Top 5 NFT Creators
NFT are one of the hottest things in the world of creators right now. People spent more than $300 million in the first two months of 2021. However, Beeple shocked them with a sale of $69 million alone in March 2021. According to Alex Attalah, co-founder, CTO of Opensea, in February 2021, the marketplace generated sales of 7450% higher than the same month in 2020.
In 2021, we also noticed a new creator economy born on the Blockchain. Throughout the year the creators have risen to NFT stardom, billion-dollar brands have been forged in the NFT world, and thus, NFT has changed lives and time again. Yet, the most important fact is that many artists and creators have started getting into the NFT world, and here are some 5 creators that have brought a huge wave to the NFT space.
Bepple is the star of the NFT digital art. By the end of March 2021, Beeple had sold 845 artworks for $113,544,319.92. His digital painting, Everyday: The First 5000 Days, went for an incredible $69,346,250 on March 11, 2021.
Mike Winkelman is a graphic designer from the USA. He does digital artwork such as short films, common VJ loops, etc. He has also worked for the content visuals for Justin Bieber, One Direction, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Eminem, Zedd, deadmau5, and many more.
2 Alpha Centauri Kid
The Alpha Centauri Kid entered the NFT space in October with his record-setting genesis auction on SuperRare for “ctrl + alt + generate.” The price sold to 6529 for 165.29 ETH ($606,568). Alpha Centauri Kid recently made a debut in the NFT now and Opensea auction with digital art of a “girl with balloon” the transformed into a “pep with balloon”
3 Andre Oshea
Andre Oshea is a 3D animator and a Black Crypto based in Atlanta. He has worked with some famous brands such as Snapchat, Netflix, Vogue, etc. he has to describe his art as “inspired by aesthetic beauty, luxury, storytelling, the future and the feeling of limitless moments”.
Oshea has released a lot of influential pieces throughout 2021, and one was “A Young Boys Dream”, which was dedicated to Chadwick Boseman. His art Ego death was sold at christies first-ever-on-chain auction.
4 Black Dave
Black Dave is a visual artist, recording artist based in Charleston. He is a creator who is working on NFT projects across different mediums such as citing anime, hardcore rock, rap, etc. He is continuing work on music based NFTs and creating himself as the most prominent Black voice in the NFT space
Trevor Jones works on technology including AR, video production, animation, etc., and how it can engage viewers and alter their viewing experience. Jones if from Canada, he set out in 1996, with a backpack, after exploring he went to Scotland.
Recently, Trevorjonesart has sold 5,284 artworks for $18,591,061.32. His most successful sale was of Genesis in October 2020, which sold for $604,967.
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