Motorcycle culture and fine art come together this Sunday, July 12 with “Celeritas,” a motorcycle culture themed art show for charity, opening at SURU in Los Angeles. The impressive lineup of artists will utilize elements from motorcycle culture as their canvases, including helmets, apparel and a 2009 Suzuki Hayabusa. All proceeds from the show will benefit Riders for Health, a non-profit that funds the transportation of medical personnel to remote communities in Africa.
Participating artists include Alex Pardee, Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed), Barry McGee,Â Darren Romanelli, Estevan Oriol, Futura,Â James Jean (interviewed),Â Joe Hahn, Jim Lee, Jesse James,Â Jeff McMillan, Mark Dean Veca (interviewed),Â Mike Shinoda, Nathan Cabrera, Stash,Â Troy LeeÂ and Usugrow.
Get a peek at the rest of Jeff McMillan’s awesome helmet, one side shown above,Â and see what Alex Pardee, Audrey Kawasaki, Mark Dean Veca and Mike Shinoda came up with after the jump.
Discuss this show here.