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 9th Annual Shorty Awards Art

Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, and other apps have changed the way artists both create and share their art—some work with pen on paper while others doodle on their smartphones. No matter how they create the art, one tap shows it to the entire world, and the world has deemed these artists to be masters.

Nominees

Gergely Dudás
Hungarian webcomic artist Gergely Dudás (aka @thedudolf) likes to draw stuff. With colorful, cartoo…
finalist
Geronimo Balloons
Jihan Zencirli, aka #Jihanimo, makes “people feel fancy.” The Los Angeles-based creative director t…
finalist
Hari & Deepti
Husband-and-wife artists, muralists, and storytellers Hari Panicker & Deepti Nair enchant with pape…
Hayden Zezula
Artist, animator, and branding specialist Hayden Zezula, aka @Zolloc is unsettling the internet. Wh…
Hevesh5
Professional Domino Artist and YouTuber Lily Hevesh builds and designs complex domino displays on a…
Jessica Hische
Award-winning lettering artist, designer, and author (under the moniker “That Drop Cap Girl”), Jess…
finalist
Jessica Walsh
A designer wearing many hats, Jessica Walsh is an enterprising creative director, teacher, author, …
Nuri Durr
Nuri Durr is a master with a Copic marker. The Atlanta-based illustrator with Dexter’s Laboratory-r…
Parker Day
LA-based artist and photographer Parker Day “explores identity and the masks we wear.” Shooting on …
finalist
Shawna X
Visual designer, illustrator, and teacher Shawna X is making significant strides in the NYC art wor…
winner
Timmy Ham
Phoenix-based “visual wizard” Timmy Ham spreads positivity and inspiration through design and adven…
finalist
Tuesday Bassen
Award-winning illustrator and designer Tuesday Bassen brightens the world through her whimsical ima…