|The Automotive Art of Danny L Whitfield / Official Site!
Dale Earnhardt signing Danny's Corvette prints!
Prior to the death of Racing legend Dale Earnhard, Danny had the fortunate opportunity of taking photo's of this autograph session.
This event was for the National Corvette Museum's celebration. As you can see Dale had almost everything in the museum thrown at him for autographs. On the
table to right are 2 of Danny's Corvette prints created for the Corvette Manufacturing plant celebration. Dale was so kind to autograph both of them. Of course
those prints are priceless now!
Danny Whitfield, One of the few artist who created Dodge Viper paintings
early in 1992. Although not a member of the "Dream Team" the signatures’ you
see were part of an event at the 1992 Detroit North American Auto show. Invited
as a guest, Danny was fortunate to have the famous “ Dream Team” sign the
artist proofs of the original 1993 Viper and his rendition of a concept Dodge
Viper. These are still in his collection today!
A true believer in Christ, Danny quotes a scripture he carries deep in his heart as an artist... He have filled him with the Spirit of God, with Skill, Ability and Knowledge in all kinds of
Crafts to make artistic designs for work in gold, silver, and bronze, to cut and set stones to work in wood and to engage in all kinds of craftsmanship.
Danny Whitfield Designs featured in Hot Rod and Mustang & fast Fords. Danny has done commissioned work for the National Corvette Museum, artwork
that's been printed in car magazines such as Hot Rod, and Muscle Mustangs and Fast Fords (among a few).
His love for the automobile is the highest among the most hard core car buffs and is regarded as a modern day Michelangelo, giving us art in our time that future
generations will view in homes, galleries, car shows and museums. The excitement in his artwork will make a deep inner connections to future generations of the
automotive world. See what customers say about his art
People from all over the world love cars!
Thousands of automotive artist's capture these beauties in still life! New cars, old cars, classic cars, muscle cars, tricked-out cars, wicked custom trucks, anything
on wheels! Customers flock to see them where ever they are. General Motors, Ford Motor Company and the Chrysler Corporation were responsible for some of the
hottest and most desired cars in history. Their homeland is 'Detroit Michigan' were it all began! The cars from Detroit changed the world. And it all started in 1903
with Henry Ford. Looking to speed up production, Ford created the first assembly line. With this technique, he could produce cars faster and more efficiently,
making them for the first time affordable for the average Joe customer. And the average Joe bought them up like hotcakes! At the same time, America's cultural
scene blossomed. Led by the almighty auto barons, the US flourished with new buildings, museums and theaters built by the world's top architects. Music flowed
from corner bars and nightclubs, Barry Gordy's Motown sound was in high gear and artists like Diego Rivera captured the moment. Today, the affects of the
automobile are everywhere! Automobiles changed the way we live, where we work and how we play. The automobile led to the growth of suburbia, the creation of a
national highway system, and the development of a population entranced with the possibility of going anywhere anytime. It's a freedom everyone love, everlasting
memories of the automobile!
|Automotive Artist Danny Whitfield Biography
His life has been dedicated to the 4 wheeled wonder Henry Ford made famous and millions of people drive each year
The Magnificent Automobile!
The art world is a crazy place, and there seems to be no limit as to what the next renaissance masterpiece will fetch.
The same collector mayhem happens in the muscle car world, with top examples of our favorite cars going for millions of dollars. Born and raised in Detroit,
Michigan, “Auto Capital of the World, Danny Whitfield brought his vision of art and cars to the fore front and has been the key artist in making automotive art a
respected form in the industry. He has a magical ability to bring out the beauty of an automobile and expression vividly onto canvas. Danny draws, paint and does
many forms of art from scenic, architectural, to portrait images. However his affinity for automobiles is his first love. After attending Center of Creative College in
Detroit and Macomb County College in Warren Michigan. Believe it or not, he started drawing at age five.
His affinity for the automobile led him to a career with Ford, General Motors, and other design firms. Although he enjoyed creating fine art pieces, the art world
didn't embrace him with open arms, initially. The industry for the most part hadn't expanded its vision yet to see this type of artistry as a valid genre. Since then,
and determined not to be held back, Whitfield continued to do his fine art pieces and broadened his efforts to have the automotive art genre be more greatly
accepted. As a result, he is seen as a key artist in moving this art scene forward. His work has been featured as wall hangings, posters, published in magazines, car
designs and highlighted throughout the world.
The Automotive Art of Danny Whitfield in 1974
To the right are six of sketches created when he was in high school.
He drew them between 1974 and 1975 while attending Henry Ford High
school in Detroit Michigan.
That Mustang you see was the very first drawing he was paid for! A
fellow student ask if he would draw his brother's Mustang to look exactly
like his car. Once complete he showed the drawing to his friend and he
was so overjoyed he paid him $7.00 for it. That red check mark on the
Pontiac Grand Am drawing was actual credit he received from a substitute
teacher. She saw that he was working hard but not on his math like he
was suppose to. Most of his work reflected the drag racing craze of the
60s and 70's, Big engines in small cars, custom woodies T-buckets and
Read more of artist Danny Whitfield here!
If you get a chance to tour the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green Kentucky, check out the 6ft x 8ft Wall Mural of the 1965 All American Corvette. Danny
was commission to create this masterpiece for the museum inaugural opening. Also Danny has partnered with the museum to offer "one of a kind" commemorative
prints. The "Great Eight sink hole Corvettes. Preserving the legacy of the cars damaged in the sink hole.
Click here for full details
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Automotive Art has taken on a new meaning and identity. No longer regarded or dismissed as cartoon, commercial or graphic illustration, its earn its rightful
place in the world of Fine art right next to Norman Rockwell and Pablo Picasso. Does anyone remember "Charles M. Schulz" the cartoonist of comic strip Peanuts
featuring Charlie Brown and Snoopy? He said he was laughed at when he told people what he did for a living. When he showed them his first pay check the laughing
Yes Danny does more than just cars!
Its not uncommon for an artist to possess unique talents. Although his love for the automobile takes first place in his creative life, his talents extends to other
forms of design. This includes architectural & product design and more. If you can dream it Danny can draw it. To see more of his Design work Click here!
Question and Answers
Q. What type of paper, card stock or print media is the art printed on?
A. Danny Whitfield art is printed on heavy premium Luster card stock. Its 100 acid free with vivid rich colors for a lifetime of enjoyment. Guaranteed not to fade
for 25 years and that's only if its in direct sunlight. His artwork commands the highest quality in print media.
Q. How are the prints shipped?
A. Prints are shipped in a double-sleeved 10 mil, tube. The outer tube is hard constructed cardboard. Shipping source is Fed Ex or UPS.
Q Where are they shipped from?
A.Danny Whitfield art is printed and shipped from our print lab (NuImaging Madison Photo) high quality professional digital photo lab located in Covington,
Q. How long will it be before I receive my print?
A. On the day you make your purchase, it usually take 2 days to leave our destination unless its a back order. You should receive it with 3 to 5 business days of
purchase. In some cases your print make take up 7 days for arrival. If you have questions or concern just give us a call 520-297-9104 anytime.
Q, Are there other sizes available?
A, Yes at the moment we have the common size of 16x20, 20x24, 20x30, 24x26. but we also print lager sizes upon request.
Q, Do you offer a framing service?
A, No we don't. We're sorry but based on past history of shipment damage we stop offering framing.