THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Art

This category is for those who make awe inspiring, thought provoking, and head turning pieces. Regardless whether their medium is paint, pencil, marker, crayon, salt, or wood sculptures, this category is for those who share their brilliant works through Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, or the rest of the social world.

Nominees

Adam J. Kurtz
Adam J. Kurtz is a New York-based artists and designer, and self-described nice guy. His first boo…
Amyventures
Amy Chen (@amyventures on Instagram) posts a new photo everyday for her 48k followers, who look for…
Baron Von Fancy
Baron Von Fancy’s (né Gordon Stevenson) Instagram earned him a career in an unusual way—he called o…
Dabs & Myla
The 2015 MTV Movie Awards were a colorfully bombastic display of a Merrie Melodies-influenced style…
finalist
Elle Luna
In April of 2013, multidisciplinary artist Elle Luna posted an essay about empowering yourself to a…
finalist
Halno
A broomstick may not seem the most useful of props outside of Halloween or Harry Potter photography…
winner
Matija Erceg
While most Instagram food artists attempt to create appetizing images, Matija Erceg creates food ar…
finalist
Sasha Unisex
Art is ever-evolving, and Russian tattoo artist Sasha Unisex fully embodies that notion in her sign…
Seb Lester
Affectionately dubbed the “Banksy of calligraphy," English designer Seb Lester is a celebrated mast…
finalist
Spencer Hibert
Spencer Hibert’s psychedelic paintings, designs, and sculptures feature bold colors, naked bodies, …
The Art Assignment
Sarah Green, the “yeti" of the Vlogbrothers YouTube channel (dubbed for her infrequent appearances)…
finalist
The Art of Plating
While plating can be an afterthought or a nice addition in many Instagram foodie images, @theartofp…