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Special Project

Special Project
From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

Shantell Martin

Winner in Art

About Shantell Martin

Shantell Martin’s existential art seeks the answer to the age-old question Who are you. From feelings of alienation to messages of empowerment, the internationally acclaimed artist known for her iconic black and white abstracts uses her power for reflection and realization. Bringing her hundreds of thousands of social media followers along on her adventures through “A Week In the Life”, YouTube vlogs, art installs and high profile collabs including Kendrick Lamar, 1800 Tequila and Tiffany And Co., Shantell additionally advocates her political beliefs through art, including #metoomovement dedicated drawings and a voice against cultural brand appropriation.

Shantell Martin's best work on social