Matrix Selects Winners of 'Award Winning Finishes' Calendar Contest - BodyShop Business

Matrix Selects Winners of ‘Award Winning Finishes’ Calendar Contest

Carl Casey of Casey Customs in Verona, Mo., brings home first-place prize and $750 in Matrix System products for his 1956 Chevy Cadillac.

Matrix System Automotive Finishes has concluded its 2013 “Award Winning Finishes” Calendar Contest. This year’s competition included numerous entries of vehicles designed and painted by restoration, custom and body shop painters nationwide.
This year, winners were judged on finish quality, technical difficulty, design originality and artistic merit. Twelve winners were selected, with the first-place winner receiving $750 in Matrix System products and a featured spot inside the calendar.
The 2013 contest winners include first-place winner Carl Casey of Casey Customs in Verona, Mo., for his 1956 Chevy Cadillac; second-place winner Sam Shriver of Paintz by Sam in Plain City, Ohio, for his 2008 Harley-Davidson Street Glide; and third-place winner Mark Stoecker in West Melbourne, Fla., for his 1932 Ford Coupe.
Also winning spots in the calendar include Chris Henrietta – Gooding, Idaho; Ed Sandy of Sandy’s Custom Painting – Uniondale, Pa.; Jerry Parish – Edmund, Okla.; Gary Zabrowski, Boogie’s Custom Creations – Riverview, Mich.; Pat Paldino – Worcester, Mass.; Art Hobbes, Hobbes Auto Body – Shasta Lake, Calif.; Colby Valenti & Shannon Parker, Parker Brothers Concepts – Melbourne, Fla.; John Patterson – Ypsilanti, Mich.; and Lamar Nolley, Weber’s Paint & Body – Cleveland, N.C.
Honorable mentions were awarded to Jerry McReath – Falkville, Ala.; Chris Von Chytry, Mad Professor Customs – Detroit, Mich.; Bruce Mann – White Lake, Mich.; Rene Cueva, Cueva Custom Paint – Canyon Lake, Texas; Don Marecle, Patty’s Rod Shop – Cullman, Ala.; and Dan Lappin – Brownstown, Mich..
”I am extremely impressed with the entries that we received this year,” said Dave Brunori, executive vice president. “Our customers continue to make us proud by displaying and showing off their high quality Matrix System paint jobs. It’s amazing to see how far we have come as a company that started manufacturing low cost products nearly 30 years ago.”

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