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Wix \ JUL 10th 2017

10 Viral Wix Artists From Around the World

Every artist deserves their spot in the limelight! Wix is proud to offer our talented community the opportunity to showcase their masterpieces to the world through their online portfolios. It’s a special moment for us when we discover one of our own turning into an internet sensation. We can’t help but feel like a proud mama bear cheering her young cub on. And just like any mother would, we want to share their talent with everyone we know.

Here are 10 Wix artists from all around the world that achieved the unpredictable yet exciting world of virality:

01. Mitchel Wu

American photographer, Mitchel Wu, is sure to ignite the child within all of us with his toy photography. Wu’s unbelievable imagination breathes life into your favorite characters.

02. Yehuda DeVir

Israeli artist, Yehuda DeVir, created a series of illustrations depicting both himself and his wife in the form of a cartoon. The couple is pictured in ultra-relatable scenes such as his wife dirtying the kitchen for a simple a bowl of cereal, her desire for endless cuddles and he uncovers the truth about how long it really takes to get ready for a night out.

03. Francois Dourlen

French artist, Francois Dourlen, seamlessly replaces images from his phone into real life scenarios. What started out as a joke was clearly only the beginning of these creatively thought out images and videos that perfectly mix reality and fiction.

04. Paper Planes

Creative studio, Featuring Featuring in collaboration with various artists, transformed assorted warplanes into magnificent paper plane creations. With their core idea centralizing around artists teaming up, they have opted to work in partnership with UNICEF and donate a portion of their profits.

05. Geert Weggen

Cuteness overload alert! Swedish nature photographer, Geert Weggen, has been capturing the wild squirrels (and our hearts!) that play around his home. And if it couldn’t get any cuter, Geert sets up props for the squirrels to play with while he snaps away.

06. Cassie Swirls

We can all learn a thing or two from five-year-old Australian, Cassie. The adorable artist shows off her love of painting galaxies (from far, far away). If her age and talent wasn’t impressive enough, Cassie has donated over $750 from her sales to charity. Did we mention: she’s only five?!

07. Karl Fitzgerald

This is London like you’ve never seen it before. Illustrator Karl Fitzgerald draws his way through picturesque areas of Spitalfields, Portobello Road and iconic Notting Hill. Clearly, we weren’t the only ones who fell in love with Karl’s creations: check out his feature on Bored Panda.

08. Maria Florian

Maria Florian is a children’s book illustrator who combines her love of animals and watercolors. Originally from Greece, Maria graduated with a degree in Fine Arts. Her images are truly captivating and her signature style can be seen throughout all her work.

09. Janelia Mould

South African born Janelia Mould is a self-taught conceptual photographer who describes her work as a journey of self-discovery. In this series named: Melancholy – a girl called depression, Mould explores how depression affects those who suffer from it. The results are hauntingly beautiful!

10. Camila Fontenele

Twenty-six-year-old Brazilian photographer and visual artist, Camila Fontenele, has channeled everyone’s Frida Kahlo in a series aptly named: Everyone Can Be Frida. Camila pays tribute to Frida’s strength, uniqueness and her courage to experiment and be different. The inspiring project already has 6,000 people dressed as the iconic figure.

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