One of a Kind: Vehicles That Stand Alone

Designs might stand alone, but cars aren’t made to stand still. These rolling sculptures of metal (and sometimes composites) capture the essence of style, but these aren’t for everyone.

Rolling sculptures of metal capture the essence of style

This year, ArtCenter’s annual Car Classic features unique, custom, specially built vehicles that will include early coachbuilt cars, custom hot rods and motorcycles, concept cars, bespoke supercars, and specially modified vehicles from all eras—classic to modern to concept— that represent the finest examples of original automotive design.

ArtCenter Car Classic

Get up close and personal with rare automobiles, motorcycles and stunning concept cars and meet some of the innovative designers who brought these visions to life.

This year, Car Classic features unique, custom, specialty vehicles, including early coachbuilt cars, custom hot rods and motorcycles, concept cars, bespoke supercars and specially modified vehicles from all eras—classic to modern to future concepts—that represent the finest examples of original automotive design.

Special guests lined-up for the event include CadZZilla designer Larry Erickson (BS 83), automobile designer and Overhaulin’ host Chip Foose (BS 90), ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons, General Motors’ vice president Mike Simcoe, automobile designer Freeman Thomas (BS 83), and automotive photographer and filmmaker Jeff Zwart (BFA 79).

Hear the stories behind some of the most iconic vehicles of our time

Attendees will hear the stories behind some of the most iconic vehicles of our time and have the opportunity to tour ArtCenter’s design studios, 3D rapid prototyping facilities and galleries.

This annual tradition brings together a vast assortment of automotive design professionals. A large percentage of those working within the industry today are alumni from this revered institution. This is a who’s-who of the auto design world.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 ARTCENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN PASADENA, CALIFORNIA

FOR MORE INFORMATION

artcenter.edu/carclassic carclassic@artcenter.edu 626 396-2304

ArtCenter is still accepting exhibitor submissions. If your vehicle fits our theme and stands out as “one of a kind,” please complete an exhibitor application.

Last year’s coverage of the ArtCenter Car Classic 

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