Art Cars

"Art Cars" are primarily entries that are or were at one time cars. While "Art Car" is a pretty general term, we're using it to distiguish those entries that still for the most part retain their shape as the car they formerly were - they are just a whole lot cooler now!

Click on a car to learn more!


CouchSurfing Suitcase 

by Sandra Bello

 

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CARpe Diem

by Jay & Gwendolyn Johnson

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EarthRover 1 & EarthMan2

by Dion Laurent

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The Fruitmobile

by Jackie Harris

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Cigs Kill

by Alex Harrah, courtesy of the Art Car Museum

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Faith

by David Best, courtesy of the Art Car Museum

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Versatile

by Big Al Bartell

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La T

by Toni Silva

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Little Bit of Nonsense

by Randy Blair

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Jeannie Bottle

by Kelly Blakely

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Fusion of Contradiction

by Brandi Hammond

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Taco Truck

by Josolo Matason, courtesy of Joseph Blanchard

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Von Tiki

by Jake Goldstein

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The Crapper Car

by Richard Simcik

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The Bee Car

by Todd Bowers

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Lucha Mobile

by Todd Bowers

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Things Go Round and Round

by Bill Bryant

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Dancing Queen

by Jay Carnes

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1954 Firetruck

by Jay Carnes

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Radio Flyer Wagon

by Bob Castaneda

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Sashimi Tabernacle Choir

by Richard Carter

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Delta Surfzilla

by Brian Cavanaugh

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Elmer Ford, The Themeless Art Car

by Allen Christian "Mr. Lucky"

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War Wagon

by Chris Chumley

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Frankenova

by James Ciosek

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Pug Car

by John Clack

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SWAT Bus

by Ken Crimmins

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Illuminaughty

by Terry Brooks

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The Beach

by Ben Gibson

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Fly-Pa-Cat, the Metamorphasis of a Butterfly

by Tisha Browning

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The Roachster

by Kenny Browning

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Iron Maiden and Party Boat

by Kenny Browning & Noah Edmunson

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Peace Expedition

by John & Kim Ritter

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Karmageddon

by Deborah & Bill Elliott

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The Motorized Living Room

by Pepper Mouser

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The Gold Digger

by John Avanzini

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Heroes

by Isaac Cohen

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The Big Banana Car

by Steve Braithwaite

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Newsfix on Wheels

by Gonzo 247, courtesy of KIAH-TV/Newsfix

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Ooja

by Brian "Visker" Mahaney

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Ba-Ba-Loon II

by Nancy Dillow

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XKCD Car

by Dennis Dillow

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The Music Monster

by Sharpstown International High School

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Dalmation Dog Wash

by Durham Elementary Art Car Club led by Buffy DuPont

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The Texas Tornado

by Durham Elementary led by Buffy DuPont

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Poe Art Car Art Car

by Poe Elementary led by Jonna Hitchcock

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Earth, Wind and Fire... (and water)

by Davis High School led by Rebecca Bass 

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Mr. Green

by Mark "Scrapdaddy" Bradford

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Eele

by Mark "Scrapdaddy" Bradford

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Amblin

by Mark "Scrapdaddy" Bradford courtesy of Monsour Taghdisi

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Star Car

by Mark "Scrapdaddy" Bradford courtesy of the Houston Chroncile

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Utter Nonsense

by Larry Douglas

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The Libery Van

by Lynda Farley

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Big Noise from Biloxi

by David Best & Gregory Fleeman

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Homage to Texas Music Legends

by Mary Anne Fried

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Percy Peacock

by Mark & Sherri Garrett

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Buffy

by Rick Nelius

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Red Hat Special

by Paula Hansen

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The HandyMan

by Amanda & Alan Leach

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The Blue Hawaiian

by Holly Klemm

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Hubba Hubba Art Car

by Sarah Gish

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Dragon Art Car

by Rebecca Bass courtesy of Jay Goldberg

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Carmos

by Lois Goodman

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The Woody

by John McKay

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The BatWing

by Johnny Rojas courtesy of the Suarez Family

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Knerph Herder

by Robert Graham

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Zena

by Jody Gibson

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Shattered Vanity

by Nicole Strine

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Tired & Feathered

by Joe Haden

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Buick Reflectra

by David Haim

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Milton The Bull

by Dave Hampen

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Sentrasaurus

by Carrie Moschitto courtesy of Perri Harper

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The Christmas Car

by Tom Maguire

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Vehicular Reticulation Asphyxiation

University of Houston - Clear Lake led by Jason Makepeace

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Dragonfire

by Paul McRae

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All on a Mardi Gras Day

by Shane McWilliams

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SHEP the German Shepherd Dog

by Beverly Hayes

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Ambulance Chaser

by Mark Mehaffey

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Brickmobile - AKA - The Third Pig

by Mark Monroe

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Tex-Ass Hauler

by Mike Hicks

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Vanadu

by Clarke Bedford

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Like it? Or Not? featuring Glue Factory

by Jill Johnson

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1964 Rat Rod Truck

by Mike Murray

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The Garden Car

by Becky & Jason Mustachio

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The Time Machine

by Clara Navarro

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Scout

by Erika Nelson

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Dizzy

by Jared Nicholson

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Hell on Wheels

by Kelly Patton

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Beer Can

by Andrew Thomas courtesy of Alicia Kahn

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Metro Kitty

by Anne Powers

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Teal Mobile

by Barb Garvin

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Chief Fleetwood

by Cary Preston

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Growing Healthy Kids from Seed-to-Plate

by Recipe for Success Foundation

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Have You Seen My Jeans?

by Haloise Redding

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HVAC as Art

by Stephen Redding

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Carpe Noctem

by Don Robertson

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ChewBaru

by Rex Rosenberg

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Big Eyes

by Robert Scott

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1-Ton Chopper

by Mike Scranton

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Fighting Fish Tank

by Leif Hart courtesy of Andrew Levy

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Have a Ball

by Bill Ludlam

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Carmouflage

by Solar Smith

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Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini

by Ronald Stein

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The Bottlecap Truck 2.0

by Jimmy Straehla

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Jesus Christ Monkey Car

by Kirk Suddreath

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BuddhaLotusBaby

by Tamara Tardy

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The Santa Car

by Bryan Taylor

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B&B DoubleHeader

by Bob Walter courtesy of Brian Thomas

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The Car With Ping Pong Balls On It

by John Tyska

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Mr. Banana's Big Ballooza

by Lilli Lemberger

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Manly Unikorn

by Sepp Lemberger

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Yakwerks

by Yolle & Kati Lemberger

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Real Housewives of Pasadena

by Joy Witt 

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The Tom Kennedy Space Bus

by Tom Kennedy courtesy of Larry White

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The Irie Mobile

by Lisa Winningham

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Sock Monkey Madness

by Bill Workman

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Draka

by Lisa Nigro aka Dragon Mistress 

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