Art Of The Chopper Press Conference And Exhibition

mad_ratTo all those in Florida before, during and after Daytona Biketoberfest, I remind you that the Art Of The Chopper Exhibition at the Appleton Museum Of Art in Ocala, FL will debut October 10th and will last till January 10th, 2010. On Friday October 9th. I will join “Art Of The Chopper” author and exhibition curator Tom Zimberoff and my fellow Custom Builders Hank Young and Vince Doll for a press conference followed by a VIP Kick Start Party from 4 to 10 pm.

You will be able to view 30 custom motorcycles built as contemporary art and ask us all the questions you always wanted to ask… Of course it’s a biker friendly event with live rock band, food, drinks, motorcycle vendors, auction and preview tour of the exhibition. Tickets available in advance at the museum and on this Web site, and priced at $25 per person or $50 for VIP tickets that include valet, reserved bike parking and the private Kick Party VIP reception. 

I list again by alphabetical order the Builders and custom bikes featured in this exhibition.

aoc_logoMike Brown (Holy Roller), Chica (Freedom Forever), Dave Cook (Cook Norton & Ramble), Vince Doll (Curves and S&S Bike), Christian Dotson (Swingshot and Aileron), Trevelen (El Peligroso), Rick Fairless (Bettie), Ron Finch (Odin’s Axle), “Big Al” Gaither (Blue Goose), Jerry Graves (Mad Rat), Jim Giuffra (Er Hed), Gard Hollinger (Fancily), Cyril Huze (Graffiti), Shinya Kimura (Spike), Scott Long (Stingray), Joe Martin (The Destroyer), Dave Perewitz (Stinger), Mondo (Easyrider’s 35th Anniversary Bike), Mike Pugliese (Knuckle Under), Roland Sand (Glory Stomper), Indian Larry (Chain of Mystery), Ron Simms (Fuck Luck), Donnie Smith (Donnie’s Blower Bike), Eddie Trotta (Camel III), Paul Yaffe (El Cadence), Hank Young (Flying Pan and Disk Drive)

Monday October 5th, 3 pm EST: The press conference of Oct. 9, at 11 am at the museum is confirmed. But “The Art of the Chopper Kick Start Party” scheduled for Friday night has been rescheduled to Sunday, Nov. 29, and it’s being called the “Shifting Gears Party.”

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8 Responses to “Art Of The Chopper Press Conference And Exhibition”


  1. 1 Boss Hawg Oct 3rd, 2009 at 6:54 am

    Wonderful exhibit!

    Will try to ride by while in the area for Biketoberfest since Ocala is only an hour west of Daytona.

    Boss Hawg

  2. 2 D. Keller Oct 3rd, 2009 at 6:53 pm

    Will come to salute you Sir Cyril Huze.

  3. 3 John E Adams Oct 3rd, 2009 at 8:17 pm

    An amazing show Tom put together – would love to make the opening – sked is tight but….

    Cheers!

    John

  4. 4 Paul Gren Oct 5th, 2009 at 10:54 am

    Had a chance to get a “sneak peak” at the collection waiting to be unveiled. Very impressive. The supporting photo presentation alone is worth the visit. Graffiti bike is best in show!

  5. 5 aft customs Oct 5th, 2009 at 11:04 am

    Thanks to Tomfor putting this together & including us.On Sturday Oct. 17th AFT Customs Girls Kylie Shelby will be at the event signing posters.The Girls helped build ER HED.

  6. 6 MJ Oct 5th, 2009 at 7:16 pm

    I’m getting the word out to my Twitter and FB fans, looks like a nice show.

  7. 7 bigdog Oct 7th, 2009 at 6:12 pm

    you couldnt have picked a better bike to showplace this event R I P Jerry Graves , you are dearly missed by your friends

  8. 8 Brian D Oct 8th, 2009 at 8:25 am

    One of my all time favorite bikes. R.I.P. JG

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