My Impressions of the Scenic City Art Car Weekend
Ed- The Scenic City Artcar weekend took place over four days in May, culminating with a parade through the streets of downtown Chattanooga [more...]
A longhorn skull, strings of Christmas lights, hundreds of miniature glass statues, inspirational quotes. song lyrics, and thousands of pieces of hand made dichroic glass completely cover every exterior [more...]
They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Well, we're about to get really sincere up in here.
The closest thing we've got, here in the world of artcars, to a celebrity couple [more...]
The Reagan News Network is a weekly news program produced by 3rd Floor Productions, the Audio Visual club of Reagan High School in Houston Texas. The show is hosted by Reagan students Cynthia Vela and [more...]
The fourth annual Nave Museum Artcar Parade and Festival in Victoria Texas took place this past weekend. Taking place the weekend following the Big Artcar Weekend in Houston, the Nave Museum Parade features [more...]
Bonnie Blue is an artcar artist well known for her business of painting the faces of famous women on Texas river rocks. Her 'Women that Rocks' have been sold all over the world. They even made a cameo [more...]
We at Artcar Nation were overwhelmed by the outpouring of love towards Tim Young during Artcar Weekend in Houston this past week. Our call for folks to display Sunflowers on their person or their cars [more...]
Once upon a time California artcars made up a significant portion of the Houston Artcar Parade. The caravans from the Golden State are legendary in the Artcar Community. Those days have passed into history [more...]
The votes have been tallied and the trophies have been awarded. Another Houston Artcar Parade is in the books. Congratulations to all of the winners. Driving an artcar is winning in and of itself. Getting [more...]
Kids, gather 'round, Aunt Joanie is gonna tell a little story.
Yesterday I had the singular HONOR of escorting Reggie W. Bibbs and the amazing Just Ask, Foundation Neuro-Fibroma-Tosis art [more...]
Randy Blair is a relative newcomer to artcars. His first parade was in 2009, but in 6 short years he has gone from newcomer to artcar institution. The man is the living embodiment of the Brother Brian [more...]
Congratulations go out to Rebecca Lowe, she is the 2015 Jeff Towns Memorial Award Winner.
Rebecca has been an active member of the Houston Artcar Klub for many years. Over the course of [more...]
Sunflower Car artist Tim Young Has died We don't know all of the details at this time, but are passing along this message on behalf of his wife Diane Iannucci who wanted to let all of Tim's friends in [more...]
Let's talk about Kimi Bainter for a moment. She's new on the artcar scene, but she's quickly made quite a name for herself. This year she will debut Eyegore II, her her third artcar in three years, and [more...]
The membership of Houston Artcar Klub was asked to submit their nominations for the 2015 Brother Brian Bryan and Jeff Towns Memorial Awards. The results have been tabulated and now it's time to vote. There [more...]
The Jeff Towns Memorial Award (JTMA) is a service award given each year by the Houston Artcar Klub (HACK) to the Houston Artcar Artist who comes to the aid of anyone in need at anytime. It's also known [more...]
The Brother Brian Bryan Memorial Award (BBBMA) is a service award given each year by the Houston Artcar Klub to the Houston Artcar Artist who "Walks the Walk, and Talks the Talk of Artcars throughout the [more...]
Their school system classifies them as at risk kids, but Kim Hopson and Jackie Valore, Art instructors at Academy of Choice (AOC), and leaders of the Artcar Club in Houston's Spring Branch [more...]
An annual event at Edgar Allen Poe Elementary in Houston has become a fun opportunity for artcar artist to show off their vehicles to the art minded students at this highly regarded fine arts magnet school. [more...]
Dustin Allen Poe, the man who killed beloved Artcar Artist Tom Jones is scheduled to be released on March 30, just five years after being convicted of Vehicular Manslaughter for Jones [more...]
Bonnaroo is the nation's premmier pop music festival, held each year on a farm near the small town of Manchester, in Rural Tennessee. For the past 13 years the population of tiny Manchester swells to 10 [more...]
Hey Artcar fans in Ohio! We've got some big news for you. A little group in Toledo, Artomatic 419! (419 is the area code in Toledo, get it!) is planning a little get together in April that sounds like [more...]
You kids wouldn't remember, but once upon a time the Houston Artcar Parade was held in April. Ah April, when the flowers are in bloom and there's still a slight chill in the morning air. The afternoons [more...]
March 1, that's only 3 days away. Don't be like Last Minute Lou and Put it off Patty.
I'll let Bryan Taylor tell you the story of these two sad individuals.
"I remember one [more...]
Many of you in the Artcar Nation know of Rodney Wood as the impresario of Artocade, the fast growing artcar event held each September in Trinidad Colorado. His enthusiasm about artcars is contagious. He [more...]