Art Himsl's
Custom Paint Studio
Concord, California
(925) 798-3099
 

 

 
 

The Spirit of Art's Creativity
Comes From His Beautiful Mind

 

In The Beginning
Art and Mickey Himsl

Pictures Of The Zeppelin

Celebrities With Art's Custom Work



ART'S PHOTO ARCHIVE
 

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July 2009
   
   
   
   
   
 


May 1998

   
   
   
   
   
 


May 2000

   
   
   
   
   
 


August 2006

   
   
   
   
   
 


January 1976

   
   
   
   
   
 


June 2008

   
   
   
   
   
 


December 2007

   
   
   
   
   
 


September 2001

   
   
   
   
   
 


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Art Himsl
Background Material:
Past Articles,
Awards and Accolades.
 

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  The magazines shown here
  all feature Art, or cars he painted
  on the cover with articles inside.
  It would be impossible to find
  all the articles spanning 40 years     
  of work that mention Art as
  either painter or participant at
  some event.

 

  1. Rod & Custom Magazine    sIssues: 
      June 1963, Aug 1969, June

1    1995.

      Custom Rodder: Nov. 1995
 

  2. Street Rodder: Aug. 1998,
      Sept. 2002, May 2000,
      July. 1990, Aug 1989.
 

  3. Auto Graphics: Dec. 1996
 

  4. Street Rod Builder:
      June 2000
 

  5. Chrome & Flammer (German
      Magazine): 2000
 

  6. Rolling Stone Magazine:
      Nov. 23, 1968.
      Look this one up. Art’s 1916

      Dodge Phaeton Hot Rod
      made the center fold in the
      infamous “John & Yoko   
      Lennon in the buff” front
      and back cover. We got a
      kick out of that.
              

  7. Drive Magazine: March 2004.
      There have been many
      articles over   the last
      several years.
 

  8. GoodGuys Gazettes.
      Several articles including
      the Goodguys 19th
     
  Anniversary Issue an
      article: The 99 PPG
      “LegandsTour” featuring
      Sam Foose & Art Himsl. 

 

Other Accolades Includes:
 

New York Museum of Modern
Art permanent display of his graphics on motorcycles.
 

SF Art Institute one man show,
“The Hot Rod Esthetic”
 

 He has appeared on
“The Learning Channel”
“RIDES” TV show
which featured Art painting
Vic Edlebrocks ’32 roadster
 built byRoy Brizio.
 

Art won the “Prestigious
Painter Award” 2005 from
House of Kolor.
 

Art was named “1995
Builder of theYear” at the
Grand National Roadster
 Show, Fresno, California.
 

In 1969 he won “America’s
Most Beautiful Roadster” at
the Grand National Roadster
Show, Oakland, California.

 

He was inducted into:

The Grand National Roadster
Show in Hall of Fame in 1992
 

The St. Ignace Hall of Fame
North, MI in 1992
 

The West Coast Kustoms
Hall of Fame in 2002
 

The National Rod & Custom
Hall of Fame in 2003
 

He is a Hall of Fame (2004)
Charter Member of the
San Francisco Rod, Custom
 & Motor Cycle Show.

 

 


June 1963

 
 
 
 
 


August 1969

 
 
 
 
 


May 1968

 
 
 
 
 


October 2009

 
 
 
 
 


August 1998

 
 
 
 
 


July 1991

 
 
 
 
 


August 1993

 
 
 
 
 


December 1971

 
 
 
 
 


March 1989

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 


 

 

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