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Special Project

Special Project
From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

Tyler Spangler

Nominated in Art

About Tyler Spangler

Digital artist Tyler Spangler credits social media for his immense success. An art school dropout turned Instagram celeb, Forbes-described his style as “psychedelic stream of consciousness,” fostering an incredible career for himself through his viral pop-art. Proclaiming “if it weren’t for Tumblr and Instagram I wouldn’t have any recognition at all,” Tyler now boasts a 145K+ Instagram following, five 440-paged design books and an a-list clientele includes Nike, Hermès, Chanel and more. Tyler continues to evolve his style and inspire his fans, incorporating motivational messaging into colorful collages, maintaining positivity, humor and emotional relatability.

Tyler Spangler's best work on social