Events, Press TREADZ Tire Art to Debut at the Luxury & Supercar Weekend 2012




Artists Raymond Chow and Stacy Sakai debut their unique TREADZ Tire Art paintings at the Luxury & Supercar Weekend, September 8-9, 2012 at VanDusen Botanical Garden!

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (Saturday, August 11, 2012) – Raymond Chow and Stacy Sakai combine their artistic talents to create a unique series of paintings using tires to impress tread marks onto the canvas! To create these abstract expressionist works of art, tires of various types and brands are covered in paint, and then rolled across a prepared canvas. This leaves a beautiful impression of the tire, the energy of the application, and the artist’s choice of colour, direction and pressure.

About the Luxury & Supercar Weekend 2012
“For the third time in Canada this lifestyle weekend is the Nation’s finest two day outdoor showing of Luxury & Supercars. The 2012 event once again offers a unique up-close and personal opportunity to view the world’s most important examples of automotive achievements.”  Excerpt from

Registered Press & Media Only
Preview of Shaughnessy Concours d’Elegance & New vehicle displays
Friday, September 7, 2012 4:00pm – 6:00pm

About Raymond Chow
Raymond Chow is an internationally renowned artist based in Vancouver, Canada. He first became known in 1960 for his drawings of old Victorian homes and buildings. His paintings and drawings now decorate homes of prominent personalities, collectors and gallery owners. Raymond also composes music, and he enjoys collecting cars.

About Stacy Sakai
Stacy Sakai is a Canadian artist, based in Vancouver, BC. She spent her childhood in South America, Florida and northern British Columbia. From an early age, her interest in art was influenced by the teachings of her father and grandmother, both also artists. Sakai enjoys painting with freedom to create abstracts that emphasize colour, and energy.

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