July 2021 Winners

This video shows the results of the 2021 July Art Dare: creating characters based on your worst trait, and your best trait. The 2021 September Art Dare is to create a video short, 30 seconds or less that is related to your practice as an artist. Discussion led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching […]

September 2021: Video Shorts

Art Dare Prompt Create a 15-30 second video short about your art practice, using a vertical format. Tips Get ideas from other artists’ shorts on Tik Tok, Instagram, & YouTube. The “hook” is everything in a short. You have literally 1 second to get your viewer’s attention Even a 15 second video takes time, way […]

August 2021: Fantasy Vehicles

Art Dare Prompt Create a fantasy vehicle using at least 3 reference photos, using any 2D or 3D art media. Inspiration Films & TV Shows Mentioned Oscar Mayer Wienermobile X-Men: Days of Future Past Rick and Morty Minority Report Back to the Future Artists Mentioned Scott Robertson Bob Staake Odino Tso Tom Gauld Feng Zhu […]

July 2021: Personifications

Art Dare Prompt Illustrate your worst trait & your best trait as personifications, using any art media. A personification is giving something that isn’t human the characteristics of a human. Tips Write lists for your best traits and your worst traits. Select 1 trait from each of the lists. Watch Jordan & Deepti demo this […]

June 2021 Winners

This video shows the results of the 2021 June Art Dare: “Body Art & Tattoo Design,” where participants were asked to either to create artwork on any part of anyone’s body, or design a tattoo in any media. Discussion led by Teaching Artists Cat Huang and Lauryn Welch. Prize Winner Ryan Nesbitt (USA)@ryannesbittart “I chose […]

June 2021: Body Art

Submissions are closed. Art Dare Prompt This challenge has 2 options: Use makeup and safe, non-toxic natural materials to create artwork on any part of anyone’s body. Create a tattoo design in any media. The design does not need to be drawn on a body, but show us where the tattoo would be located. Get […]

May 2021 Winners

This video shows the results of the 2021 May Art Dare: “Abstract Art à la Carte,” where participants were asked to pick 1 tool + 1 surface + 1 shape and create abstract artworks from your own visual “menu.” Experimentation with surfaces, shapes and tools were encouraged for abstract art making. Discussion led by Art […]

May 2021: Abstract Art à la Carte

Submissions are closed. Art Dare Prompt Pick 1 tool + 1 surface + 1 shape and create abstract artworks from your own visual “menu”. You can only use 1 tool in 1 artwork. Inspiration The following artists are also a good source of inspiration for this prompt: Torkwase Dyson Dorothea Rockburne Elliott Hundley Tauba Auerbach […]

April 2021 Winners

This video shows the results of the 2021 April Art Dare: “Selfie Self-Portraits,” where participants were asked create artwork in any medium based on a selfie! The art dare challenged people to play with distortion, exaggeration, point of view, foreshortening, and more in their self-portraits. Discussion led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artist […]

April 2021: Selfie Self-portraits

Submissions are closed. Art Dare Prompt Create artwork in any medium based on a selfie!  Play with distortion, exaggeration, point of view, foreshortening, and more. Inspiration

March 2021 Winners

Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artist Deepti Menon announce the results of the 2021 March Art Dare: “Ink Blots,” where participants were asked to throw down random blots of ink on a surface in any manner, and then develop an artwork from there. Prize Winner Brooklynn Bolton DOKFacebook The piece is a representation of […]

March 2021: Ink Blots

Submissions are closed. Art Dare Prompt Throw down random blots of ink on a surface in any manner! Get inspired by the ink blots and use them as a starting point where you can develop images in any art medium. Inspiration The following artists are also a good source of inspiration for this prompt: Ralph […]

February 2021 Winners

Art Prof Clara Lieu announces the results of the 2021 February Art Dare: “Elements of Art IRL,” where participants were asked to see the Elements of Art in real life, and then take photos of where you see these elements in your everyday life. Prize Winner Nana (Sweden)@thetactility I only quite recently got myself a […]

February 2021: The Elements of Art IRL

Submissions are closed. Art Dare Prompt Where do you SEE the Elements of Art in real life? Watch our videos on Value, Texture, Line, and Shape and then take photos of where you see these elements in your everyday life. This is a photo challenge!  To complete this art dare, you’ll need to shoot at least 4 photos, 1 photo for […]

January 2021 Winners

Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artist Lauryn Welch announce the results of the 2021 January Art Dare: “Paper Trail Collages,” where participants were asked to make a personal map of how they read a newspaper using traditional or digital collage.  Prize Winner Crosby Morrow (USA)@kind2creatures While admittedly I am not a newspaper reader (although […]

January 2021: Paper Trail Collages

Submissions are closed. Art Dare Prompt Make a personal map of how you read a newspaper using traditional or digital collage. Or combine them! Inspiration