Shytheartist, also known as Jalen Whitner, is a collage and visual artist. He graduated in 2017 from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a BFA in Studio Art. He is currently the Creative Director of The Suga Project Foundation and a full-time artist. In 2019, Shy’s art began taking him to new heights and notoriety and, eventually, earned him his first solo show at his alma mater. Since then, he has been commissioned by When We All Vote NFP, ESPN Undefeated, and Take-Two Interactive. His art and designs have also been featured on GOOP, Saturday Night Live, and even by First Lady Michelle Obama. Currently, Shy is still exploring the creative styles of his collage art and continuing to inspire hope and positivity within the community.