Top 20 Must-Follow Artists and Designers on Instagram (Cont..)
11. Olek (@oleknyc)
New York City’s Olek is a conceptual and street artist who also does amazing crochet work, like a huge “balloon” puppy. You can follow Olek on her adventures around the globe and NYC, and try to catch her crochet work on display worldwide.
12. Joseph Grazi (@josephgrazi)
Another New Yorker, Joseph Grazi, makes huge installation art pieces, paintings and sculptures that are frequently shown at galleries in the city. His work is typically colorful and sometimes dark, as you’ll see when he posts sculptures of skeletons, bats and angry lions.
13. Frank Kozik (@frankkozik)
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Frank Kozik, who is known for “reviving the lost art of the concert poster,” according to his website, makes art toys with a punk rock edge. His Instagram is full of kitsch and throwbacks to 1950s America. Check out one of his latest works, which looks like Mickey Mao.
14. Brooklyn Street Art (@bkstreetart)
Curated by Jaime Rojo, the Brooklyn Street Art Instagram highlights the best art you’ll find in the borough. Rojo photographs outdoor walls, trucks, restaurants and even bathroom stalls that have great art inside of them. There are also numerous images depicting street art around the world all taken by Rojo. While you’re on Brooklyn Street Art, check out this amazing mural from NYC artists Os Gemeos.
15. Max Wanger (@maxwanger)
Photographer Max Wanger, whose Instagram bio says he first built a camera out of paper when he was seven-years-old, posts up his beautiful color and B&W photos. He does a lot of family portraits and love pastels, as well as California landscapes. If you’re into palm trees and millennial pink, Wanger is your guy.
16. Neil Secretario (@neilsecretario)
Neil Secretario is another must-follow account for typography enthusiasts. The Atlanta, Georgia based letterer designs fonts that you can buy, including Calafia, a casual script typeface. He also post pictures of his fonts in action on posters and in sticker form.
17. We Are Branch (@wearebranch)
Shauna Haider, who runs the design studio We Are Branch, posts her company’s various branded projects, web designs, editorial work and packaging. The work is largely feminine and captivating. Just check out this editorial design Haider recently showcased.
18. Banksy (@bansky)
On a list of awesome artists’ Instagram accounts, you cannot forget Banksy. The famous street artist takes to his page to show off his latest street art and fun creations. As always, Banksy’s work is awe-inspiring and clever. If you can’t see it in person, you can at least ogle it on Instagram. Design agency
19. Andy Dixon (@andy.dxn)
Andy Dixon, a punk rocker and Canadian-based artist, is as a freelance graphic designer. His Instagram and work is extremely colorful, and he absolutely loves shades of pink. He posts images of his large paintings, illustrations and graphic work in art galleries and on walls in people’s homes. If you want to brighten up your feed, don’t forget to follow Dixon.
20. Alex Pardee (@alexpardee)
Alex Pardee is a freelance comic book artist and apparel designer. You can buy his clever, kitschy and sometimes dark tee-shirt designs on Threadless, and/or just follow his entertaining Instagram account, which is filled with pop culture references and illustrations.