Friday, July 31, 2020

Fitzpatrick illustrated the vehicles while Kaufman painted the backgrounds.

From 1959 to 1971 Van Kaufman (VK) and Art Fitzpatrick (AF) worked as a collaborative partnership, illustrating exclusively for Pontiac Motors. Fitzpatrick had previously been employed as an automotive designer while Kaufman had worked in the Disney Studio as an animator and background artist.


  1. Prints can be purchased at:

    1. I suppose so, but I don't purchase. I just find cool stuff, share it, and thought that this specific car illustration situation with a team, one of which was a former Disney artist, is very significant.

  2. I love Fitzpatrick's slightly exaggerated long, wide, lean and mean lines that he does. Very chic.