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May 15, 2014 - Image 68

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2014-05-15

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Art Leaders


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Art Leaders Gallery and Custom Picture Framing offers personal service,
quality art that ensures your space will reflect your taste.

ust step inside Art Leaders Gallery in the
trained to tap into really good talent, which
heart of West Bloomfield and you're
they find often while traveling worldwide.
immediately drawn in by the wonderful,
Frequently, they bring back pieces with clients
approachable art here. No matter your style,
in mind. They also can reach out to their artists
taste or budget, the gallery
for commissions to fit a client's
is certain to provide attrac-
tive options for your home or
They pride themselves on pro-
viding personal service, including
The mere design of the
onsite design consultations that
10,000-square-foot gallery
allow staff to listen to clients and
entices visitors to wander
understand their residential or
through the intimate spaces
corporate space needs.
to explore original paintings,
"What sets us apart is that
limited editions, sculptures,
everyone on our team has an
hand-blown glass, and unique
interior design or fine art back-
home accessories and gift
ground," Bonnie says. "It's the
items by more than 300
best of both worlds. Interior de-
international, national and
signers, architects and collectors
Michigan artists as well as
also come to us for art selection.
Art Leaders Gallery owners
emerging new talents in the
We give 200 percent. We eat, live
Bonnie and Jason Mansour
art world.
and breathe this every day. If we
From landscapes to
don't have it, we will find it. It is
portraits, from abstracts to decorative pieces,
our mission to bring our love of art into our
from colorful glass-and-metal sculptures by
clients' homes and offices."
the Borowski brothers to the Art of Dr. Seuss,
It's a successful goal because 90 percent of
the gallery's wide selection encompasses tra-
Art Leaders' business is repeat or from refer-
ditional and contemporary styles to accommo-
rals. The gallery's outstanding reputation for
date every price point, from $100 to $45,000.
quality, service and price point has attracted
Owners Bonnie and Jason Mansour have
clients all over the world as well as artists
been in the business for more than 20 years,
happy to be exclusive to the Mansours.
and Bonnie is an artist herself. Her eye is
"I don't feel they are first for business or


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profit, but first to make us connoisseurs of fine
art," said Dr. Alan Cohn of West Bloomfield.
"They do this by anticipating our interests,
understanding our taste and fulfilling our
needs. More important, they act like they are
connoisseurs of our collection and take an
active interest. They are the only company I
know that will come in and stage the art, hang
it and make sure it is done properly and in the
proper place."
Art Leaders also has a custom framing
service inside the gallery with an extensive
selection of museum-quality materials.
The gallery is set up to host charitable
events, such as recent fundraisers for JARC and
Friendship Circle, because the Mansours feel
is it important to give back to the neighbor-
ing community. The space also is available for
private parties.
"We try to make clients feel comfortable
and involved," Bonnie says. "This is not an
intimidating atmosphere, but warm and

Art Leaders Gallery

33086 Northwestern Hwy.

West Bloomfield, MI 48322

(248) 539-0262, www.ArtLeaders.com

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