New this year: ART-of-Motion artists will paint cars at Washington Auto Show
Automotive Rhythms, the trendsetting urban automotive media group, will debut at The Washington Auto Show a cutting-edge car art display featuring a 6,000-square-foot exhibit of experiential graphic backdrops consisting of bikes, fashion, autos and murals.
Nationally celebrated illustrator Demont Pinder, aka Peekaso, along with Ed the Artist and Jamaal Lamaaj, will paint at the art display. At least 10 manufacturers will exhibit specially commissioned art cars for the occasion. Fashion models posing as figurines will align inventive fusion and entertainment.
ART-of-Motion promises to reach auto enthusiasts and art lovers alike, said John OêDonnell, WANADA president and producer of The Washington Auto Show. This partnership expands The Washington Auto Showês niche as a host of connective and innovative exhibits that put a new perspective on the auto industry.
Undeniably an enticing attraction for a tier-one auto show, this spectacle will finally portray automobiles as we understand them — works of beauty and innovative design, said Kimatni Rawlins, president and publisher of Automotive Rhythms.
The ART-of-Motion feature will be located on the lower level of the Convention Center. On Saturday, January 23, from noon to 4 p.m., GMês designers will style a new Chevrolet sports car. On Sunday, January 24, from 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Toyota will host an interactive art installation with the new RAV4 by Blind Whino SW Arts Club, who will also design the exhibit space. Shoe City, Mazda, Dodge, Kia, MINI, Jaguar and Lamborghini will feature specially painted art cars.
In addition, there will be a mix of two-wheel excitement representing the world of sportbikes as well as cruisers from Garwood Custom Cycles, Wise Choice Customers, Myrtle West Customs and Camtech Custom Baggers. Specialty partners include Mothers Car Care, Exotic Vehicle Wraps and Street Dreamz Customs. Last, ART-of-Motion will feature a hometown favorite Washington Redskins-themed Slingshot.Download Bulletin PDF