Faye and I will be in Detroit for the inaugural MotorCity Collector Car Auction. Organizers invited us to exhibit our automotive sculptings as part of the program on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9 and 10, at the MotorCity Casino Hotel.

More than 300 cars will be up for sale in the new event, produced by Leake Auctions and sponsored by Penske Corporation.

The MotorCity Casino Hotel is located at 2901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, just west of the Lodge Freeway. Admission to the auction is $20 per person, $15 for senior citizens and military personnel with ID.

If you want to spend the night at the MotorCity Casino Hotel, mention you're with the Leake Auction for a discount rate on your room. Besides the gaming, the hotel has outstanding service, food and entertainment. Their phone is 1-866-782-9622.

Faye and I hope to see you on Friday and Saturday. The new Collector Car Auction is a chance to be in on the ground floor of what promises to become a great tradition. Best of all, the new event provides a great opportunity for us to get together with friends who share interests in automobiles, art and history.


Detroit Institute of Arts come for a visit

A group from the Detroit Institute of Arts stopped by the studio for a tour on May 12. It was wonderful, getting a chance to talk about the works and what is involved in their creation. Here I'm pointing at a 1919 Scripps Booth commissioned for Maggie Allesee. Plus, Faye and I got a chance to show off our next project, a 1931 Stutz Roadster. Currently in the clay stage, the piece is seen in the foreground.


"Blitzen Benz" -driven by Barney Olfield

1904 Peerless "Green Dragon"