pastel Society of America Exhibition, NYC, Trump Award Exceptional Merit, 1976 American Watercolor Society 109th Annual Exhibition, NYC Traveling Exhibition, 1976 Mainstreams 76th Annul Exhibition, Marietta College, Ohio, H. Lester Cook Memorial Award Award of Distinction, Purchase Award Pastel Society of America Exhibition, NYC, Pope Foundation Award,1975 American Watercolor Society 108th Annual Exhibition, NYC Emily Lowe Memorial Award; Traveling Exhibition,1974 Allied Artists of America, NYC, 1974 American Watercolor Society 107th Annual Exhibition, NYC, Traveling Exhibition, 1973 Allied Arts of America, NYC, Salmagundi Club Prize, 1973 Colorado State Fair, Pueblo, Colorado, Meritorious Award, 1973 American Watercolor Society 106th Annual Exhibition, NYC, Traveling Exhibition, 1972 Allied Artists of America, NYC, 1972 American Watercolor Society 105th Annual Exhibition, NYC, Traveling Exhibition, 1972 Mainstreams ’72, 5th Annual Exhibition, Marietta College, Ohio, 1971 Colorado State Fair, Pueblo, Colorado, Meritorious Award, 1971 American Watercolor Society 104th Annual Exhibition, NYC, Helen Gapen Oehler Award, Traveling Exhibition Invitational Shows: Colorado Governor’s Invitational Art Show, Loveland, Co, 1996 – 1998 Governor’s Invitational Western Art Show, Cheyenne, WY, 1984; 1998 Prix de West Invitational, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1995, 1997, 1998, 2001 Denver Rotary Club Artists of America, Denver, Colorado, 1981 - 1984 and 1994 -1996 National Academy of Western Art, Oklahoma City, Ok, 1980 – 1985,Silver Medal in Oil 1987 -1993 Luminous Gallery, Pastel Show, Taichung, Taiwan 1994 Albuquerque Museum, Miniatures 1991, Albuquerque, New Mexico The Rotary Club of Amarillo Art Exhibition and Sale, Amarillo, Texas, 1988, 1989 A.R. Mitchell Memorial Museum and Gallery, Trinidad, Colorado 1987 Western Art Rendezvous, Helena, Montana 1979 Santa Fe Arts Festival of Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico 1977 Charles and Emma Frye Museum of Fine Art, Seattle, Washington 1973 Tucson Art Center, Western Art Show, Tucson, Az, 1971 Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Beaux Ball, Dallas, Texas 1971 Oklahoma City Museum of Fine Art at Redridge, Oklahoma City, Ok 1971 Public Collections: George Amos Memorial Library, Gillette, WY Charles and Emma Frye Museum of Fine Art, Seattle, WA Denver Public Library, Denver, CO El Museo de Las Americas, Denver, CO Harmsen Collection of the Art of the West Denver Museum of Art, Denver, CO Marietta College, Marietta, OH New Mexico Museum of Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM Museum of Native American Cultures, Spokane, WA Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, CO Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX West Point Military Academy, New York, NY Articles: The Artists Magazine, 1991, 2002 American Artists Magazine, Special Issues, Art Masters Award American Artists Magazine, June 1992, December 1972, 1969 Art Exhibit, July 1989 Artists of the Rockies, 1974 Art of the West, July/August 1991 and 1996 Art of the West, January/February 2002 Article and Cover, Focus Santa Fe, 1989 International Artists Magazine, August/September 2001 International Fine Art Collector, 1991 La Revue Modern, Paris, France, 1972 Pastel Artists International, November/December 1999, January 2000 Santa Fe Magazine, September, 1982 and 1988 Southwest Art Magazine, May 2001 and 1998, Sept 1982, Nov 1973, Dec 1972 Today’s Art, August Masterworks of Impressionism by Arlene Doran Kirkpatrick, 1985 How to Paint Figures in Pastel by Joe Singer Listed In: Who’s Who in American Art Who’s Who in the West Who’s Who in Art and Antiques, London, England Member: American Watercolor Society Allied Artists of America - Honorary Member Knickerbocker Artists National Academy of Western Art Oil Painters of America Representational Pastel Society of America Whiskey Painters of America Books Authored or Co-Authored: Ramon Kelley: A Portrait of the Artist Ramon Kelley Paints Portraits and Figures (co-author Mary Carroll Nelson) The 5 Essentials in Every Powerful Painting

Goli Mahallati’s original acrylics and limited edition prints on canvas or board, often depict aspects of humanity. Her images of individuals alone and in communal groups are stirring. The deeper felt reaction to her work goes beyond any type of provincial artistic genre and strikes at the elemental state of the human condition, sometimes bound together in support and love, and at other times isolated, either alone or in a crowd. The strength of the artist’s statement is enforced by her choice to work with a pallet knife, rather than with the more traditional brush, creating bold areas of color and texture. It isn’t often that an artist is able to touch our inner feelings through the truth of their images. Goli Mahallati has that ability. Hers is a work of kinship and admiration for the beauty and dignity of the ideal human spirit and form, one that is noble and free – which is sometimes captured best and made definitive in the abstract. Significantly, her paintings mediate the tensions that are symptomatic of contemporary art. The warm and luminescent color palette, the mysterious forms lead to unified sense of energies often lacking in post-modernism. Her paintings are less about thinking and more about intriguing energies from which they have arisen. Goli Mahallati graduated with a Bachelors from the University of Tehran in 1977 and with her Masters from AIC (American International College) in Massachusetts in 1979. She worked for several years studying for her Ph D at U Mass (University of Massachusetts) until she eventually moved to Southern California, where she now resides.