The 1959 Cadillac Eldorado will always be what you think of when you hear someone talking about “Fins and the 50s” as the design is an ode to fins and rockets. It’s hard to think of a car with a taller fin and with the double bullet design on the taillight, it is the pinnacle of the 50s fin.
Inspiration: Car collector and enthusiast. Inspired by David Hockney’s colorful landscapes, Van Gough’s brushstroke and color, Erin Hansen color and brushstroke.
Process: The artist is a frequent car shows and national parks. She frequently travels with her camera and sketch pad in tow seeking inspiration both near and far. Once inspired she uses technology to get further inspiration from the field photos and sketches.
Education/Awards: Education: The Art League, Alexandria, VA Studied painting and drawing with Joey Manlapaz, Bobbi Pratte, and Mat Pinney.