Drawing Brings People Together

January 16, 2017

DADA said goodbye to 2016 with a fantastic surprise. Some of our artists got together in Valparaíso, Chile to meet each other in person for the first time and draw together with pencils and paper. Our founder Beatriz Helena Ramos flew to Chile from New York, to visit Cromomaníaco and Otro Captore, who live in […]

Featured Artist: Hernán Cacciatore

May 11, 2016

An enormously prolific artist on DADA, Hernán displays a great sense of humor and is versed on an inexhaustible array of topics, from pop culture references to mysticism, movies, music, his hometown of Buenos Aires and more. We love to see with what he will surprise us next. His style is unmistakable and unique. He has […]

Featured Artist: María García

April 25, 2016

At DADA, we have a lot of very creative people who are not professional artists, but who draw with a great innate sense of style. María is one of our most prolific artists. We believe she draws with her mouse, but her imagination and versatility are enormous. Her sense of color and composition is mesmerizing. Her […]

Featured Artist: Thaumatropio

April 22, 2016

A thaumatrope is a 19th Century toy: “A disk with a picture on each side is attached to two pieces of string. When the strings are twirled quickly between the fingers the two pictures appear to blend into one due to the persistence of vision”. The wonderful things one learns when looking for the identity […]

How Online Communities Can Support New Artists

April 5, 2016

Article by Emma Rosser, as seen in The Hype Magazine: In times of austerity, the arts is the first industry to suffer. As the nation still lingers in the shadow of recession, a lack of funding in education and rejection of the arts as a potential career path means in recent years this industry has […]

Women in DADA

March 9, 2016

Since yesterday was International Women’s Day, something we think should happen every day, we thought to honor the wonderful female artists that grace our platform with their talent. We are proud to have an almost even ratio of girls and guys and they all get along famously. But we can’t pass up the opportunity to […]

Celebrating The Art of Conversation

February 19, 2016

On DADA, conversation is an art. We mean this literally: all the conversations are made with art. This week, we are celebrating that we have reached 100,000 users and counting. It’s not only the number of users that we are proud of, but we are humbled, inspired and moved by the creativity, imagination, motivation and […]

Rising Star: Otro Captore

February 2, 2016

Otro Captore is the nom d’artiste of Susana Riveros, an accomplished Chilean artist whom we are lucky to have in DADA.  When an artist starts drawing on DADA it amazes us how we can see a progression and discern a personal style as well as an artistic journey. In Otro’s case, it is wonderful to […]

Rising Star: Cromomaniaco

January 11, 2016

Also known as Felipe Muñoz Vergara, “Cromo”, as we affectionately call him on DADA, has a powerful style and is a master at light and shadow. He is also an excellent storyteller, who comes up with imaginative and surprising sequences, like this “Summer Siesta”: He has a penchant for the surreal. As his nickname suggests, […]

Happy New Year 2016!

December 30, 2015

We had a fantastic year in DADA: 70,000 new users who made 35,000 drawings, a strong community and tons of beauty. Here are some of the remarkable visual conversations that took place this year: A mystery story: Magical characters… Even cat selfies! And that little movie no one has seen: There are so many stories, […]

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