Washington Auto Show to feature 2nd ART of Motion cars event

Washington Auto Show to feature 2nd ART of Motion cars event

The Washington Auto Show has announced the second annual ART of Motion exhibit, an avant garde design experience that befits the culture and imagination of the Washington, DC, area as it hosts a tier one show on the global auto show circuit.

In cooperation with Automotive Rhythms, the trendsetting urban automotive media group, the cutting edge art car display will feature more than 8,000 square feet of experiential graphic backdrops consisting of motorcycles, autos, fashion and murals. A notable group of artists will showcase their live talents in ART of Motion.

Nationally celebrated painter Edward Joseph, a.k.a. –Ed the Artist,” is an abstract visualizer who specializes in lines that use shapes, forms, colors and textures. Shawn Mitchell Perkins, a.k.a. –SP the Plug,” will bring his style of abstract, graffiti and realism to the exhibit using mostly oil and some acrylic paint. Jamaal Newman, a.k.a. –Jamaal Lamaaj,” will offer his famed realism style for his creative works, and Suite Nation will bring a cadre of creators to the Washington Convention Center during the Auto Show for this monumental showcase.

In addition to the painting of vehicles on site, fashion models posing as picturesque figurines from Kas Collection will align inventive fusion and entertainment to delight the senses. –ART of Motion promises to thrill auto enthusiasts and art lovers alike,” said Geoff Pohanka, chairman of the Washington Auto Show. –This partnership expands the Washington Auto Show footprint as a host of connective and innovative exhibits that put a new perspective on the auto industry.”

The ART of Motion feature will be located on the upper level of the three-level Walter E. Washington Convention Center during the Auto Show, which runs from January 27 to

February 5. Designers will be painting vehicles and murals during the show for showgoers to experience. Expect to see a Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, Jaguar XE, Kia Cadenza, Toyota Prius, Jaguar XE and vehicles from Mazda and Mini stylized by the artists.

–Undeniably an enticing attraction for an auto show, this spectacle will finally portray automobiles as we understand them: works of impressive beauty and innovative design,” said Kimatni Rawlins, president and CEO of Automotive Rhythms.

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