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Colton, OR 97017

Collage of Men with Racing Car and Racing Cars on Track


Motor Racing Artwork

Our gallery consists of Original artwork work by renowned artists along with limited edition prints and giclees.

Nicholas Watts

Nicholas Watts

Nicholas Watts 

As a young boy, the sight of an RAF squadron flying over Nicholas Watts' house sparked a passion for capturing a moment in time. Early classroom sketches of dogfights, aerial battles, Spitfires and Hurricanes, developed into a mastery of technical art. Nicholas Watts grew up near Brands Hatch, and the experience of watching motorsport from an early age also had a profound effect on Watts. He was soon channeling his artistic flair into his first-ever car commission, a Bugatti Type 37A. Nicholas Watts has a passionate and atmospheric style in his work. His technical grounding and the sense of proportion and perspective that it teaches shines through within all of Nicholas Watts' pictures.

Alfredo de la Maria

Alfredo de la Maria

Alfredo de la Maria 

Alfredo de la Maria was born in Uruguay in 1945. He studied art and architecture at the Bellas Artes School in Montevideo. At 18, he served as an illustrator of politics and sporting events for a newspaper in Montevideo. In 1961, he conducted his first exhibit of equestrian paintings in Punta del Este City. His studies about Polo are legendary. Additionally, his paintings of naval and aviation subjects were also much in demand. In 1966, he left for Europe, where he settled in Paris for three years. Returning to Argentina, he took a position with an important publishing company in the city of Buenos Aires, creating illustrations for the covers of many major magazines. During this time, he became totally involved in automotive art. In 1989, he made the first of his many exhibits at the Buenos Aires Classic Cars Club.

Benjamin Freudenthal

Benjamin Freudenthal

 
Benjamin Freudenthal
               NEW! The French Connection

French artist, Benjamin Freudenthal, lives and paints in the Bordeaux region of France.  His close proximity to Le Mans and the European race circuits allowed his natural artistic talents to lean toward the ‘fast cars.’

“Ever since I can remember, I've been drawing.  A virus I got from my mother who was fascinated by the practice of painting and sculpture.  As a little boy, I spent hours sketching cow-boys, aircraft in dog-fight,  racing cars and knights in armor.”

In 2019 Benjamin received the honor of designing and painting the poster for the Essen Technica Classica Show in Germany; he is now working on their 2020 poster.

His large ‘Garage’ pieces depicted below are from special, mainly car events over the last century.  He chose to reproduce them on PVC after he was exposed to new technologies that allowed the images to be dyed into the surface.  While not suggesting it, he assures that one could throw a bucket of water on the image without any ill effect.