By Greg Phelps, Posted on 2012-09-07
An indepth study of mobile marketing campaigns using artcars from Greg Phelps. Greg can often be seen driving his That Car artcar around his hometown of Columbus Ohio, the Artcar Capital of Central Ohio.
An artcar is not something you see everyday (unless you have a daily driver). Artcars attract attention. They stand out on a busy street. They encourage people to snap a picture to share with their friends. They create fond memories for those who experience them.
All of these elements make an artcar a cost effective way for a company to “drive home” [more...]
By Artcar Nation Staff, Posted on 2012-05-24
It's no exaggeration or Texas braggadocio to say that the Houston Artcar Parade is the oldest and largest of it's kind. Houston comes by it's reputation as Artcar Capital of the World honestly. Quite simply put, the people of Houston love artcars. The parade, which started as a lark 25 years ago, and was watched by virtually no one, has grown into the highlight of the Summer for thousands of fans of artcars from around the country and the world.
So Artcar Nation dispatched it's entire staff to cover the event. What they brought back were a total of seven stories with variety of perspectives [more...]
By Holly Klemm, Posted on 2012-05-08
Houston’s Artcar Weekend is just days away. It begins this Wednesday, May 9th. It will be jam packed with fun activities the whole weekend. There are many opportunities to check out artcars. Here is a comprehensive list of all the can't miss events taking place over these next few days.
Dear Beloved House Guest,
Welcome to Houston! More Importantly,Welcome to Artcar Week! This is Christmas and Arbor Day and Acne Awareness Month all rolled into one big beautiful weeklet ( less than 6 days more than 4). A few words of advice before you venture out....remember if [more...]
By John Bonet Ramsey, Posted on 2012-04-01
Artcar Nation Presents your Summer Artcar Travel Companion
Ahhh Spring! When a young man’s thoughts turn to flights of fancy! With that said we’d like to suggest a few fancy flights of the pavemental variety, specifically Artcar events. Through exhaustive research and endless hours of hand carving we have cobbled together the only resource you will need for Artcar events this spring and summer. An Artcar Events Companion if you will. May we suggest you print and laminated a copy for the car? Don’t forget to laminate, what good is a companion [more...]
By Ford Gunter, Posted on 2012-02-28
Rebecca Bass wasn’t always the focal point of Art Car: The Movie. When we set out to make a documentary on artcars and the people who build them, she was but one face in a large, colorful crowd.
The kids helped. At the time we came into Rebecca’s life, cameras rolling, she was in her last year as an art teacher at Sam Houston Math & Technical High School, a doozy of a campus that had already been shuttered once in its history. Working with a class made up almost entirely of low income, first- or second-generation immigrant Latino kids, she was trying to bring [more...]