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Art Car Parade (Part 3)

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As promised in my Art Car Parade (Part 2) post, this is the third installment covering the Art Car Parade that my husband and I went to on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Here are some more vehicles that we saw in the parade. However, these vehicles are different from the ones shown in the two previous posts. These entries are classic vintage, as well as low riders and modified cars.

Since I have no real information on the vehicles and I am not good at identifying makes and models of cars, I will just let the photos speak for themselves. Some of these vehicles have some very detailed custom artwork done on them! I hope that you enjoy the photos!

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There will be one more post in this series. It will cover the Museum of Contemporary Art which houses some of these vehicles when they are not out on the road being shown at area events.

If you haven’t already seen them, be sure to check out Art Car Parade (Part 1) and Art Car Parade (Part 2), as well as Art Car Parade (Part 4) in this series.

Art Car Parade (Part 2)

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As promised in my Art Car Parade (Part 1) post, this is the second installment covering the Art Car Parade that my husband and I went to on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Here are some more of the wonderfully whimsical vehicles that we saw in the parade.

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Don Burro y Gauchito by John Lea

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The front of the Gauchito trailer

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The Roachster by Kenny Browning & Noah Edmundson.

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Phantoms by W. T. Burge

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Spoonazoid by Mark Bradford

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If you look closely, you will see that Spooonazoid’s “scales” ARE actually metal spoons!

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Rat Way – Artist Unknown

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Heroes by Isaac Cohen

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Big Catch – Artist Unknown

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The Char Car by Mark Bradford who also did Spoonazoid

After the parade, several of the entries were parked so you could get a closer look and better pictures.

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Star Car by Mark Bradford, entry number 3 from him

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Amber Eagle was very friendly and was posing for photos with her Our Lady of Transportation entry.

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A closer view of the Map of Time and Space entry from Rebecca Lowe

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A closer view of the Echo Muerte entry by Kristie Odom

This concludes Part 2 of my video essay of the Art Car Parade. Next, I will present Art Car Parade (Part 3) which will focus on the beauty and artwork of the classic cars and low rider entries.

Art Car Parade (Part 1)

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On Saturday, April 16, 2016, my husband and I had the opportunity to go see our first Art Car Parade. We had heard about them and seen snippets of them on the news and in the newspapers but had never had a chance to attend one for ourselves.

There was quite a variety of Art Cars and Low Riders in the parade. I figured it is just best to let the art of each vehicle to speak for itself. Here are some of the Art Car entrants:

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Longhorn Limo No Artist Name Given

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Longhorn Limo No Artist Name Given

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Victory Over Sin by David Best

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Our Lady of Transportation by Amber Eagle

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Reflections by David Haim

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Pop Art by Cherie Smith

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Abstract Painted VW Van by Drew Bettge

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Shattered Vanity by Nicole Strine

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Echo Muerte by Kristie Odorn

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Papalot by Jewelz Cody

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Hero Car by Jewelz Cody

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Sentrasaurus by Perri Harper

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Map of Time and Space by Rebecca Lowe

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Dinomyt by Roy Marsh

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Ghost Slipper by Ty Eckley

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A Little Bit of Nonsense by Randy Blair

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Peacock Car by Mark Garrett

Be sure to check out Art Car Parade (Part 2) for more whimsical and creative automobile designs!