automotive artifex

artifex:  a master of an art, professional man, artist, a maker, builder, skilled, clever, ingenious, dexterous. artistic.

About Us

What makes us different?

Not your typical "technical school" mechanic, Rick Swafford is a formally trained studio artist who pursued the automotive field as a passion, training as an apprentice under established, veteran mechanics.  His art background shows in the work he does every day.

Our Specialty

Rick's range of experience covers many decades of the automobile, domestic and import, from vintage to modern.  We specialize in Repair and Maintenance of European and Asian makes, at an affordable cost.

The Bottom Line

At Automotive Atrifex, we pledge to offer our customers quality work, performed with OEM/OEQ parts, done honestly, and affordably.  Then, we stand behind our work following the repair. 


Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Automotive Artifex

3216-B Dayton Blvd, Red Bank, TN 37415



Monday - Friday: 8am-5:30pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed