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Houston Art Car Parade Winners 2008!

Grand Trophy – $1500 – Lady of Transportation by Amber Eagle # 12
People’s Choice – $1500 – Hen A Tron II by Pomponio Napumucino #150
Mayor’s Cup – $1500 – Lady of Transportation by Amber Eagle #12
 
Art Cars:

1st - -$700 and Grand Trophy each.:
- The Phone Car by Howard Davis #21
- Opera To Go by Perryn Leech #42
- Splinter, Little Splinter, Big J by Isaac Cohen #32, 33, 34
- Da Kuntry Pedlur by Rich and Pam Molden # 105
 
2nd – -Trophy and $100 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoor each.:
- Shattered Vanity by Nicole Strine #45
- Crapper Car by Richard Simeik #144
- Jeannie Bottle Art Car by Kelly Blakley #154
- Totally Tubular by Ken Luce #156
 
3rd – -Trophy and $50 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoor each.:
- The Yarn Car by Tim Klein #74
- Chewbaru by Rex Rosenberg #140
- Homage to Gaudt by Charles Fried #200
- Shep, the Rescued German Shepherd by Beverly Hayes #206
 
Commercial Art Car -Trophy.:
Clean and Green courtesy of Port of Houston by David Dorman #111
 
Contraptions:
1st -: Crocodile Rock by Robert Wink #11 -Trophy and $250.
2nd -: Mordor Mobile by Adrian Figuerea #44 -Trophy and $100 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
3rd -: Darango 95 by Bill LaSueur #46 -Trophy and $50 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
 
Cycles:
1st -: Retiree’s Dream by John Mrosko #88 -Trophy and $250.
2nd -: Pink Cycho by Paula Cox  #173 -Trophy and $100 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
3rd -: Eragon, The Medieval Scooter by Johnny Rojas #53 -Trophy and $50 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
 
Daily Driver:
1st -: Percy Peacock by Sam Jones #131 -Trophy and $250.
2nd -: Shattered Vanity by Nicole Strine #45 -Trophy and $100 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
3rd -: R U Game by Donna Dommel #70 -Trophy and $50 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
 
Lowriders:
1st -: Suicidal Tendencies by James Gomez #7A -Trophy and $250.
2nd -: Southern Look by Danielle Perez #6 -Trophy and $100 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
3rd -: Heavy Metal by Mike Campos #7C -Trophy and $50 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
 
Music:
1st -: Last Concert Cafe Band of Gypsies with Carrie Ann and Apocalyptics by Dawn Fudge #52 -Trophy and $250.
2nd -: The Allen Oldies Band by Allen Hill #16 -Trophy and $100 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
3rd -: The Defenestration Unit – Space is the Place by Kirk Suddreath #213 -Trophy and $50 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
 
Political Statement:
1st -: So Many Resons to M-Peach by Shelley Buschur #211 -Trophy and $250.
2nd -: The Stars and Stripes Forever by L. Carpenter#252  -Trophy and $100 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
3rd -: Missile Dick Chicks Homecoming by Tom Kennedy #36 -Trophy and $50 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
 
Painted Art Car:
1st -: ChucDeville by Chuca Apolinar #7 -Trophy and $250.
2nd -: Cataillic Venus Hairse by Susan Venus #86 -Trophy and $100 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
3rd -: Barking Schnauzers III by Abigail Reeves #71 -Trophy and $50 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
 
Performance:
1st -: The Blues Brothers Blues Mobile by Mike Powell  #169 -Trophy and $250.
 
Skaters:
1st -: Why Worry About $100 Oil by Cliona Gunter #8 -Trophy and $250.
2nd -: Capped Off Ombudsman by Joyce Cail #152 -Trophy and $100 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
3rd -: The Jeannie Team Skaters by Kelly Blakely #155 -Trophy and $50 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
 
Youth Group:
1st -: Percy Peacock by Sam Jones #131 -Trophy and $250.
2nd -: Dude, Where’s My Bag? by Brandi Nicholson #231 -Trophy and $100 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
3rd -: Durham Elementary’s Blooming Wheels by Kim Webster #39 -Trophy and $50 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
3rd -: Boxed In by Craig Butterworth #118 -Trophy and $50 gift card from Academy Sports and Outdoors.
 
Visionary Artist Award in Memory of Annie Burkes: Unconventional Wisdom by Rice University and Greg Marshall #284

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