RECENT EVENT ART

2018

Hawkes Crystal Glass by Jay Koka
"Hawkes Crystal Glass" FCA 2018, Corning (click to enlarge)

"Hawkes Crystal Glass"
Ferrari Club of America 2018, Corning

Title: "Hawkes Crystal Glass"
by Jay Koka, © 2018
44”w x 30”, acrylic on canvas, private collection

The 2018 Annual Meet of the Ferrari Club of America at Corning New York (and Watkins Glen) celebrates the Daytona. First introduced to the public at the 1968 Paris Salon del’Automobile, the 365 GTB/4 Daytona remains an iconic Ferrari. Many mark it as the end of the Enzo era and the last of the classic front-engine GT Ferraris. The Hawkes Glass Building was home to T.G. Hawkes & Co.’s eighty-two years in the cut glass business. This is the original event art that has been published in an exclusive FCA edition of 600 signed/numbered/embossed prints on paper, approx 10 x 14.5 inches for distribution at the event. Also released in a full size canvas edition of 10 signed/numbered prints at 44x30".

Exclusive FCA Limited edition print
"Hawkes Crystal Glass" (click to enlarge)
An edition of 600 signed/numbered prints on paper created exclusively for the FCA Daytona event. Please note the PAPER print is not available from the studio, please contact the Ferrari Club of America.


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The Drift No4 by Jay Koka
"The Drift No4" (click to enlarge)


"The Drift No4"
Title: "The Drift No4"
by Jay Koka, © 2018
34”w x 44”, acrylic on canvas, private collection

The Drift No 4 continues a series of paintings started in 2000. Its predecessors have featured a Jaguar XKD, a Porsche Carrera GT (2008) and a Porsche 918 (2016) each as different in style and execution as the one before.

Being young and inexperienced at the time, the Miura was pretty much the first "supercar" I became aware of at its debut. I recall thinking that it was the most beautiful car I had ever seen. I didn't think I had much of a chance at owning one as I drove my Austin-Healy 3000 Mk III which kept me in the poor-house trying to keep it running (...but the girls liked it).


So it's somewhat surprising that it took me some 25 years to get around to doing a painting of the car that I still consider one of the most beautiful around. It has stood the test of time well and is a testament to the Bertone and Lamborghini folks that were responsible for its creation. This is the poster/event art for the 2018 Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance (September 2018, Ontario, Canada).

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2017

Ferrari Club of America 2017 by Jay Koka
"Ready For The Grid" FCA 2017, Daytona (click to enlarge)
"Ready For The Grid"
Ferrari Club of America 2017, Daytona

Title: "Ready For The Grid"
by Jay Koka, © 2017
48”w x 28”, acrylic on canvas, private collection

The 2017 Annual Meet of the Ferrari Club of America at Daytona marks the iconic 1-2-3 Ferrari finish at the 1967 Daytona Continental 24 Hours. The 330 P3/4 spyder, chassis 0846, winner of the race is featured in the painting titled "Ready for the Grid". Unfortunately 0846 met with a serious accident and at Le Mans a few months later and the remains were destroyed by Ferrari. This is the original event art that has been published in an exclusive FCA edition of 500 signed/numbered/embossed prints on paper, approx 10 x 14.5 inches for distribution at the event. Also released in a full size canvas edition of 20 signed/numbered prints at 48x28".

Exclusive FCA Limited edition print
"Ready For The Grid" (click to enlarge)
An edition of 500 signed/numbered prints on paper created exclusively for the FCA Daytona event. Please note the PAPER print is not available from the studio, please contact the Ferrari Club of America.


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NAIAS 2017 by Jay Koka
NAIAS 2017 (click to enlarge)

North American International Auto Show 2017
Title: "NAIAS 2017"
by Jay Koka, © NAIAS 2016
34”w x 44”, acrylic on canvas, original with NAIAS

Jay Koka was been commissioned by the North American International Auto Show to create the art for the 2017 event.

Held in Detroit, Michigan, USA at Cobo Hall, the annual show in mid-January features top automotive and technology executives, designers, engineers and thought leaders. Sadly the exciting, vibrant original art was significantly altered by the show's graphic "designer".
FCA Pennsylvania Concours 2017 by Jay Koka
FCA Pennsylvania Concours - May 2017 (click to enlarge)

Ferrari Club of America Penn-NJ
Pennsylvania Concours - May 2017

Title: "Ferrari Club of America
Pennsylvania Concours - May 2017"
by Jay Koka, © 2017
44”w x 34”, acrylic on canvas
Private Collection

Held at the Reading Country Club, the Pennsylvania Concours is the successor to the late Pietro Castiglioni's popular, long-runnning event. Featured model for 2017 is the 365GT.
Ferrari Club of America Pennsylvania Concours - May 2017
FCA Pennsylvania Concours - 2017 POSTER (click to enlarge)



2016

Eyes On Design 2016
Eyes On Design 2016 (click to enlarge)
Eyes On Design 2016
Title: "Eyes On Design 2016"
by Jay Koka, © 2015
34”w x 44”, acrylic on canvas, Stahl Museum Collection

Eleven years later, Jay Koka returns to create the 2016 Eyes On Design poster/event art, his second for the well-known, long-running concours event.

Sharp eyed viewers will recognize the car... the magnificent 1931 Cord L-29 LaGrande Speedster which was presented in Jay Koka's 2012 Peter Helck Award winning "Savannah No5" set in one of Savannah’s historic squares.

This time, the car is presented at the front door of the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores near Detroit. The art is featured in the event poster as well as other items related to the event.

The original painting for the 2004 Eyes on Design Automotive Design Exhibition, located at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores, near Detroit featured the LeMans race-winning Gulf GT40's. The painting depicts the car which won Lemans twice, once as #6 and later as #9. The artist's working title of this painting is "Race Study 3" later renamed by the organizers as "An American Moment at LeMans".


2004 Eyes on Design
Jay Koka,© 2004,
acrylic on canvas, 36x48" (90x120cm),
Private Collection




Ferrari Club of America International Meet - Ohio - June 2016
FCA International Meet - Ohio - June 2016 (click to enlarge)

Ferrari Club of America
International Meet - Ohio - June 2016

Title: "Ferrari Club of America
International Meet - Ohio - June 2016"
by Jay Koka, © 2016
44”w x 34”, acrylic on canvas
Private Collection

The 53rd Annual International Meet of the Ferrari Club of America takes place in Columbus, Ohio mid-June 2016. Featured model is the 275GTB. The Columbus area is the heart of Amish country which suggested the theme for the poster. This is Jay Koka's 11th poster for the FCA.
Ferrari Club of America International Meet - Ohio - June 2016 POSTER
FCA International Meet - Ohio - POSTER (click to enlarge)



Ferrari Club of America Pennsylvania Concours - May 2016
FCA Pennsylvania Concours - May 2016 (click to enlarge)

Ferrari Club of America Penn-NJ
Pennsylvania Concours - May 2016

Title: "Ferrari Club of America
Pennsylvania Concours - May 2016"
by Jay Koka, © 2016
34”w x 44”, acrylic on canvas
Private Collection

Held at the Reading Country Club, the Pennsylvania Concours is the successor to the late Pietro Castiglioni's popular, long-runnning event. Featured model for 2016 is the Testa Rossa.
Ferrari Club of America Pennsylvania Concours - May 2016
FCA Pennsylvania Concours - POSTER (click to enlarge)


2015


Concours at St John's 2015
Concours at St John's 2015 (click to enlarge)
Concours at St John's 2015
Title: "Concours at St John's 2015"
by Jay Koka, © 2015
42”w x 50”, acrylic on canvas, Patterson Collection

Koka returns as featured and poster artist for the Concours at St John's. Koka created the poster painting for the St John's innaugural event in 2011 when it replaced the long-running conours at Meadow Brook Hall (where he was also featured artist in 1992). This time featuring the winners of the 2014 event... Best of Show European is the incomparable 1939 Bugatti T57C Cabriolette by Vole&Rutherbeck (Patterson Collection). In the background, Best of Show American, 1932 Duesenberg J Convertible Victoria by Murphy (Parfet).











Series 1 E-Type Jaguar
Series 1 E-Type Jaguar (click to enlarge)
Cobble Beach Concours 2015
Title: "Cobble Beach E-Type"
34x44", acrylic on canvas © Jay Koka, 2015

Two versions of the 2015 Cobble Beach Concours poster were designed (see below) The first incorporating this new 34x44" acylic on canvas original featuring a Series One Jaguar E-type in front of the Cobble Beach Club House. Last minute participation by Cadillac as presenting sponsor saw the poster redesigned to incorporate an very early... 1988... original gouache on board painting by Jay Koka titled "Cadillac".


Left: Version 1 Right: Version 2 (final)




     

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