"Radio Flyer" by Bob Castaneda also caught our eye as well as the "Crapper Car" by Richard Simcik.
Woodworker Isaac Cohen created a work of art. His car “Splinter” is made of wood. According to the artists My Space Page, ”I built Splinter as a birthday present to myself for my 50th birthday. It took 5,600 hours to complete. Splinter is built on an 89 Honda Accord frame. The body is 21 ft. long and crafted from 4,985 linear strips of ash and walnut.”
It is rumored that Houston Grand Opera’s baritone Liam Bonner was the person singing in the mouth of the art car “Opera To Go” by Perryn Leech.
The parade is one of artistic wonderment, free expression, and a real head turner. Coming home I had the urge to glue, epoxy or create something for my own silver van. You could say it was an obsession that was driving me crazy.
“Keep America's roads weird, build an art car”
Quote by Tom Jones curator of The Art Car Museum died May 10, 2008 killed by a drunk driver.
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