Posted on August 17, 2016 · Posted in Video, Videos I Events

Motorcycle Artist A.D. Cook at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2016 from A.D. Cook on Vimeo.

“Welcome to Sturgis.”

A warm greeting after a long trip from Las Vegas to the biggest motorcycle rally in the world. To say the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2016 is a blast would be a huge understatement.

I wasn’t really planning on going to Sturgis this year. I’ve been to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally a couple times before, and it’s always fun. Each experience is different.

Everything changed a few short weeks ago when I was chatting with renown photographer Michael Lichter about this year’s Art of the Motorcycle Show. He offered to share one of my motorcycle paintings if I had something tattoo-inspired to show. I didn’t.

That essentially set everything in motion. I have a lot of respect for Michael’s photography and his legendary art shows celebrating motorcycles and the biker lifestyle, so I really wanted to be part of this year’s show. That’s pretty much how my newest painting, DREAM 103 came to be and became part of the SKIN AND BONES Tattoo-inspired Motorcycle and Art Show. I created DREAM 103 for Michael’s show. The full story is on my site at

Catch the whole story and tons of great pics here >