It all started with cars for Troy Sika. He worked at a car dealership when he was 15 and later studied mechanics at Mason Career Center. ���I wanted to race cars in NASCAR,�� says Troy. An avid racer since he was old enough to drive, Troy has raced all over Michigan and the country. To cut down on racing costs, Troy learned to make his own car parts. ���I learned to work with metal when I was pretty young,�� he says. ���I made a lot of my own parts because I didn��t have the money to buy them. Even though he didn��t know it at the time, that skill formed the beginnings of his art career.