IMMORTALIZED: Together Forever: Hot Rods, Pinups, and Body Art

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Frankenrod, 2012 © 2013 Big Toe
© 2013 Jack Quintero
© 2013 Susan Heidi
IMMORTALIZED: Together Forever: Hot Rods, Pinups, and Body Art

317 E Grand Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
August 7th, 2013 - September 7th, 2013
Opening: August 9th, 2013 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Other (outside main areas)
Tues - Fri 10-6, Sat 12 - 5
Palomar Community College
urban, surrealism, modern, pop, contemporary, visual, figurative, Art, LOWBROW, digital, fine art, new, pop surrealism, san diego art, local, hotrods, Customs, cars, ratrods, pinups, vintage, retro, photography, mixed-media, graffiti/street-art, traditional
FREE, $5 donation appreciated. VIP tickets $25


ArtHatch and Distinction Gallery are pleased to announce their 3rd annual art exhibit devoted to hot rods and customs of distinction, “IMMORTALIZED: Together Forever: Hot Rods, Pinups, and Body Art”, an art exhibit and auction that will feature artists from around the globe.  All Artworks will be auctioned off starting at only $100, with a portion of the proceeds going to Distinction’s annual art scholarship donation for Palomar College students.  In conjunction, Escondido’s famous “Cruisin’ Grand” will have an incredible line-up of the finest and most unique rat rods and customs from all over the So Cal region. Cars that will be in display have been invited by Chick Kosziz, Hot Rods and Custom Stuff, and Super Rides by Jordan. This event is free to the public, but a suggested donation of $5 to benefit Crusin Grand would be appreciated. The Opening Reception will be held on Friday, August 9, 2013 from 6-9pm with live music by Gino and the Lone Gunmen.  VIP tickets are $25 and include Stone Beer, wine, food from Vinz Wine Bar, treats from EscoGelato and conversation with the artists, sponsors and car owners. There will be awards for artists and also a Pinup contest.  Winners will be awarded trophies chosen and handed out by the infamous Natalia Fabia, Los Angeles CA artist.

This year’s Sponsors include Heller Ford, King’s Pawn, JD Built, Lauren Kwapis, and Kurt Lightfoot (co-producer).  Additional sponsorships are still available.

The exhibition will run from August 7 – September 7, 2013

ArtHatch is a 7000 square foot building which houses the front gallery: exhibitions changing monthly, "The Alley," featuring new and previous works from over 75 artists, the teen room featuring artwork by 6 local teens, 14 artist studios, ranging in size from 150 to 800 square feet, featuring the work of over 28 local artists, and "The Lounge", containing 8 walls featuring local artists. The front gallery features contemporary and cutting edge artwork.  A variety of art books, prints, and collectors dolls are now available as well as an in house art supply store.  
ArtHatch & Distinction Gallery
317 East Grand Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025
(760) 781-5779