GEOMETRIC DIGITAL ABSTRACT FROM TONY COLAIZZI

One of two new pieces $195 creative fee plus production costs This is one the two new piece by son Tony. This can be reproduced as a Giclee archival paper print, on canvas, or many other surfaces such as  aluminum, glass, tile etc…even a set of coffee mugs. Production estimates are at the at this link, […]

A COMMISSION FROM WW2

I am working on a very interesting piece from the Battle of Normandy in WW2. The client’s father was the Captain of one of the US Navy LCTs making two landings in the second wave at Omaha Beach before being destroyed. The entire crew survived.

2007 MUSTANG COMMISSION

First time collaboration  This was an unusual project in that it was a referral from another illustrator. We are collaborating on the finished piece with her doing the people and me doing the car. The client has granted me permission to sell prints of the car alone. I plan to add a P-51 Mustang in the background. (Click […]

Tony Colaizzi Digital Art and Music 2019

This is a link to Tony’s YouTube slide show of some recent additions to his portfolio. He not only created the art, but wrote and performed the music. Fee for his pieces is $120, plus print costs dependent on clients wishes: canvas, Giclee print, etc. Shipping is also extra.Contact Tony for details acolaizzzi@ccolaizzidesign,com.

SON TONY’S NEWEST ABSTRACT ART MOON +477

Moon +477 My son Tony’s latest abstract art again inspired by his fascination with astronomy and mathematics. This is hanging in the “Dayton Contemporary” gallery exhibit for the month. Some of his work is still on display in Dilly’s Bistro in Cincinnati at this time. Fee for this piece is $120, plus print costs dependent […]

TWO 1959 ASTON MARTIN RACE CARS

This Aston-Martin piece was created to celebrate Aston being the Concours’ featured marque Carrol Shelby and Ray Salvador shared one of three BBR1s at Le Mans winning first place. The winning DBR1’s number was 5 which can be added to purchased prints. The DB4 Grand Prix car in the background was also driven by Salvadori. […]

APPEARING IN THE 10/19 ISSUE OF COLLECTOR CAR

Two Dream 356s Commissioned by Two Brothers Hemmings Collector Car magazine has selected these two concours-level 356s. The Cabriolet is totally original and the Speedster has had one, high quality repaint. The owners have graciously given permission for prints to be sold. Signed and dated Giclee print 22 x 19 is $225. Signed and dated print […]

Runner up at Cincinnati Concours

Second behind a terrific Dan Brown “Autoimpressionist” I am honored to named second behind a great younger artist. Lots lots of talent at this year’s show, although we all missed Charlie Maher, Dan Mccrary and Sue Steele. They missed for a variety of reasons but would have certainly moved me down the awards list. Check out their […]

1950 FORD CONVERTIBLE

Maybe the most desirable of the “Shoeboxes” This Ford convertible was always my dream car. It is a commission from another owner who went to the University Of Dayton, thus the gas station in the background that was on the way, and now is in the Dayton Historical Park. The owner has given special  permission to sell prints […]

SON TONY’S LATEST ABSTRACT ART

CLOUD 223 My son Tony’s latest abstract art inspired by his fascination with astronomy and mathematics. This is among a number of pieces done since his very successful exhibition in January. Some of his work is on display in Dilly’s Bistro in Cincinnati at this time. fee is $120, plus print costs dependent on clients […]

THREE HISTORIC ALLARDS

ONE ALLARD BELONGED TO GENERAL CURTIS LEMAY These three Allards are in the collection of a retired vintage racer. The piece features his J2X that won first place at the Keenland Concours this year. The top left drawing is his K2 formerly owned by General Lemay in the 50s. The last drawing, Bon doesn’t have […]

2018 Dayton Concourse Poster

2018 Dayton Concourse Poster created by Bob Calaizzi Cadillac and Jaguar were the featured marques for this year’s concourse. The background context drawing links to the Dayton Historical Society’s Carillon Historical Park where the event is held with the Carillon and the Wright B Flyer that makes a flyover each year. To the left is […]

1959 STUDEBAKER HAWK

High School Favorite This car belonged to the owner when he was in high school in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is now a collector of some very valuable prewar and post WW2 cars, but never forgot this one and his many fun days in it. Click to enlarge.

A VINTAGE ASTON MARTIN

THANKS TO THE CINCINNATI CONCOURS The house in the composition traces its Cincinnati heritage to the civil war era. This commission for this wonderful Aston Martin came out came out of Bob’s participation the exhibition in the Gallery at The Cincinnati Concours this year. This piece was also part of Bob’s exhibit at this year’s […]

A BOATHOUSE FULL OF PAPA’S MEMORIES

A CHRIS TIETGE RESTORATION The restoration of this Volkswagen Bus was commissioned by the original owner’s father who now owns it. The work was beautifully performed by Chris Tietge’s Hot Rod Garage in New Lebanon, Ohio. The owner is a long-time wood worker, much of it performed in this boathouse shop. Also in the drawing, […]

1967 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

A COMMISSION FOR A COLLEGE CAR What started out as a college car continued through marriage, a restoration, and children the owner’s children graduating from college, is now a eye catching example of the Iconic Firebird. This is the original, with another version offered in the “Work For for Sale” section Click to enlarge

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PONTIAC FIREBIRD

A COMMISSION ON A 1967 PONTIAC FIRBIRD The 2017 Cincinnati Concours will mark the 40th anniversary of this event, and serve as platform for the unveiling of this piece of art. The owner of this car is from Holland MI and drove it through college. A total of 10 Giclee prints of 18 x 24 […]

DOOLITTLE AND THE SCHNEIDER TROPHY

CHAMPAGNE AVIATION MUSEUM NEW HOME FOR JIMMY DOOLITTLE AND THE CURTISS RC3-2 IN 1925 The Champagne Aviation Museum http://www.champaignaviationmuseum.org will be the new home for print #1of the third, and last, in my series of Schneider Trophy seaplane racers. This one was flown to victory by Jimmy Doolittle at a speed of 232 MPH over […]

A couple of 1930’s quick brits

A COUPLE OF 1930’S QUICK BRITS A new graphite drawing of another Schneider Trophy racing seaplane. The Supekrmarine 6B flown by RAF pilot John Boothman; combined with an MG Q driven by Doreen Evans. Giclee prints of 18 x 24 are available for $275. Proof-paper of 13 x 19 are available for $90. Both prints […]

Put In Bay 2017

Put In Bay 2017 This poster commemorates the 2017 running of the Put-in-Bay Road Races Reunion, the reincarnation of the famous Put-In-Bay races of the 1960s. It is the seventh in the new series. Each entrant receives a poster designed and illustrated by Bob each year. Signed and dated copies of this 2016 edition 13 […]

Three Art Deco Beauties

THREE ART DECO BEAUTIES A 1936 “Coffin Nose” Cord and a “Staggerwing” Beechcraft watched by a ‘30s woman. A series of 10 signed and numbered Giclee prints available, 24 x 18 at $275 each. Signed proof paper prints at 13 x 19 are available at $90, plus shipping. Click to enlarge.

1953 CADILLAC

Detail from the 2018 Dayton Concours Poster The illustration of the 1953 Cadlllac is taken from the 2018 Dayton Concours poster art. In the background to the left is Deed’s Barn where the “Garage Gang” met to work. Among the inventions to come from the barn was the self-starter for the 1912 Cadillac invented by […]

1939 Continental

1939 CONTINENTAL Created for exhibit in the Art Gallery of the 2015 Dayton Concours d’Elegance. This automobile was a collaboration between Edsel Ford and Eugene “Bob” Gregorie, director of Ford styling. A series of 10 signed and numbered Giclee prints available, 24 × 18 at $275 each. Signed proof paper prints at 13 x 19 […]

THREE MOST SIGNIFICANT SEAPLANE RACERS OF THE 1920’S

2018 Dayton Concourse Poster created by Bob Calaizzi A collage of the three most significant Schneider Cup racing seaplanes of the 1920s. The Supermarine at top is the plane that retired the Cup in 1929 after the Italian Macchi would’t start. The Macchi was the fastest of all with a record 442 mph that stands […]

TWO MGAs AND THE ZAPATA RACE TEAM

MANY OF THE ZAPATA RACE TEAM GATHER FOR A “XX” BEER The piece came to be known as the “beer ad” as it developed around the illustrations of the two MGAs. It just happened the Zapata team mates all were drinking the same beer, Dos Equis. They were standing around the open hood of the […]

A 1954 ALFA ROMEO 1900

THIS ALFA 1900 RAN THE VINTAGE MILLE MIGLIA These two cars belong a collector and vintage racer from Boston.The 1900 is due to launch on another international rally this year. The Giulietta Spyder in the background is raced regularly in the East and came West to win its group at the 2017 Lake Erie Put-in-Bay […]

THE FIREBIRD MAKES THE MAGAZINES AGAIN

FIREBIRD APPEARS IN THE JANUARY ISSUE OF HEMMINGS MUSCLE MACHINES Hemmings Magazine once again selected the 1967 Firebird that ran in an earlier issue of their Classic Car magazine. the responses to these two pieces were multiple sales of both the small size prints at $90 and large Giclee prints 18×24 at $275, both plus […]