18th Annual Woodward Dream Cruise

TITLE: “Eeny Mean-y”

ARTIST: Scott Jacobs

DATE: 2005

WHY WE CHOSE IT: Rev your engines, metro Detroit! This Saturday (August 18) is the 18th annual Woodward Dream Cruise, the world’s largest one-day automotive event. The popular cruise was first held in 1995, and today attracts over one million visitors and 50,000 classic cars from around the globe.

SOURCE: The Park West Gallery Collection

Fine art by Scott Jacobs is available through Park West Gallery and its cruise art auctions at sea. Learn more at www.parkwest-jacobs.com.

Some Like It Hot

Scott Jacobs, Marilyn Monroe, Park West Gallery

TITLE: “Some Like It Hot”

ARTIST: Scott Jacobs

DATE: 2006

WHY WE CHOSE IT: The iconic Norma Jeane Mortenson Baker (June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962), better known as Marilyn Monroe, was born 86 years ago today.

SOURCE: Park West Gallery Collection

Catch Scott Jacobs on the season premiere of ABC’s hit series “Secret Millionaire,” airing this Sunday, June 3 @ 8pm EST. Watch a clip of the show

Fine art by Scott Jacobs is available through Park West Gallery and its cruise art auctions at sea. Learn more at www.parkwest-jacobs.com.

2012 North American International Auto Show

Park West Gallery, Scott Jacobs, North American International Auto Show 2012, Detroit

TITLE: “Moonstruck”

ARTIST: Scott Jacobs

DATE: 1998

WHY WE CHOSE IT: Here in the Motor City, there’s an annual event eagerly anticipated by car enthusiasts with the coming of each new year. The North American International Auto Show begins this week at the Cobo Exhibition Center in downtown Detroit. The 2012 NAIAS promises to reveal some incredible new concept cars, but in the meantime, here’s a painting by photo-realist Scott Jacobs to whet your appetite.

SOURCE: Park West Gallery

Fine art by Scott Jacobs is available through Park West Gallery and its cruise art auctions at sea. Learn more at www.parkwest-jacobs.com.

The Chevrolet Centennial

Chevrolet, Scott Jacobs, Park West Gallery

TITLE: “Neon Classic”

ARTIST: Scott Jacobs

DATE: 2005

WHY WE CHOSE IT: Here in the Motor City, car enthusiasts are celebrating a milestone in automotive history — Chevrolet was founded 100 years ago today. On November 3, 1911, racer Louis Chevrolet and General Motors founder William C. “Billy” Durant Series started their new brand, eventually introducing their first automobile, Chevy’s Series C “Classic Six.”

SOURCE: Park West Gallery Collection

Scott Jacobs is an officially licensed artist for the Chevrolet Motor Company - Corvette Division. His artwork is available through Park West Gallery and its cruise art auctions at sea. Learn more at www.parkwest-jacobs.com.