Motorburg Design Center at 41st NSRA Nats

Meet the Artists and Participate in the Working Studios!

Motorburg announced that it would be presenting a “Design Center” attraction at the 2010 N.S.R.A. Nationals in Louisville, KY – August 5th through the 8th., the online resource for automotive designers, artists and enthusiasts, with an emphasis on rods & customs, will be heading up this uniquely entertaining venue. features art and design galleries by an associate group of some of the hottest artists and designers in the industry as well as a thriving Forum of international talent. Increasingly, it’s becoming the “go to place” for an ever-changing array of articles and tutorials for all who appreciate the form and function of the American style of custom built automobile.

Motorburg’s associate artist list reads like a “who’s who” of rod & custom art and design and includes: Darrell Mayabb – Thom Taylor – Jimmy Smith – C. Cruz – Greg Tedder – Ralph Burch – Brian Stupski – C. Smith… as well as CARtoon greats Nelson Dewey and Errol McCarthy. The Design Center gallery will display art by these associates as well as prints and portfolios by Motorburg’s talented forum members.

Additionally, the exhibit will display several rods and customs designed by the stylists, along with drawings and illustrations involved in the actual build.

The exhibit will feature the Charlie Smith designed 1941 Buick Centurion Roadster :

Egon-Buick design concept hot rod artist Charlie Smith

This 1986 design by C. Smith will be on display at the “Design Center”.

…a removable-top beauty built by the late Egon Necelis and still turning heads after more than twenty years “on the road”.

Of special interest will be the display of the “Invader” :

The Invader hot rod design artist concept

… America’s Most Beautiful Roadster in both 1967 & ‘68 and the subject of a Motorburg Forum design challenge.

You’ll also get to watch as artists work in the exhibit’s two design studios, in traditional and digital fashion. The public is invited to get up close and personal as the designers do their magic on paper and monitor.

So, stop by and “talk shop” with the artists, builders and industry guests at the “Motorburg Design Center”. They’re in space 1001 through 1003 at this year’s NSRA 41st Annual Street Rod Nationals August 5 – 8, 2010 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

* Join the Forum and read more about the Design Center HERE.