Eksentrika’s Art of the Day began as a spur of the moment thing. It began with a sole aim to add local flavour and colour to the depressing state of the social media.

We discovered that there are so many beautiful artworks being shared on a daily basis on the Doodle Malaysia – Do you doodle? Facebook group that we decided to showcase some of these talents on a daily basis on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

And boy, we weren’t disappointed! Much of these artworks were selected by us with a handful submitted to us by the artists themselves.

These artworks then began gaining engagement from our readers which led us to hold Eksentrika’s Art of the Month. Here, our readers voted for the best artwork of a particular month.

300 artworks on, we now have 12 nominations representing all 12 months. From January to December, here are the best artworks for the year 2017.

And yes, you get to pick which one becomes Eksentrika’s Art of the Year 2017. The winning artist will receive a cash prize of RM500 from us (it’s not much because it’s from our own pockets, but we hope it’s still something!).

Voting is pretty simple; simply hit the ❤ button on the posts below. Hit it as many times as you like and as many artworks as you can.

And yes, share this post with your friends and let Malaysians know that there are amazing artists among us! Voting ends on January 9, 2018, 12am (Malaysian time).

We hope to make Eksentrika’s Art of the Year 2018 even bigger! Keen on joining? Submit your artwork with the subject header “Eksentrika’s Art of the Year 2018” to editors@eksentrika.com Do include links to your Facebook, Instagram and website/blog!