BMW Portland Sponsors Art Car Contest

April 12, 2013

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BMW Portland Sponsors Art Car Contest

BMW Portland invites design entries for the first BMW Portland Art Car

Winning design will be applied to a 2013 BMW 650i Coupe

April 12, 2013 – BMW Portland introduces the first BMW Portland Art Car and Design Contest:

Anyone can enter. BMW Portland will recognize First, Second, and Third place designs with awards totaling $10,000. First place will receive $2,500 cash plus a $2,500 scholarship or contribution to the non-profit of the winner’s choice. Second and Third place winners will receive cash and contribution payments totaling $3,000 and $2,000 respectively.

In addition, the winning design will be applied as a full-vehicle wrap on a 2013 BMW 650i Coupe to be unveiled leading the 2013 Grand Floral Parade on June 8, 2013. Thereafter, the car will be displayed by BMW Portland at featured events and in the dealership’s showroom.

Entries are being accepted through noon, May 15, 2013.

  • Visit BMW Portland for Design Template and Contest Rules →

Official Press Release

Portland, OR (April 8, 2013) — BMW Portland is excited to announce the first “BMW Portland Art Car” initiative – allowing local artists to design a new Art Car with the Ultimate Driving Machine® as their canvas. The original 17 BMW Art Cars featuring artists such as Andy Warhol, David Hockney and Jeff Koons can be viewed at: www.bmwartcarcollection.com

BMW Portland is inviting design entries for the first BMW Portland Art Car, through noon on May 15, 2013. Full information regarding the contest, including art submission instructions, can be found at www.BMWPortland.com

The winning design will be selected by a panel of judges that includes:

  • Jeff Curtis CEO, Portland Rose Festival
  • Howard White VP, Brand Jordan, Nike
  • Christopher Mattaliano General Manager, Portland Opera
  • Richard Kumar BMW, North America

BMW Portland will recognize First, Second, and Third place designs with awards totaling $10,000. First place will receive $2,500 cash plus a $2,500 scholarship or contribution to the non-profit of the winner’s choice. Second and Third place winners will receive cash and contribution payments totaling $3,000 and $2,000 respectively. In addition, the winning design will be applied as a full-vehicle wrap on a 2013 BMW 650i Coupe to be displayed by BMW Portland at featured events and in the dealership’s showroom.

Added BMW Portland General Manager, Gregg Randolph:

“We’re really excited to be staging a contest that celebrates two of the things that make Portland so unique and special-the Arts and the Rose Festival. We’re looking forward to sharing the winning design at the 105th Grand Floral Parade on June 8, 2013; and to showcasing the vehicle at our downtown location thereafter.”

BMW Portland is a BMW Authorized new and luxury used car dealer located at 2001 SW Jefferson, Portland, Oregon, 97201. It is a subsidiary of Lithia Motors Inc., which is the ninth largest automotive retailer in the United States. Lithia sells 27 brands of new vehicles and all brands of used vehicles at 87 stores in 11 states. Lithia also arranges finance, warranty, and credit insurance contracts; and provides vehicle parts, maintenance, and repair services at all of its locations.

For additional information, please contact:

David Sly, President, Ideba
davids@idebamarketing.com
Cell: (425) 638-3797

Gregg Randolph, GM, BMW Portland
grandolph@bmwportland.com
Office: (503) 226-0380

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