Timeline of Fanart
- June: Artforum, a multifandom zine focusing on discussion and advice about fanart is launched.
- March: Artistic Endeavors: An information letter to Artists like me, a letterzine/newsletter for artists, is created.
- May 1: Elfwood is created.
- Kodiak's Hanson Page, a Hanson fanart site, is created.
- Masterpiece of Hanson, a Hanson fanart site, is created.
- The second round of The Paintball Awards for Hanson fanart is held.
- Hanson Toons is created.
- Hanson Weekly Manga is created.
- FanQuarter, a separate fanart section on Elfwood is created.
- ArtDungeon.net, a private Harry Potter fanart gallery, is launched.
- Back In The Swing, Lily-fox's fanart site, is created.
- November 30: SheezyArt is launched.
- Fanart Central is created.
- acciobrain!, a Harry Potter Art site, is created.
- Artsy Fansons, a Hanson LiveJournal community, is created.
- November 9: Hansonicons, a LiveJournal community, is created.
- January: SheezyArt bans all adult artwork from their site.
- January: Fur Affinity is created as a reaction to the SheezyArt ban.
- February: y!Gallery is created as a reaction to the SheezyArt ban.
- July: Skeddios, a Hanson fan comic and fanart website, is created.
- Still Life is created, archiving old and new Starsky & Hutch fanart.
- Drawmelot, a Merlin Art community on Livejournal is launched.
- The K/S Art Project is published, collecting three decades worth of K/S fanart.
- October: fanart-recs on Dreamwidth is created.
- The great migration to Tumblr.
- Amino is created, predominantly attracting teen fanartists.
- May: SheezyArt closes down "temporarily", administrators planning to rebuild the site, but in the end it never reopened.
- y!Gallery goes offline due to hacking, thousands of fanarts disappear.
- Elfwood goes offline, 32,000+ fanarts disappear.
- September: Nabyn art community shut down by owner.
- The Road So Far Archive is created, archiving more than 30,000 Supernatural fanarts by active and deactivated artists on Tumblr.
- Writscrib is launched, aiming to be a Tumblr alternative where artists can earn tips on their posts.
- ambiance.gallery is created by former staff members of SheezyArt.
- Conversations About Hanson is first posted on Tumblr.
- August 30: Writscrib shuts down due to "not enough interest or revenue".
- December: Tumblr bans NSFW photos/illustrations; artists leave the site in droves. (See Tumblr NSFW Content Purge.) Twitter, Instagram, Patreon, Mastodon and Pillowfort attract some of the migrating Tumblr artists, but there's fandom-wide discussion about the lack of a proper alternative.