The collection will be issued as 5,555 NFTs on the ETH blockchain with 10% of proceeds going to charity
The online exhibition of the meta-gallery will be followed by a physical exhibition in Lisbon
LONDON, May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Innovative female-led art studio Artsies Collective is pleased to announce the release of its flagship collection of computer-generated artwork. Based on over 300 hand-drawn artworks, 5,555 NFTs, called “Artsies,” will hit a public sale on May 26. The collection comes with a virtual meta-gallery.
Artsies Collective is a women-led project, founded by sisters Natacha and Juliette Cottu. After a preparatory year for the Beaux-Arts at the Atelier de Sèvres, ParisJuju is a fashion design student at Central Saint Martin‘Fishing London. Natacha is a life and business coach based in Lisbonhelping entrepreneurs realize their creative potential.
The first presale round is exclusively reserved for members and creators who are part of the collective. The second round will be open to all in the form of a public sale. This sale will take place on their website: artsies.io. A post-editing exhibition will include selected printed and framed physical pieces that will be on sale at various independent galleries in Europe. The first will take place at Lisbon mid-June.
Artsies Collective is also launching its World Art Centeran online network and ecosystem seeking to empower young artists by showcasing their work within Artsies’ own online gallery, providing education on digital art in Web 3.0, as well as offering support mental health and art therapy.
As part of Artsies’ commitment to arts education and community engagement, 10% of initial sales revenue will go to a charitable arts fund, which includes Women in Africa initiative, a platform allowing women entrepreneurs Africa to access digital education, as well as Harmless, a mental health charity.
Juliette Cottu, co-founder and artist, Artsies Collective, said: “I am thrilled to release our first collection of artwork. I created the first Artsy by hand in 2017, before discovering the creative potential of digital and generative art. The launch of the collection is also part of our broader mission to create an inclusive network of like-minded artists and our World Art Center will be a fantastic way to build community and support creatives at the start of their artistic careers.”