“ART-of-Motion” Exhibition

ART-of-Motion: A Visual Art and Fashion Exhibition

The Washington Auto Show has announced The 3rd annual ART-of-Motion exhibit by Automotive Rhythms, an avant-garde design experience that benefits the culture and imagination of the Washington, D.C. area, as it hosts a tier-one show on the global auto show circuit.

ART-of-Motion will run through the entirety of the show from Jan. 26 to Feb. 4 and will feature more than 8,000 square feet of experiential graphic backdrops consisting of painted autos, custom motorcycles, urban fashion, and dynamic murals. ART-of-Motion will be located on the third floor in Ballroom B of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Designers will be painting vehicles and murals in real time for show-goers to experience. Expect to see Toyota’s C-HR R-Code, a “reflection based surfacing” Mazda CX-5 from Georgetown’s art students, smart fortwo, a Kia Stinger, an intergalactic “Star Wars” themed Nissan vehicle, a Hyundai Santa Fe Sport, and much more stylizing by the aforementioned artists.

Over the course of the show, you’ll have the opportunity to view works from nationally-recognized artists, including:

Nationally celebrated painter Edward Joseph aka “Ed the Artist,” an abstract visualizer who specializes in lines that seek influence using shapes, forms, colors and textures.

Shawn Mitchell Perkins aka “SP the Plug,” who will bring his style of abstract, graffiti and realism to the exhibit using mostly oil and some acrylic paint.

Juan “CRI” Pineda, a D.C.-based visual artist, who will offer famed realism for his creative works

Maria Miller, who derives much of her inspiration from topics surrounding race and reproduction, will perform mural art on behalf of Mazda.

Joseph Ramos Cruz, who will be creating works of art for the visually impaired.

Blind Whino SW Arts Club, which continues its mission as an accessible arts environment with multiple experiential opportunities to enhance cultural palettes. Blind Whino will welcome a cadre of creators to the Washington Convention Center for this monumental showcase.

Fashion models posing as picturesque figurines from KennyKAS Custom, who will align inventive fusion and entertainment to delight the senses.

View photos of vehicles that will be featured at ART-of-Motion in 2018:

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