The Murphy art show opening
Drive!|November 2021
A celebration of art, music and cars
MICHAEL ECKERSON

It has been said, cars are rolling art. The muse for our imaginations. The inspiration for expression. Some artists find the automobile a thing of beauty that must be captured, even for a moment. That moment is translated into art and the Fireball Gallery showcases those moments for all to see.

The Murphy Automotive Museum and its Fireball Gallery under the direction of FIreball Tim Lawrence has a regularly rotating selection of automotive and traditional art. At this event, the Fireball Gallery 3, eight new artists were selected to participate. The wide variety of styles from these talented artists makes for a rich viewing experience. On display for a limited time are works from sculptors Ken Vela and Tony Dow, painter Tom Fritz, photography by Dave Parker and Tom Gomez, illustration by Geoff Ombao, and graphic design works by Tommy Scalera and myself. We’ve included brief artist’s bios at the end of this feature so you can seek them out. Each piece on display at the Museum is offered for sale.

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