Renowned Painter Charley Hutton Joins PPG for Goodguys Del Mar
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – March 25, 2010 – Famed street rod painter Charley Hutton will sign autographs at the PPG Show Truck display and take part in a PPG seminar during the Goodguys 10th annual Del Mar Nationals. The three-day event, to be held April 9 – 11, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, California, displays an array of show-stopping custom cars and street rods.
The easy-going Hutton is one of the most popular painters in the custom car world. His design schemes for high-end street rods have earned him numerous accolades including two celebrated Ridler Awards, several Street Rod of the Year and Custom Rod of the Year awards, and an America’s Most Beautiful Roadster award. Hutton has also made a splash on television. He first appeared with legendary custom car builder, the late Boyd Coddington, on the Discovery Channel’s American Hot Rod show. Soon after, Hutton was a featured painter on Hot Rod TV and The Learning Channel’s Overhaulin’. He recently opened the Charley Hutton Color Studio in Nampa, Idaho, where he uses PPG Automotive Refinish products exclusively.
Hutton will sign autographs at the PPG Vibrance Collection® Show Truck display on
- Saturday, April 10, 9:00 – 10:00 am and 2:30 – 3:30 pm
- Sunday, April 11, 9:00 – 10:00 am and 1:00 – 2:00 pm
He will also participate in a PPG presentation as part of the Goodguys Hot Rod Seminar in the Mission Tower on Saturday, April 10 from 11:15 am to 12:00 pm.
Goodguys is the world’s largest rod and custom association with membership approaching 70,000 nationwide. The Del Mar Nationals is one of the group’s top events drawing more than 2,000 street rods, customs cars and trucks, muscle cars and classics. The event showcases the industry’s latest trends and symbolizes America’s passion for hot cars, bright colors, and dynamic designs.
For more information about Charley Hutton and PPG Automotive Refinish products call 800/647-6050 or visit the PPG Automotive Refinish website at www.ppgrefinish.com.
PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Founded in 1883, the company serves customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, PPG operates in more than 60 countries around the globe. Sales in 2009 were $12.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.