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APRIL ISSUE IS LIVE. NEXT ISSUE of the magazine is COMING approx September 20th and will feature the AFAS Pebble Beach show.

Art Fitzpatrick
Well-known artist and AFAS member Art Fitzpatrick passed away at the age of 96 on November 15th. We offer our condolences to his wife Betty. We will feature expanded coverage in our next issue.
AFAS website relaunched
The Automotive Fine Arts Society member website has been relaunched at the site.
CCCA at Hickory Corners
Nine artists and 140 Packards at the Gilmore Car Museum weekend of June 7, 2015. Art Awards of Excellence went to Tom Hale and Tony Sikorski. Chairman's Award went to Daniel Brown. Art Fitzpatrick was art judge.
The Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) will celebrate its 30th Anniversary at the August Pebble Beach Concours Exbition. Watch for full event coverage in our September issue.
The Automotive Fine Arts Society regrets to announce that there will be no art exhibition organized by the Society at the 2015 Amelia Island Concours. More on this in the April edition.
Jay Koka has captured "Best of Show" at the Stan Hywet Hall Concours Art Exhibition. David Chapple awarded "Best Essence of Speed" and "Best Essence of Design" went to Jim Raider. Full show coverage coming in April 2015 issue.
Pietruska has taught for 40 years at Art Center and will be honored on Friday October 24 at the college before the "Car Classic", an annual event at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. The show will be on October 26, 2014 at the college.

The 31st AFAS Exhibition

The Automotive Fine Arts Society presented their 31st Premiere Exhibition at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in August. Read the extensive coverage in this issue's feature story.

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One Man's Car Week

Our regular contributor Wallace Wyss takes us on an extensive and eclectic tour of the massive "Car Week" on the Monterey Peninsula. They say of the street called the Via Veneto in Italy that, if you sit long enough in one spot, everybody you ever knew will happen by and I think Monterey Car Week is a little like that. It's every car guy you ever knew plus every car you ever heard of....

Car Week »

Casey Hall

Your first question will be "why carburetors?" But as you look over our review of Casey Hall's work, you'll quickly understand the wonderful visual opportunities. Originally trained as a figure painter, Casey Hall’s focus has shifted from flesh and blood to metal and fuel.

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