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Snake in the Grass

Dan McCrary

Dan McCrary is a Charlotte artist with a national reputation for extraordinary automotive art. He has an exceptional eye for recognizing and capturing the beauty of the automotive art form. Dan has a particular talent for catching the reflection of one car in the surface of another, a theme that he uses in a number of his best pieces.

If you attended the Fall 2002 Track Event, you have seen his work. He was the featured artist at the Wingate Inn, the event hotel. Dan also did the artwork for the event shirts.

I have known Dan for 20 years now, since our days on the SCCA Solo II circuits. I have several of his pieces hanging in my house. When I saw Snake in the Grass, I had to have it. I though that you might be interested as well.

The image was captured at Tom Cotter’s annual “Woody Party” car show on the lawn of his home in Davidson, NC. Tom is a Vice President of the local Walter Mitty Sports Car Society and proud owner of a 289 Cobra. Several Superformance owners are Vice Presidents and regular participants at the Woody Party. Snake in the Grass captures one Superformance Mk III reflected in the surface of another on the lawn at the Woody Party. I have not been able to determine who the Mk III’s belong to. Perhaps one is yours.

Two prints are available. The prints are Giclee prints, using archival quality inks on heavy, acid-free watercolor paper. Both are numbered editions signed by Dan. Both are available either as prints only or matted and framed.

Standard Edition
Image size 7 x 10 with generous white border
Signed edition of 500
$29 for print
$60 matted and framed

Full Sized Edition
Image size 14 x 21.5 with generous white border
Signed, numbered, and titled edition of 200
$180 for full sized print
$375 matted and framed

Original
If you are interested in the water color original, it is also available.
Image size approximately 14 x 21.5
$2800

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