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13 Instagram Artists All Creatives Should Follow

No selfies, only self-portraits. Follow these Insta-Artists for your daily dose of inspiration, and join the community of creative experts and enthusiasts at WD Ventito™.

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1. @mattcrump

Courtesy of Matt Crump
Courtesy of Matt Crump
Courtesy of Matt Crump

Photographer Matt Crump calls his creations "candy-colored minimalist," and we can't think of a more apt description than that.

2. @redhongyi

Courtesy of "Red" Hong Yi

A Malaysian artist-architect, "Red" Hong Yi loves to paint, just not with a paintbrush. Her art features local, everyday materials — often on a dinner plate canvas!

3. @willbryantzplz

Courtesy of Will Bryant
Courtesy of Will Bryant
Courtesy of Will Bryant

With its neon colors, squiggly patterns, and positivity, Will Bryant's work is a joy to behold — and his commercial illustration projects are a delight.

4. @labeltime

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Proving inspiration can come from anywhere, Labeltime's feed is a celebration of the clothing label, and it's surprisingly intoxicating and hilarious!

5. @jackieleeyoung

Courtesy of Jackie Lee Young
Courtesy of Jackie Lee Young
Courtesy of Jackie Lee Young

Hailing from Austin, Texas, Jackie Lee Young is a portrait photographer with a penchant for fashion and human nature. A true gem in the #vscocam hashtag.

6. @zaruhy

Courtesy of Zaruhy Sangochian

Focusing on the architecture of Mexico City, Zaruhy Sangochian produces beautiful cityscapes and intimate snapshots of urban curios.

7. @huntercanning

Courtesy of Hunter Canning
Courtesy of Hunter Canning
Courtesy of Hunter Canning

Hunter Canning's #subwayseries gives Instagrammers a candid, monochromatic look into New York City's subway cars. Incisive and fascinating.

8. @johndeguzman

Courtesy of John de Guzman

Also in New York, John de Guzman captures what he calls #realtime mobile shots of overpasses, towers, and city streets.

9. @nolanillustration

Courtesy of Conor Nolan
Courtesy of Conor Nolan
Courtesy of Conor Nolan

A gifted illustrator, Conor Nolan uses Instagram as a window into his sketchbook and imagination. Case in point: "British soldiers versus zombie Zulu warriors."

10. @patternisland

Courtesy of Gian Guerrero

If it's human tendency to seek patterns, Pattern Island is a tranquil dream. One scroll through their feed will instantly put you at ease.

11. @migeophoto

Courtesy of Michael George
Courtesy of Michael George
Courtesy of Michael George

Michael George, a freelance photographer and seasoned globe trekker, fills his feed with a wide breadth of portraits, landscapes, and urban images.

12. @thebryandale

Courtesy of Bryan Dale

A self-described "vagabond photographer," Bryan Dale travels and globe and fills his Instagram feed with breathtaking images — all from his iPhone!

13. @mrthomasshim

Courtesy of Thomas Shim
Courtesy of Thomas Shim
Courtesy of Thomas Shim

Specializing in high-contrast black and white, with an emphasis on human portraits, Thomas Shim creates powerful images from the New York metropolitan area.