February 2, 2010 – The Dana Point Concours d’ Elegance announced today that Art Center College of Design student, John Narciso, is the winner of the 2010 Dana Point Concours d’Art.

The Concours d’Art is an annual competition hosted by the Dana Point Concours d’ Elegance and Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Each year the students of Art Center College of Design submit work to the Concours Art Committee who select one to be used for the Event Poster, Program Cover and Tickets. Mr. Narciso’s winning
artwork, which depicts the progression of iconic Alfa Romeo designs over the firm’s history, can be viewed at www.DanaPointConcours.org

Art Center College of Design is a world leader in art and design education. The Dana Point Concours d’Elegance is fortunate to have two Art Center Graduates on its Board of Directors, Bill Motta and Freeman Thomas. Art Center administrators, Stewart Reed and Jay Sanders, serve on the Dana Point Concours Advisory Board.

“Few brands stir emotion like Alfa Romeo,” noted Reed, “Design students here at Art Center College of Design frequently select Alfa as the focus for a project or rendering assignment….always dripping with passion!”

“It was an exciting project to be involved with and I am honored to be the first to win the Concours d’Art.” commented Narciso.

The 28th Annual Dana Point Concours d’Elegance will take place on Sunday, June 27, 2010 on the Monarch Beach Golf Links at the prestigious St. Regis resort in Dana Point, California. This year’s event will feature 100 years of Alfa Romeo and will celebrate 80 years of design from Pininfarina. The Dana Point Concours d’Elegance is a
volunteer-run, 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, with all excess proceeds supporting the Ocean Institute, the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center at Hoag Hospital and other Southern California youth charities. The event is operated primarily as a Classic Car Club of America (CCCA) Concours, with additional classes showcasing interesting and relevant automobiles. Southern California is the automotive culture capital of the world with a deep history in design, customization and motorsports. The Dana Point Concours d’Elegance organizing committee aspires to create a premier automotive event that showcases this rich heritage.

General admission tickets are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the event. Children under 12 have complimentary admission. For more information on the event, visit www.DanaPointConcours.org.

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