The year's best producers of short* art content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

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Top nominees in art

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judyrey

@judyrey

I recommend @judyrey in the Shorty Award category #art because she is fun to follow.

@shortyawards Listen UP Shorty! Get #art as a recognizd category and put Ms. @judyrey at the top - mKay?

I nominate @judyrey in category #art because art is important.

2

ArtByChrysti

@ArtByChrysti

I nominate @ArtByChrysti for a Shorty Award in #art because...she is inspirational, genuine, generous and a fantastic artist!

@shortyawards #art @ArtByChrysti, cool blog, great online store and wonderful art work! She's the best

I nominate @ArtByChrysti for a Shorty Award in #art because... the items she creates are AMAZING and she Inpires many!!!

3

intricateartist

@intricateartist

  • 6 nominations in #art

I nominate @intricateartist for a Shorty Award in #art because...she does it all ...art with heart!

I nominate @intricateartist for a Shorty Award in #art because she's not simply an incredible artist but an awesome person!

@shortyawards I nominate @intricateartist for a Shorty Award in #art because she is simply AWESOME.

4

michaelnobbs

@michaelnobbs

  • 5 nominations in #art

@shortyawards #art @michaelnobbs Brilliant artist who continues to inspire me on a daily basis.Has overcome so much and come so far :)

I nominate @michaelnobbs for a Shorty Award in #art because his work is thoughtful, fun and honest!

I nominate @michaelnobbs for a Shorty Award in #art because he posts inspiring art stuff that is always worth a click :)

5

natashawescoat

@natashawescoat

@natashawescoat thanks, the talented @wmmarc took it. Give him a @shortyawards vote in #photography!

I recommend @natashawescoat in the Shorty Award category #Art because Natasha's work is beautiful.

I nominate @natashawescoat for a Shorty Award in #art because...i like what i see..

6

tinkugallery

@tinkugallery

  • 2 nominations in #art

I nominate @tinkugallery for a Shorty Award in #art because of her gallery's amazing vision and attention to detail.

I nominate @tinkugallery for a Shorty Award in #art because she has a fabulous gallery.

7

rachels_studio

@rachels_studio

  • 2 nominations in #art

I nominate @rachels_studio in category #art because her watercolors are lovely

I nominate @rachels_studio in category #art

8

eorchard

@eorchard

I nominate @eorchard in category #design because his work is truly amazing.

I nominate @eorchard in category #art because his illustrations are beautiful & it's wonderful that the brush isn't dead.

I nominate @eorchard for a Shorty Award in #design because...the work is incredible

9

ophelia

@ophelia

  • 1 nomination in #art

I nominate @ophelia for a Shorty Award in #art because she is an awesome artist, social media maven, and all around decent ...

10

TwitterUsername

@TwitterUsername

I nominate @TwitterUsername for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because...shes fun, friendly, and provides so many helpful ...

I nominate @TwitterUsername for a Shorty Award in #superhero because... He's Dr Steel, the future Emperor of the World get it?

I nominate @TwitterUsername for a Shorty Award in #art because she is a selfless crusader for art and its importance.

11

paulkostabi

@paulkostabi

  • 1 nomination in #art

I nominate @paulkostabi for a Shorty Award in #art because he is better than his bigger brothers.

12

MarcShil

@MarcShil

  • 1 nomination in #art

I nominate @MarcShil in category #art for his curatorial eye

13

lixoarte

@lixoarte

I nominate @lixoarte in #bestartist category.

I nominate @lixoarte for a Shorty Award in #art because dancing about tweets is like singing about typing.

14

artmaker

@artmaker

I nominate @artmaker for a Shorty Award in #humor because he posts more than any cartoonist I know.

I nominate @artmaker for a Shorty Award in #personal because he gets it!

I nominate @artmaker in the #personal category becuase I like what he's doing with his twitter content.

15

artbyskym

@artbyskym

I nominate @artbyskym for a Shorty Award in #art because she does the kind of art I can't begin to do

I nominate @artbyskym for a Shorty Award in #chatterbox because anyone that can tweet 5K per month is a chatterbox!!

I nominate @artbyskym for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is a sweet, caring person.

16

jenbee

@jenbee

  • 1 nomination in #art

I nominate @jenbee in category #art because she makes it happen for the little guy or girl

17

annesart

@annesart

  • 1 nomination in #art

I nominate @annesart for a Shorty Award in #art because her art is FUN!

18

drawn

@drawn

I nominate @drawn for a Shorty Award in #art because... Drawn is the best art

I nominate @drawn for a Shorty Award in #design because... Drawn is the most awesome art and design blog ever.

19

mbreitweiser

@mbreitweiser

  • 1 nomination in #art

I nominate @mbreitweiser for a Shorty Award in #art because I love seeing all your art via Twitter.

20

someone

@someone

'The Shorthy Awards' @shortyawards @someone #category = you can be as creative with the rest as you like http://shortyawards.com/about/

I nominate @someone in category #personal porque si

Forgot to add if U want to nominate me tweet "@shortyawards I nominate @someone in category #food because...a reason" for it to be counted

21

redmeg8

@redmeg8

I nominate @redmeg8 for a Shorty Award in #design because she has an eye unlike any other. ;)

I nominate @redmeg8 for a Shorty Award in #art because this category needs a medical illustrator! :)

I nominate @redmeg8 for a Shorty Award in #science because she is a very talented medical illustrator.

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fffound

@fffound

  • 1 nomination in #art

I nominate @fffound in category #art because they mix it up real nice like