Vrba’s Parts recently loaned a 1973 air-cooled Volkswagen Super Beetle to the art department at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. The bug is part of a current art series entitled, Flower Power. One of the organizers of the series regularly drives by Vrba’s Parts and has seen all of their older model, air-cooled Volkswagen Bugs and Buses parked outside. She called Brian, at Vrba’s and asked if a Bug could be loaned to the art department, painted and then displayed as part of the art exhibit.
After Brian removed all the door handles, trim and other hardware, the exhibit designer along with a crew of student artists hand painted the entire VW to fit the Flower Power theme. The end result can be seen in the photos below. Groovy huh?
The Flower Power exhibit will be on display through the month of July. It’s located in the art gallery at the University Center for the Arts at 1400 Remington. Go and check out how CSU students turned a VW Bug from Vrba’s Parts into a funky work of art.