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Steve Stanford at the Petersen Museum


Automotive illustrator and designer Steve Stanford is displaying his work and limited edition of prints at the Petersen Museum on August 23rd, 2014.

Press release.
Please join us in a rare display of the legendart Steve Stanford’s Artwork and Illustrations of some unique rods. customs and classics from the fertile mind of this world-famous artist. By popular demand, prints and posters will at last be offered for sale for the first time to the public. These stricktly limited editions are sure to sell out. Get yours now at this one day event.

August 23, 2014 at the Petersen Automotive Museum

CCC-steve-stanford-petersen-04Steve Stanford stands by this 1959 Cadillac Eldorado fine art piece which he selected to use as his first authorized prints. The prints will be smaller in size than the original hanging on the wall.

CCC-steve-stanford-petersen-flyerSteve Stanford at the Petersen.



Steve Stanford is completely self taught. Always being inspired by automotive art from design studies to car brochure art. As a young kid Steve begun to experiment using different techniques copying the masters artwork and soon creating his own unique style. Steve gets most of his inspiration from his hero Harley Earl and the amazing Cadillacs he created. Steve inspired people all over the world with his creative eye for lines styles and new ideas. Many of his illustrations have been used by Hot Rod, Custom Car, Van, VW, etc builders world wide. If you want to follow Steve Stanford up close, check out his Facebook page.

Steve Stanford will have his debut exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum on August 23rd. Steve Stanford will showcase and sell prints of his amazing work. You better mark this date in your agenda.


Below are a few samples of Steve Stanford’s amazing artwork, and Steve at work in his studio creating magic.














Rik Hoving

Rik is the CCC editor in chief. As a custom car historian he is researching custom car history for many years. In 2004 he started the Custom Car Photo Archive that has become a place of joy for many custom car enthousiasts. Here at CCC Rik will bring you inspiring articles on the history of custom cars and builders. Like a true photo detective he will show us what's going on in all those amazing photos. He will write stories about everything you want to know in the realm of customizing. In daily life Rik is a Graphic Designer. He is married to the CCC webmaster and the father of a 10 year old son (they are both very happy with his excellent cooking skills)

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