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The Year's Best Art on Twitter

Artists, photographers or anyone involved in the arts on Twitter. See also #culturalinstitution

Art Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Winner

The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

1st

Lar deSouza

Lar deSouza
Finalist

Cartoonist for Least I Could Do and Looking for Group
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I recommend @lartist in the Shorty Award category #art because he's just awesome :)
Christine
Christine I recommend @lartist in the Shorty Award category #art because he's just awesome :)
Cortland Guse
Cortland Guse I recommend @lartist in the Shorty Award category #art because he is amazing with the crossovers! Glavin!
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1,064 votes in art
14 votes in sexiness
14 votes in epicbeard
2 votes in awesome
2 votes in science

2nd

deviantART

deviantART
Finalist

$Heidi and $laurenkitsune of deviantART. We highlight the work of deviants, share important news and srs bsns, and bring gossip from around deviantART HQ.
Cabañas en Pucon
Cabañas en Pucon I recommend @deviantART in the Shorty Award category #art because...
psy333che
psy333che I recommend @deviantART in the Shorty Award category #art because...
ACHOU NA ILHA!
ACHOU NA ILHA! I recommend @deviantART in the Shorty Award category #art because...
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698 votes in art
3 votes in deviantart
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in culturalinstitution
1 vote in innovation

3rd

BZTAT

BZTAT
Finalist

I am a visual artist who loves cats, enjoys various genres of art and music, and is amazed by the paradoxes of human experience. Person for @BrewskieButt
Mad Max McLuvin
Mad Max McLuvin I recommend @BZTAT in the Shorty Award category #art because She's paw-some!
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I vote for @BZTAT for a Shorty Award in #art because...she is a great artist
Jin Jin Rubinoff
Jin Jin Rubinoff I vote for @BZTAT for a Shorty Award in #art because...she is a great artist
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291 votes in art
11 votes in shortypawpawty
7 votes in shortypawty
4 votes in nonprofit
2 votes in arts

4th

Jaime

Jaime
Finalist

RT @winkedinkie Glorified human tripod.
marcela hughes
marcela hughes I recommend @wojo4hitz in the Shorty Award category #art because...
Heather Timmons
Heather Timmons I recommend @wojo4hitz in the Shorty Award category #art because...her videos are awesome!
Ale Estrella
Ale Estrella I recommend @wojo4hitz in the Shorty Award category #art because I looove her T&S videos and photos! She really deserve
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219 votes in art
3 votes in travel
3 votes in tnssuperfan
2 votes in retweetthisif
1 vote in humor

5th

BROOKLYNNNNNN!

BROOKLYNNNNNN!
Finalist

College Student.Passion For The Arts.Aspiring Graphic Designer.Vogue Magazine Artist.Potential Bloomingdales Associate.World Peace and Happiness Everywhere:)
sharkytoon
sharkytoon I recommend @artsySFvibe in the Shorty Award category #art because...
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I vote for @artsySFvibe for a Shorty Award in #art because... she's crazy talented!
Ryan Seaforth
Ryan Seaforth I vote for @artsySFvibe for a Shorty Award in #art because... she's crazy talented!
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228 votes in art
3 votes in design
1 vote in egocentric

6th

Johanna Harness

Johanna Harness
Finalist

Writer, teacher, dreamer, creator of Claire Morgane books & #amwriting hashtag.
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I vote for @johannaharness for a Shorty Award in #art because #amwriting is a work of art
Rebecca Woodhead
Rebecca Woodhead I vote for @johannaharness for a Shorty Award in #art because #amwriting is a work of art.
Lorraine Thompson
Lorraine Thompson I vote for @johannaharness for a Shorty Award in #art because of her inspiring work ethic.
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267 votes in art
11 votes in amwriting
2 votes in literature
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in humor

7th

Tarol Hunt

Tarol Hunt

I draw a comic called Goblins.
Jason Coleman
Jason Coleman I vote for @Thunt_Goblins for a Shorty Award in #art because he hasn't let the web comics medium ruin a long story arc.
Micah J Reid
Micah J Reid I vote for @Thunt_Goblins for a Shorty Award in #art because GOBLINS. Dude, GOBLINS.
Dan Clyne
Dan Clyne I nominate @Thunt_Goblins for a Shorty Award in #art because he is an excellent artist and a wonderful storyteller.
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124 votes in art
1 vote in sexiness
1 vote in awsomeness

8th

Author James Rollins

Author James Rollins

Author of Subterranean,Excavation,Deep Fathom,Amazonia,Ice Hunt,Sandstorm,Map of Bones,Black Order,The Judas Strain,The Last Oracle), and Indiana Jones and...
Bryce Rosauro
Bryce Rosauro I nominate @JamesRollins for a Shorty Award in #art because...he rocks!
Hosting Coupons
Hosting Coupons I nominate @jamesrollins for a Shorty Award in #art because... He is the master of the Thriller.
GeoFizz
GeoFizz I nominate @jamesrollins for a Shorty Award in #art because... He is the master of the Thriller.
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134 votes in art
14 votes in literature
2 votes in c
1 vote in des
1 vote in author

9th

Laurell K. Hamilton

Laurell K. Hamilton

Author of the Anita Blake Series and Merry Gentry Series of novels
Cailee Stevenson
Cailee Stevenson I nominate @LKHamilton for a Shorty Award in #art because...I love her writing
Elisa
Elisa I nominate @LKHamilton for a Shorty Award in #art because tales of Merry and her men are my guilty pleasure!
Hosting Coupons
Hosting Coupons I nominate @LKHamilton for a Shorty Award in #art because...Flirt is the name of her next book. How perfect! http://bi
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122 votes in art
30 votes in literature
21 votes in books
13 votes in vampire
4 votes in flirting

10th

Twitpanto Narrator

Twitpanto Narrator

runs the twitpanto, a panto on Twitter - replay this years on our site. Twitpanto is by @bounder
Viki Green
Viki Green I nominate @twitpanto for a Shorty Award in #art because... it was great
Daniel Cremin
Daniel Cremin I nominate @twitpanto for a Shorty Award in #art because... it was great
Gavin Wray
Gavin Wray I nominate @twitpanto for a Shorty Award in #art because... it was great and pantotastic (not pantstastic).
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126 votes in art
2 votes in innovation
1 vote in egocentric

11th

Ellenore

Ellenore

Dancer, choreographer, personal trainer, model. Any questions?
Lauren  Kaye
Lauren Kaye I nominate @Ellenore for a Shorty Award in #art because she is made of win.
Rex Kennedy
Rex Kennedy I nominate @Ellenore for a Shorty Award in #art because she paints the best pictures with her body, a true dancer!
Web Hosting
Web Hosting I nominate @Ellenore for a Shorty Award in #art because...she was my favorite dancer on SYTYCD this season!
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124 votes in art
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in heal
1 vote in arts
1 vote in weir

12th

Zibbet - Handmade...

Zibbet - Handmade...

Zibbet Connects Buyers & Sellers of HANDMADE, FINE ART, VINTAGE & SUPPLIES! There's NO Listing Fees & NO Sales Fees when selling with Zibbet! Check us out!
Lindsey Wedemeyer
Lindsey Wedemeyer I vote for @zibbet for a Shorty Award in #art because they promote handmade, is easy to use and you can even sell free!
Jennifer King
Jennifer King I vote for @zibbet for a Shorty Award in #art because they support handmade!
Kathryn Ruffin
Kathryn Ruffin I nominate @zibbet for a Shorty Award in #art because...
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117 votes in art
7 votes in smallbusiness
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in other

13th

Luke Pollard

Luke Pollard

Motorsport artist (digital, drawing, doodles and paintings). Huge F1, BTCC and Rallying fan. Tweets about all motorsports!
Mia
Mia I nominate @MotorsportPrint for a Shorty Award in #art because..take a look at his #art,it´s awesome! Fantastic artist
Leo Evans
Leo Evans I nominate @motorsportprint for a Shorty Award in #art because... he needs to be in the top 5 again!!!
Jodie Tranter
Jodie Tranter I nominate @motorsportprint for a Shorty Award in #art because... his F1 art is amazing! i cannot wait to get more!!!
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94 votes in art
3 votes in customerservice
3 votes in ff
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in sports

14th

Darren_Bousman

Darren_Bousman

CHECK OUT REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA
madison rich
madison rich I recommend @darren_bousman in the Shorty Award category #art because he is amazing at life
Luke Da Silva
Luke Da Silva I vote for @darren_bousman for a Shorty Award in #art because...#RepoOpera is just that: a work of film art.
Cassieandra
Cassieandra I nominate @darren_bousman for a Shorty Award in #art because Repo! is an amazing, evolving, and infecting masterpiece!
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93 votes in art
1 vote in repo
1 vote in repoopera

15th

Adam Phillips

Adam Phillips

Storyteller, animator and sneaky little bastard.
Matthew Minter
Matthew Minter I nominate @chluaid for a Shorty Award in #art because... his style is so refreshing and Bacekenwood is so unique
Holly
Holly I nominate @chluaid for a Shorty Award in #art because... the Brackenwood series is refreshing and awesome 8)
Michelle Daniel
Michelle Daniel I nominate @chluaid for a Shorty Award in #art because he's Bitey's creator and Bitey is a wicked cool little bastard.
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77 votes in art
3 votes in animation
2 votes in humor
1 vote in design
1 vote in egocentric

16th

Laurel Holloman

Laurel Holloman

working on my first art show plus hoping to share some pieces with you soon
angie
angie I nominate @nalamommy for a Shorty Award in #art because...her paintings are amazing beautiful.
SueB
SueB I nominate @nalamommy a Shorty Award in #art because...her paintings are just amazing
Shelley
Shelley I nominate @nalamommy for a Shorty Award in #art because......her art is very meaningful & beautiful...
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66 votes in art
148 votes in celebrity
38 votes in humanitarianism
28 votes in nonprofit
26 votes in sexiness

17th

Lindsey Byrnes

Lindsey Byrnes

Picture taker, dream maker.
minireb123
minireb123 I nominate @LindseyByrnes for a Shorty Award in #art because her photography is kickbutt
ECC Sweets
ECC Sweets I nominate @LindseyByrnes for a Shorty Award in #art because when it comes to photos, this girl has got you BEAT!
Lauren E. O'Connor
Lauren E. O'Connor I nominate @LindseyByrnes for a Shorty Award in #art because the girl knows how to work a camera!
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71 votes in art
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in music

18th

spankystokes

spankystokes

Graphic Designer, Toy Collector, and Art lover!
Hasan Ismail
Hasan Ismail I nominate @spankystokes for a Shorty Award in #art because he's eats breathes art!
Trey Willetto
Trey Willetto I nominate @spankystokes for a Shorty Award in #art because he brings art to my life via his blog every day.
Bard
Bard I nominate @spankystokes for a Shorty Award in #art because...they provide excellent news on art and toys!
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61 votes in art
1 vote in egocentric

19th

Lauren Luna

Lauren Luna

Custom shoes and apparel. Paintings on canvas too. What can I say, I'm an artist.
theexecutive
theexecutive I nominate @LaurenLuna for a Shorty Award in #art because... She has the craziest custom kicks!!!
Quelz Ley
Quelz Ley I nominate @LaurenLuna for a Shorty Award in #art because her ideas & her products are incredible.
Aleesha Nash
Aleesha Nash I nominate @LaurenLuna for a Shorty Award in #art because... her shoes are amazing
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63 votes in art
3 votes in music
2 votes in design
1 vote in egocentric

20th

SamuelPeralta Poetry

SamuelPeralta Poetry

For you I wish that these poems were rubies, borne by my own caravan from Xi'an out of Shaanxi, through Persia, along the northern Silk Road. © 2009-2010
Rosalyn
Rosalyn I nominate @semaphore for a Shorty Award in #art because poetry is where I am.
theresamcvean
theresamcvean I nominate @semaphore for a Shorty Award in #art because poetry is perfect in this platform and Peralta proves it.
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64 votes in art
48 votes in poetry
29 votes in literature
4 votes in twitter
1 vote in egocentric