DeviantArt is an online art gallery and community creating the cultural context for how art is created, discovered, and shared. It is a social network for artists and art enthusiasts, and a platform for emerging and established artists to exhibit, promote, and share their works with an enthusiastic, art-centric community. It has over 32 million registered members and attracts over 65 million unique visitors per month. The community’s members, knowns as deviants, upload over 160,000 original art works every day, everything from painting and sculpture to digital art, pixel art, films, and anime.
DeviantArt provides the tools, resources, and exposure to enable its users to become better artists. It creates a supportive environment for the online artist community.
DeviantArt was launched in 2000 by John Edgar, Matthew Stephens, Angelo Sotira, and Scott Jarkoff. It is based in West Hollywood, C.A.
Founders: Angelo Sotira, John Edgar, Matthew Stephens, Scott Jarkoff