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SEP 03, 2020

Nifty Marketplace Introduces 2 New Collections

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We are pleased to announce Nifty Marketplace Drop #21 featuring collections from Flore and Lucho Poletti. These nifties will be available for purchase as of September 3, 2020 at 7pm ET.

Nifty Gateway Drop 21 Christopher

Christopher ‘Flore’ Florentino is a contemporary fine artist born in Brooklyn, New York. Flore embodies 'the spirit of Keith Haring' and is closely influenced by artists such as Jean Michel Basquiat and George Condo. His work ranges from contemporary fine art to mid-century modern inspired interior design. Christopher's debut collection on Nifty Gateway will feature one Nifty being sold as an edition of 20.

Nifty Gateway Drop 21 Lucho Poletti

Lucho Poletti is a well established digital bitcoin and propaganda artist who keeps raising the bar with his iconic art. Highly regarded as a top artist within the Bitcoin community, Lucho focuses heavily on creating digital stills in styles ranging from bank notes and bearer bonds to political posters and pop culture icons and symbols in order to draw attention to Bitcoin and force outsiders to confront these ideas.

The Nifty Marketplace is an all-in-one platform where you can buy, sell, and store your digital art and collectibles. Learn more about nifties here. Sign up here to get notified when new drops go live, and follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more!

Let’s get nifty!

Duncan and Griffin


Nifty Marketplace Drop #20. These nifties became available for purchase on September 1, 2020.

Nifty Gateway Drop 20 Darel

Darel is a visual artist based in Los Angeles, known for his optical art using lines to shape and bend the perceived dimensions of a surface or a space. His art has been featured internationally and across the U.S. in galleries, museums, and projects with Google, Adidas, Cadillac, Equinox, American Express, and more. Darel is fascinated by natural patterns, emergence, psychology, and our visual understanding of the world around us.

Nifty Gateway Drop 20 NFN Kalyan

NFN Kalyan is a Miami based multidisciplinary conceptual artist. His paintings primarily focus on social justice, religion, and politics. His second collection on Nifty Gateway will be similar to the first, featuring nine animated panels that work together to create a larger piece. Kalyan will also be listing all nine panels together as a 1 of 1 for auction.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #19. These nifties became available for purchase on August 27, 2020.

Nifty Gateway Drop 19-Murat Pak-The Touch

Murat Pak is one of the most well-known crypto artists in the world. He is currently the #1 trending crypto artist on SuperRare and has earned more than twice the amount of any other artist on the platform. Pak also is the creator of Archillect, an AI created with the goal of discovering and sharing stimulating content over social media channels. Archillect’s Twitter account has more than two million followers.

Nifty Gateway Drop 19-rek0de-Data s Last Stand

rek0de is a digital artist who primarily creates 3D renderings using architecture from around the world. In this Nifty Gateway collection, rekode's work expands beyond architectural transformation into something incredibly unique and surreal. Rek0de has more than 100,000 followers on Instagram and has designed artwork promoting Glass Animals' recent album.

Nifty Gateway Drop 19-Alessio De Vecchi

Alessio De Vecchi is an Italian artist and designer who has been working for more than a decade as an art director and computer graphics artist. Some of Alessio’s clients include Adidas, LG, Samsung, Ford, Citibank, La Prairie, H&M, Margiela, and HBO. His creations have earned positive attention from Vogue, I.D.Magazine, and The Creators Project, among others. Alessio currently resides in Tokyo as he prepares his first exhibition and a debut of his short film.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #18. These nifties became available for purchase on August 25, 2020.

Nifty Gateway Drop 18-Josie Bellini

Josie Bellini is an artist and designer who has been creating crypto-themed art that tells the story of the crypto ecosystem since 2017. She utilizes canvas, paint, digital art, and augmented reality scenes to fully immerse her viewers through a variety of mediums. Josie’s art has been exhibited at conferences across the country such as Consensus, NFT NYC, Bitcoin 2019, and Satoshi Roundtable.

Nifty Gateway Drop 18-Lyle Owerko

Lyle Owerko is a renowned San Francisco and New York based photographer, filmmaker and self-professed pop-culture junkie. He is continuously documenting our modern age through his art. His photography and editorials projects regularly take him around the world to places such as Africa, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Mongolia, and Central America. In the past, Lyle has done work for Time Magazine, MTV, Sundance Channel, and more.

Nifty Gateway Drop 18-Luigi Honorat

Luigi Honorat is a French new media CGI artist part of a cohort of new media artists making a name for themselves on Instagram. He began his art career studying sculpture at Musashino Art University in Tokyo where he still resides. He then immersed himself in CGI and digital art, which he now uses to incorporate themes of sculpture in his artwork. Luigi's collection on Nifty Gateway is incredibly limited. He is tokenizing three artworks, each with only one edition.

The Nifty Marketplace is an all-in-one platform where you can buy, sell, and store your digital art and collectibles. Learn more about nifties here. Sign up here to get notified when new drops go live, and follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more!

Let’s get nifty!

Duncan and Griffin


Nifty Marketplace Drop #17. These nifties became available for purchase on August 20, 2020.

Nifty Gateway Drop 17-XCOPY

XCOPY is a London based crypto artist. He began his nifty career on the SuperRare platform and has released more than 100 NFTs to date. His continued success on various crypto art platforms has granted him legendary status in the nifty community.

Nifty Gateway Drop 17-Yonat Vaks

Yonat Vaks is returning to Nifty Gateway with her second collection. She is an eclectic, Israeli artist who explores the intricacies of human nature through stories of people and groups. Her work has been exhibited and collected throughout Europe, North America, and Israel.

Each of her works tells a story — in this case, her collection studies the city of Pompeii and its demise.Her collection features eight unique nifties in packs, as well as a ninth listed for auction. The winner of the auction will also receive a special bundle of physical items directly from Yonat herself. More details on this can be found on the auction page.

Nifty Gateway Drop 17-Perry Cooper

Perry Cooper is a British born 3D and motion graphics designer now based in Massachusetts. Perry has been working within digital production for the last 18 years, producing work for countless clients across the globe. He regularly posts animated artwork series to Instagram, Twitter and TikTok.

Perry's second collection with Nifty Gateway will feature his similar high resolution and incredibly detailed 3D animation style.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #16. These nifties became available for purchase on August 13, 2020.

Nifty Gateway Drop 16-Steven Baltay

Steven Baltay is a 3D artist and animator based in Brooklyn, NY. His work revolves around surreal representations of organic forms that evoke surprise, disgust, and satisfaction. He has worked with several well known artists and brands including Adobe, Beck, Bershka, Converse, Herno, Volvox Labs (Netflix), and Rose Pilkington (Ports 1961). His previous drop with Nifty Gateway, 'Take Another Look,’ was very well received.

Nifty Gateway Drop 15-Vincent Ubags

Vincent Ubags is a self-taught painter and motion designer with 20,000 followers on Instagram. Vincent has a wide variety of works spanning from motion design to fashion design to sketches but he primarily creates satisfying and soothing animations.

Nifty Gateway Drop 15-Alex Manrique

Alex Manrique, aka Render Times, is a 3D Artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Alex is a simulation enthusiast whose work is generated using mathematical models and consists of abstract visualizations of real-world processes that capture a human feeling or idea. Alex's collection will contain four unique animations.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #15. These nifties became available for purchase on August 11, 2020.

Hackatao

Hackatao is an artist duo formed in Milan in 2007; “Hack” for the pleasure of going under the skin and discovering what’s hidden inside, “Tao” for the yin and yang of their creative dynamic. After exploring sculpture, canvas, and different techniques, Hackatao began storing their work on the blockchain and were soon considered amongst the top artists pioneering the space. Their involvement in the crypto art scene and their contribution to the crypto art community have been remarkable and invaluable.

Goldweard

Goldweard is a digital sculptor and artist. He is a native artist to the NFT space with more than 50 works created on SuperRare. This will be his second pack collection on Nifty Gateway.

P Slices

Pi-Slices is a GIF artist based near Vancouver, Canada whose work focuses on creating satisfying, surreal, and seamless loops. The 3D animated GIF artworks from his daily GIF series have been featured in publications like The Guardian, The Washington Post, Co.Design, and CBC Arts, and have also been viewed more than 775 million times on Giphy.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #14. These nifties became available for purchase on August of 6, 2020.

Extraweg

Extraweg is the artistic name of Oliver Latta, an artist and director based in Berlin. He created Extraweg as a platform for his artistic expression, which quickly exploded on Instagram and went viral.

BD White

BD White is a New York City based street artist and painter. He began his career painting the bottom of street lights in New York City and slowly grew a following. BD then took his art to the next level, incorporating a tremendous amount of detail in his paintings, some of which have up to 300 layers of spray paint and stencil. BD is internationally renowned and has exhibited his work all over the world.

PR1MAL CYPHER

PR1MAL CYPHER studied philosophy, linguistics, psychoanalysis, and art in Innsbruck and Vienna. His work is largely inspired by Vaporwave and Outrun art, as his passion has been Cyberpunk since his early youth. He sees Cyberpunk as a bridge from the technical innovations and ambitions of the present to the myriad possibilities for the future of mankind. PR1MAL CYPHER references the Cypherpunk, Anonymous, and Blockchain movements frequently in his work.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #13. These nifties became available for purchase on July 30, 2020.

Nifty Gateway Drop 13-Jakub Spacek

Jakub Spacek is a self-taught visual effects artist whose passion is to create beautiful and pleasing effects that artistically represent abstract real world phenomenon. Originally from Prague, Jakub studied architecture, industrial design and interactive graphics and now creates his art in London.

Nifty Gateway Drop 13-Carlos Marcial

Carlos Marcial is a Mexican and Puerto Rican artist who co-founded one of the first design agencies dedicated to working exclusively with crypto companies. In 2019 he discovered nifties and never looked back. He is one of the first crypto artists to sustain himself exclusively from the sale of nifties.

Nifty Gateway Drop 13-Gavin Shapiro

Gavin Shapiro is a 3D designer/animator currently working as a Motion Design Director at R/GA in New York. His work consists of vibrant, surrealist, high-quality 3D animation that doesn’t take itself too seriously. In his professional life, Gavin has produced on a large variety of tv shows, commercials, outdoor displays, large-format stage visuals, and animations for casino games.

Nifty Gateway Drop 13-Tommy Wilson

Tommy Wilson is a professional baseball player in the New York Mets. He was drafted by the Mets in 2018 as a pitcher and has been creating digital art on the side for years.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #12. These nifties became available for purchase on July 23, 2020.

Nifty Gateway Drop 12-Trevor Jones

Trevor Jones is fascinated with integrating his paintings with new technologies to shift the way viewers understand and engage with a traditional work of art. He began experimenting with QR codes in his paintings in 2011 one year later became one of the first professional painters in the world to incorporate augmented reality into an oil painting. Since 2017, Trevor has been consumed with cryptocurrency and his work has focused on crypto themes, people, and ideas.

Nifty Gateway Drop 12-NFN Kalyan

NFN Kalyan is a Miami based multidisciplinary conceptual artist. His paintings primarily focus on social justice, religion, and politics. For the first time ever, he is releasing seven nifties, each of which has ten editions.

Nifty Gateway Drop 12-Jon Noorlander

Jon Noorlander is a 3D digital artist and Creative Director at Method Studios in NYC. He has countless viral videos of his work online and his collection on Nifty Gateway will be the first time he has ever tokenized his artwork. There are three nifties in his collection — each is extremely rare.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #11. These nifties became available for purchase on July 16, 2020.

Nifty Gateway Drop 11-Darel Carey

Darel Carey is a visual artist based in Los Angeles who is fascinated by psychology and our visual understanding of the world around us. With optical and spatial perception as his main focus, Darel uses lines to shape and bend the perceived dimensions of a surface or a space. His current work includes dimensional line paintings, digital art, murals, and immersive tape installations.

Darel sees a strong connection between his art and the patterns of nature and is inspired by the works and writings of cosmologists Lawrence Krauss and Sean Carroll, and the artist MC Escher. Darel is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a graduate of the Otis College of Art and Design.

Nifty Gateway Drop 11-Jordan Kerwick

Jordan Kerwick is a self-taught Australian artist who translates three-dimensional space into flattened compositions of pattern and color. Jordan applies thick brushstrokes of vivid tones against layers of coarse collage elements to build richly textured surfaces of compelling depth. Upon close inspection, text and figurative shapes appear from within the broad swaths of color. Jordan exquisitely balances oil and mixed-media works on canvas investigate the interplay between colors and forms in bold strokes.

Jordan is rapidly gaining recognition as an artist with recent exhibitions in Paris, Tokyo, London, Sydney, and the U.S.

Nifty Gateway Drop 11-Lans King

Lans King is an interdisciplinary artist that has become known for his radical artwork where he surgically implanted an NFC microchip into his hand that contains a blockchain code as well as the algorithm that he uses to produce his digital and physical artworks.

Based on that seminal artwork, Lans has created a set of “digital capsules” for this collaboration with Nifty Gateway that are connected to the microchip in his hand and capture the themes of his ongoing series “The Hyperreality Show.” These works are composed of layers of code (from the algorithm stored on his microchip), as well as animations that recall the style of his physical paintings.

In addition to his digital artwork, Lans King makes painting, videos, installations, sculpture, and his signature painting-video hybrids. His art has been acquired by a number of important collectors. Raised and educated in New York, he currently lives and works between Paris and London.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #10. These nifties became available for purchase on July 9, 2020.

Nifty Gateway Drop 10-Jon Burgerman

Jon Burgerman is a UK-born, NYC-based artist instigating improvisation and play through drawing and spectacle and is often credited as the leading figure in the popular 'Doodle' art style.

Jon’s work is placed between fine art, urban art and pop-culture, using humor to reference and question his contemporary milieu. His pervasive and instantly recognizable aesthetic is manifested across a variety of mediums including canvas, large scale murals (indoor and outside), sculpture, toys, apparel, design, print, and people (as tattoos and temporary drawings).

Nifty Gateway Drop 10-Chris Trueman

Chris Trueman graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2003, earning dual BFA degrees in Painting and Digital Media. He relocated to southern California to attend Claremont Graduate University, earning a MFA in 2010. Trueman currently teaches at Chaffey College and has previously taught at Chapman University, Fullerton College and Santa Ana College. He has guest lectured at Chapman University, Pomona College and Santa Ana College and was a Northrup Grumman Visiting Artist/Scholar at the Museum of Art and History Lancaster.

Trueman has exhibited his work in numerous exhibitions in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington DC, Portland and internationally in Milan, Paris, Berlin, Beijing and Brisbane (AUS). The Lancaster Museum of Art and History presented a solo exhibition of his paintings entitled, "Slipstream." His work was also included in the group exhibitions, “To Live and Paint in LA” and "The Subterraneans" at the Torrance Art Museum. His work has been exhibited at numerous art fairs including: Dallas Art Fair, Pulse New York, Art Aspen, TX Contemporary, Pulse Miami and ArtMRKT San Francisco.

Nifty Gateway Drop 10-Goldweard

Goldweard is a digital sculptor and artist. He is a native artist to the NFT space with more than 50 works created on SuperRare.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #9. These nifties became available for purchase on July 2, 2020.

Nifty Gateway Drop 9-Julio Bencid

Julio Bencid is a concept artist and character designer based in Massachusetts. Julio features a wide array of unique character art. His work is very popular on Instagram, where he has more than 50,000 followers.

Nifty Gateway Drop 9-Frenetik Void

Frenetik Void is a digital artist whose work addresses what it means to be human, and the relationship of physical presence to virtual identity as digital corporeality becomes more diffuse. His works have received a number of international awards and have been shown at many exhibitions including The Wrong Digital Art Biennale and the Iconic Biennale. Frenetik Void, whose real name is Franco Verrascina, works and resides in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Nifty Gateway Drop 9-Osinachi

Osinachi, born Prince Jacon Osinachi Igwe, is a Nigerian visual artist of Igbo descent whose work explores the meaning of existence. Africa's foremost crypto-artist, Osinachi produces his work digitally using Microsoft Word. In 2018, he became the first-ever Nigerian artist to showcase artworks at the Ethereal Summit, a conference in New York that seeks to bridge the gap between technology and art through blockchain. He was also a finalist for the Bridgeman Studio Award in 2019.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #8. These nifties became available for purchase on June 25, 2020.

Nifty Gateway Drop 8-Tom Yoo

Tom Yoo is a Los Angeles-based, Korean-American painter and sculptor who has amassed an international following for being the first artist to create LEGOs sculptures of iconic sneakers. With his artwork residing in private collections across the globe, Tom passionately pursues his art and utilizes his platform to help those in need; he lives by a lifetime pledge to donate ten percent of all his sales to non-profit organizations.

Nifty Gateway Drop 8-Perry Cooper

Perry Cooper is a British-born 3D and motion graphics designer now based in Massachusetts. Perry has been working within digital production for the last 18 years, producing work for clients across the globe. Perry regularly posts animated artwork series to Instagram, Twitter and TikTok. More recently he’s been helping others develop their 3D skills through his YouTube Channel

Nifty Gateway Drop 8-Giant Swan

Giant Swan is an artist using modern VR technology to create shapes and colors using his body's full movement. He creates works spanning multiple media and a wide breadth of emerging experiences that are exploring VR’s vast potential. His work explores the language that his tools encourage, acknowledging his imperfect movement as a human. This imprint converts to 3D art; it is organic in nature and instantly familiar.

Nifty Gateway Drop 8-Steven Baltay

Steven Baltay is a 3D artist and animator based in Brooklyn, NY. His work revolves around surreal representations of organic forms that evoke surprise, disgust, and satisfaction. He has worked with several well known artists and brands including Adobe, Beck, Bershka, Converse, Herno, Volvox Labs (Netflix), and Rose Pilkington (Ports 1961).


Nifty Marketplace Drop #7. These nifties became available for purchase on June 18, 2020.

Micah Johnson and Matt Dansby

Micah Johnson is returning from his charity drop last week with special guest Dansby Swanson. Micah turned to drawing as an escape from the anxiety of playing in Major League Baseball and his work as an artist has become a full-time vocation. His drawings feature strong gestural charcoal lines complemented with subtle vibrant colors and have been collected throughout the world.

Dansby Swanson is a former #1 overall draft pack in the MLB draft and is currently the starting shortstop for the Braves.

In this drop, Micah drew a portrait of Dansby using charcoal on paper and Dansby wrote his favorite Outkast lyrics and album title on the portrait in acrylic, which was then transformed into a nifty.

Yonat Vaks

Yonat Vaks is an eclectic, Israeli artist who explores the intricacies of human nature through stories of people and groups. Her work has been exhibited and collected throughout Europe, North America, and Israel.

Since 2017, Yonat has been portraying crypto and bitcoin culture, referencing each artwork to a specific story or artform in history. After three years in this space, she is releasing her first non-fungible token. All four pieces started out as oil paintings and were transformed into nifties.

Twisted Vacancy

Twisted Vacancy is an Indonesian artist with dissociative identity disorder (previously known as multiple personality disorder). He takes a surrealist approach to sharing what’s happened in his mind through illustration and motion graphics with complex objects. Heavily influenced by 80’s japanese artists and 90’s culture, Twisted Vacancy represents the many facets of his life through allegories displayed in his works.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #6. These nifties became available for purchase on June 11, 2020.

George Floyd - micah and matt

Micah Johnson turned to drawing as an escape from the anxiety of playing in Major League Baseball and his work as an artist has become a full-time vocation. His drawings feature strong gestural charcoal lines complemented with subtle vibrant colors and have been collected throughout the world. His most recent works aim to inspire young black children to never give up on their dreams in the face of societal constraints.

Matt Szczur is currently still playing in Major League Baseball as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies organization. He has previously played in the MLB for the Chicago Cubs and the San Diego Padres. Matt’s work focuses primarily on original baseball-related paintings.

Micah and Matt teamed up to each create half of a painting of George Floyd, whose killing has sparked protests around the world denouncing systemic racism and police brutality. All of the proceeds from the sale of this nifty will be donated to Reclaim the Block, The Action Network, and Racial Justice Action Center.

The Giving Block logo

The Giving Block is an organization that helps nonprofits accept cryptocurrency donations. They began their work in 2018 when they realized that there was, and is, a large demand for cryptocurrency giving but no easy way to do so.

Nifty Gateway has partnered with The Giving Block to create NFT images of influencers in the crypto community — Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Co-Founders and CEO and President of Gemini Trust Company; Arthur Hayes, Founder and CEO of Bitmex; Ryan Selkis, Founder and CEO of Messari; Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer of CoinShares; and Charlie Lee, creator of Litecoin and Managing Director of the Litecoin Foundation. 75% of the proceeds from the sale of these nifties will be donated to Giving Block nonprofits that have Covid-19 relief programs in place and 25% of proceeds will go to the NFT artist, Thomas Duffy.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #5. These nifties became available for purchase on May 27, 2020.

Kenny Scharf

Kenny Scharf is without a doubt one of the most renowned artists in the world. He rose to prominence from the burgeoning street art scene in New York City in the 1980s, and has worked alongside artists such as Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and more. He has created some of the most recognizable murals in the world and has held countless exhibitions over the past 30 years.

One of Kenny’s guiding principles is to reach out beyond the elitist boundaries of fine art and connect to popular culture through art, creating the best possible work every time. Kenny views his expansion into nifties as an extension of this underlying philosophy.

Hackatao-2

Hackatao is an artist duo formed in Milan in 2007; “Hack” for the pleasure of going under the skin and discovering what’s hidden inside, “Tao” for the yin and yang of their creative dynamic. After exploring sculpture, canvas, and different techniques, Hackatao began storing their work on the blockchain and were soon considered amongst the top artists pioneering the space. Their involvement in the crypto art scene and their contribution to the crypto art community have been remarkable and invaluable.


Nifty Marketplace surprise CryptoKitties drop. These nifties became available for purchase on May 14, 2020.

momo wang cryptokitties

Momo Wang is a well-known and respected Chinese artist who created the popular cartoon rabbit "Tuzki," which is now owned by Time Warner.

Created in late 2017, in part to introduce consumers to the blockchain, CryptoKitties are both a game and the cats within it. To the “cool cats” community, CryptoKitties have always been more than just collectibles or game pieces — they are considered works of art.

CryptoKitties are an incredibly important NFT project and Nifty Gateway is proud to collaborate with such a distinguished blockchain-based artist.


Nifty Marketplace Drop #4. These nifties became available for purchase on May 7, 2020.

jon burgerman

Jon Burgerman is a UK-born, NYC-based artist instigating improvisation and play through drawing and spectacle and is often credited as the leading figure in the popular 'Doodle' art style.

Jon’s work is placed between fine art, urban art and pop-culture, using humor to reference and question his contemporary milieu. His pervasive and instantly recognizable aesthetic is manifested across a variety of mediums including canvas, large scale murals (indoor and outside), sculpture, toys, apparel, design, print, and people (as tattoos and temporary drawings).

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tom yoo

Tom Yoo is a Los Angeles-based, Korean-American painter and sculptor who has amassed an international following for being the first artist to create LEGOs sculptures of iconic sneakers. With his artwork residing in private collections across the globe, Tom passionately pursues his art and utilizes his platform to help those in need; he lives by a lifetime pledge to donate ten percent of all his sales to non-profit organizations.

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Frank Holliday

Frank Holliday is a Brooklyn-based painter who became known in the New York art world in the 1970s and 1980s and is often associated with the East Village scene. He helped to establish Club 57 – where many artists such as Keith Haring and Jean Michel Basquiat gathered to create work that would change the cultural map – and worked for visionary Andy Warhol from 1979 to 1982. Holliday participated in a major exhibition at MoMA Ps1 in the very early years, continued to evolve his painting, and eventually became a professor at Parsons New School.

Throughout his career Holliday has exhibited with prominent galleries throughout New York and across the world. He has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2015.

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twisted vacancy white bg

Twisted Vacancy is an Indonesian artist with dissociative identity disorder (previously known as multiple personality disorder). He takes a surrealist approach to sharing what’s happened in his mind through illustration and motion graphics with complex objects. Heavily influenced by 80’s japanese artists and 90’s culture, Twisted Vacancy represents the many facets of his life through allegories displayed in his works.

At first, Twisted Vacancy only created art as part of his therapy, but over time began to display his work at galleries where it became recognized and sought after. He now continues to showcase his art in the traditional art market and the crypto art scene, and actively works with a number of brands in a creative collaboration or licensing capacity.

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Nifty Marketplace Drop #3. These nifties became available for purchase on April 16, 2020.

[cey adams](https://niftygateway.com/collections/cey)

Cey Adams draws inspiration from 60’s pop art, vintage sign paintings, and comics. His work focuses on themes including pop culture, brand identity, and cultural and community issues.

Adams emerged from the downtown New York City graffiti movement to exhibit alongside fellow artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring. He also appeared in the historic 1982 PBS documentary Style Wars, which tracks subway graffiti in New York.

Adams served as Creative Director for Def Jam Recordings and co-founded the Drawing Board, Def Jam’s in-house visual design firm, where he created visual identities, album covers, logos, and advertising campaigns for some of the biggest names in music, including: Run DMC, Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Notorious B.I.G., Maroon 5, and Jay-Z. He co-authored DEFinition: The Art and Design of Hip-Hop, published by Harper-Collins and designed Def Jam Recordings: The First 25 Years of the Last Great Record Label, published by Rizzoli. He recently collaborated with IDEO, Apple, Levi's, Foot Locker, Converse, Pabst Blue Ribbon, YouTube, and Google.

Adams exhibits, lectures and teaches art workshops at institutions including: The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, MoMA, Brooklyn Museum, Museum of the City of New York, New York University, Temple University, Walker Art Center, MoCA Los Angeles, Pratt Institute, Stanford University, Howard University, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, High Museum, Brooklyn Academy of Music, among others.

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[raul cordero](https://niftygateway.com/collections/raulcordero)

Raúl Cordero has successfully merged highly skilled painting and text-based conceptual art throughout his career and is internationally known for his large format blurry paintings with dotted words and LED light text installations in public spaces.

Cordero is increasingly becoming a blockchain and cryptocurrencies enthusiast. As part of his ongoing Binnacle Works series, he has created a collection of seven rare and exclusive pieces for Nifty Gateway, which he named The Binnacle Nifties.

His work can be seen in public collections and museums around the world, including the Musée National D’Art Moderne Centre Pompidou in Paris, France; Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (MOCA), The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, The Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), and The National Museum of Fine Arts, in Cuba, among many others.

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[coldie]

Coldie is an award-winning mixed media artist whose stereoscopic 3D art has been featured in national juried art exhibitions, cryptocurrency conferences, and live auctions. He is the first artist to tokenize stereoscopic 3D art and photography on the blockchain and has established himself as one of the leading non-fungible token (NFTs) artists in the world. His rare, digital, tokenized artwork has been collected worldwide and set sales records.

Coldie’s Decentral Eyes 3D portrait series gives a personalized visual representation of the disruptive blockchain industry. Decentralized portraits are created by sourcing 10+ images of each person and recombining into a 3D collage. Works are sold both in digital NFT and physical editions.

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Nifty Marketplace Drop #2. These nifties became available for purchase on April 2, 2020. Josie Bellini

Josie Bellini is an artist and designer who has been creating crypto-themed art that tells the story of the crypto ecosystem since 2017. She utilizes canvas, paint, digital art, and augmented reality scenes to fully immerse her viewers through a variety of mediums. Josie’s art has been exhibited at conferences across the country such as Consensus, NFT NYC, Bitcoin 2019, and Satoshi Roundtable.

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John Guydo

John Guydo is a New York-based artist whose pen-and-ink works redefine what it means to be detailed. His creations all share a common theme — not a single line lacking, not a single line in excess. John’s work has been licensed by Marvel, DC, Warner Brothers and more.

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Olive Allen

Olive Allen is a Russian-American, New York-based visual artist working at the intersection of art and technology. Her art explores current cultural shifts through a deeply personal experience. She is also the founder and CEO of Decadent.io, a company that focuses on the creation of rare digital collectibles. Through Decadent, Olive looks to explore new ways to experience art and culture, as well as inform as many people as possible about blockchain technology.

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Read about the launch of the Nifty Marketplace here.