The vehicles chosen are some of the most prestigious automotive builds in the United States finished with Axalta brands, including Cromax®, Spies Hecker®, Standox® and Imron®. Axalta representatives selected winners that demonstrated superior use of color, finish quality, technical difficulty, design originality and artistic merit.
The twelve winners featured in Axalta’s 2018 Custom Finishes Calendar are:
Cover and April: Gil LeBlanc, 1959 Chevrolet Corvette (Cromax)
January: Brenda McDaniel, Heath Hoover, 1948 Chevy 3100 (Spies Hecker)
February: Mike and Linda Jo Mitchell, Abe Zigan, 2016 Harley Davidson Road Glide (Spies Hecker)
March: Bob Garwood, 1965 Buick Riviera (Cromax)
May: Jeremy Miller, Grant Brown, 1955 Ford F100 (Spies Hecker)
June: Greg Nuss, Matt Jasperson, Chuck Badour, 1937 Mack Jr (Imron)
July: Wayne Hunter, 1970 Plymouth Superbee (Cromax)
August: Dwayne Roberts, Jerron Settles, 2016 Dragster Sinister Series (Cromax)
September: Gary Alexander, Kevin Zwgart, 1965 Chevrolet Nova (Cromax)
October: Mike Moss, Rob Deming, Derek Morawski, 1966 Gerhardt Indy Car (Cromax)
November: Wayne Davis,1955 Chrysler Imperial (Spies Hecker)
December: Richard Broyles, 1941 Ford Roadster (Cromax)
Axalta selected Des Kleineibst, award winning automotive photographer to capture the winning vehicles. Kleineibst’s experience in lighting, studio and on-location photography combine to highlight the quality of workmanship and unique characteristics of each vehicle.
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