Come see us in Pittsburgh on Saturday, September 27th for the Penn Ave Arts In Motion Fest!
a day of free art and community fun.
Residents team up to bring visitors to Penn Ave to celebrate art, community, and Art
Cars! The line up includes Music and Dance Performances, Live Art Battles, Art
Vendors, Aerial Silk Dancers, Side Show, Improv Opera, Fire Performers, & a Mobile
Masterpiece Round Up are just some of the days planned activities. The Penn Ave Arts in
Motion Festival is scheduled for September 27, 2014 -12PM TO 8PM, 5022 Penn Ave,
PGH PA 15224 (Corner of Penn Ave & Winebiddle)
This is the 3rd
including what has become the largest gathering of street legal art cars in Pittsburgh.
Jason Sauer, Co-owner of Most Wanted Fine Art organizes the event, which is located
on Penn Ave. The event bloomed out of Jason Sauer’s love of the southern tradition
of Art Cars. Art Cars are a decorated road ready vehicles which is popular in southern
states especially Texas, where inspection laws allow for things to be glued to the surface
of cars. Since 1995 Sauer has painted a car & wrecked it in the Demolition Derby.
Afterwards the wreck is presented as art & taken on tour. The “most wanted” themed art
builds with travel as it’s decorated with mug shots of people encountered.
To help promote Penn Avenue during the construction and to ensure the inclusivity of the
festival, Sauer has teamed up with fellow 40 under 40 winner D.S Kinsel who is the co
founder/operator of BOOM Concepts. BOOM Concepts is the newest art space on Penn
Ave and is a community organization created for the expansion of activity for artists,
musicians, and entrepreneurs who have common interest. Together they have combined
the Pittsburgh Art Car event with the Penn Ave Arts in Motion Festival, which had its
inaugural launch in June of 2013. “The Penn Ave Arts in Motion festival is the natural
next step in the growth of the corridor. This festival will help solidify Penn Ave arts
district as a true destination where artists can share with audiences and community”, said
Due to construction the team has secured the K-2 convenience store’s parking lot as over
flow parking for festival visitors. K-2 is located at 4900 Penn Ave. The Turner Dairy T-
Bird will be in the K-2 lot handing out free beverages from Noon-2pm
It’s completely free for vendors and vehicles (cars, motorcycles, or bicycles) to be part of
the outdoor community event. Get out there and get involved! To reserve a spot or more
info please call 4125086782 or email [email protected]
The event is sponsored by Bloomfield-Garfield Corp., Most Wanted Fine Art, Carl’s TV,
Spak Brothers Pizza, Artisan and Craftsman Supply, & BOOM Concepts.
year that Pittsburgh Art Car has exhibited creative modes of transportation
Penn Avenue Arts in Motion Performance Schedule
The Air Masters Aerial Silk Dance
from PGH Dance Center
Cabaret and the American sideshow
“Voicestruments” looped live
RG the Rotator
Pro Yo Yo and DJ
Kelly Strayhorn Theater’s
Youth Steel band
The Air Masters
Aerial Silk Dance from PGH Dance
Hip hop Performance
Hip hop Performance
Bunker project presents: The Sad
Princess, an Improv Opera as well as
performance art by Mario Ashkar, Anna
Bender, & Stephany Ross.
Jammin’ Rock n Roll
Fire performance troupe
Poem reading by Jason Baldinger.
The festival is over but the fun continues
at Modern Formations 4919 Penn Ave
8pm. Event highlights Sound Cat owner
Karl Hendricks’ fiction writing, with
readings and more. Proceeds benefit
the Hendricks family and their medical
costs. Suggested donation $7
Plus performances by 1HOOD as well as
The Hills and The Rivers.