ArtHatch & Distinction present:

IMMORTALIZED: Now and Then, co-conceptually produced by Kurt Lightfoot

August 10 - September 1
Opening Reception: Friday, August 10, 2012 from 6-10pm

ArtHatch presents the 2nd Annual art exhibit devoted to hot rods and customs of distinction, “IMMORTALIZED: Now and Then”, an art exhibit and auction that will feature some of the most prominent car artists to date including Big Toe, Sara Ray, Squindo, Chris Froggert, and more. All artworks will be auctioned of starting at only $100, the auction will last through the month ending on September 1st. In conjunction, Escondido’s famous Hot Rods and Custom Stuff in conjunction with “Crusin’ Grand” will have an incredible group of cars lined up and parked in front of the gallery.  The event will draw custom car owners from around the state including many who have invested over $500,000 into their cars.  The Opening Reception will be held on Friday, August 10th, 2012 from 6-10pm highlighted with pin up girls from Cuties for a Cause passing out goodies, STONE beer, catered food by Vinz Wine Bar and EscoGelato, and live music by Gino and the Lone Gunmen.  Cost will be $15 ($10 advance tickets) for the event, with proceeds to benefit ArtHatch (501(c)(3) organization), Palomar College scholarships, and Cruisin Grand.  

The exhibition will run from August 10 – September 1, 2012 with the auction ending on Sept 1st at 2pm sharp.

ArtHatch is a 7000 square foot building which houses the front gallery: exhibitions changing monthly, “The Alley,” featuring new and previous works from over 75 artists, the teen room featuring artwork by 12 local teens, 14 artist studios, ranging in size from 150 to 800 square feet, featuring the work of over 28 local artists, and “The Alley”, containing 12 walls featuring local artists. The front gallery features contemporary and cutting edge artwork.

A variety of art books, prints, and collectors dolls are now available as well as an in house art supply store.



317 East Grand Avenue

Escondido, CA 92025

(760) 781-5779


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