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DIGITAL ARTISTS’ EARNINGS SOAR THANKS TO TREVOR JONES
Artists promoted by innovative Scotland-based artist Trevor Jones have seen their earnings soar to a lot more than the typical annual salary in their home countries of Colombia and Cuba.
Most Influential Artist: Trevor and Violet Jones
The artist couple collaborated for the first time ever on their painting of Alexey Pertsev, the developer arrested for his role in creating Tornado Cash.
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Canada-born, Scotland-based artist Trevor Jones is “absolutely fascinated” with the art and tech connection. He started working on canvas before transitioning to QR codes and augmented reality. After buying his first Bitcoin in 2017, Jones became inspired with the power of crypto-technology and its intersection with art. Having sold a total of 6,074 NFTs, Jones has collaborated with some of the biggest names in NFT. Jones’ highest bidded piece is Genesis, a collaboration with Argentine comic book designer José Delbo, that depicts an animated painting of Delbo’s Batman drawing, which sold for $368,856.40.
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Trevor Jones is a digital artist and NFT influencer who creates vibrant and unique NFTs that explore themes of nature and spirituality. He is known for collaborating with Beeple on “The First 5000 Days” NFT, which sold for $69.3 million at Christie’s auction house in 2021.
DIGIT caught up with crypto artist Trevor Jones to discuss the evolution – and future – of the thriving NFT art community.
Tradition paints the life of the artist as a story of obsessive creativity, challenge, and fleeting success. Living week-to-week with a bootstrapping mentality can only take one so far, and with the spectre of conformity looming heavy many simply run out of steam.
In 2022 however, this appears to be changing and opportunities for creatives are evolving at a significant pace, according to crypto artist Trevor Jones.
Trevor Jones Stirling Crypto Event Raises £13,500 for Maggie’s Edinburgh
A ground-breaking gathering of crypto enthusiasts and Bitcoin Angels at Stirling Castle has raised £13,500 – and counting – for the cancer charity Maggie’s. In addition to the £5000 donated directly from artist and organiser Trevor Jones he is also willing to match contributions up to 5 Ethereum, as more continues to come through in donations of the crypto currency.
“It Feels Surreal”: Trevor Jones On His NFT Art Journey
Art means different things to different people. And for NFT artist, Trevor Jones, art is probably what saved his life. As a traditional painter, whose works are mostly in oil on large canvases, Jones is an unconventional figure in the crypto art space rife with digital artists. Yet, today, he is one of the most renowned NFT artists, whose works have sold for millions of dollars.
Stirling Castle will embrace 21st-century technology at a “grand party” later this month hosted by innovative artist Trevor Jones.
The fine art graduate and painter has worked at the intersection of art and technology for more than a decade, experimenting with QR code paintings and augmented reality. When he invested in Bitcoin in 2017 it inspired a new creative direction, leading to crypto-themed AR paintings and his emergence as a pioneer of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in art.
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Trevor Jones is getting ready to party.
The Canadian Scottish artist is hosting an ultra-exclusive blowout for owners of his wildly successful NFT, The Bitcoin Angel, this weekend in Stirling, Scotland. And in a mark of the largesse he accrued through the digital art market, he’s rented out a whole castle to fête his success.
‘Someone Replied to My Tweet and Said ‘You Should Have a Castle Party”: Why Trevor Jones Is Releasing a New NFT From a Scottish Castle
Scottish-Canadian artist Trevor Jones, creator of the wildly successful open edition NFT, Bitcoin Angel (2021), is hosting a crypto ball at Scotland’s storied Stirling Castle this summer.
The castle soirée, set to take place on July 30, is an exclusive event for hodlers (crypto parlance for “holders”) of Jones’s NFT, which he based on Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s Ecstasy of Saint Teresa (1652). It depicts an angel thrusting an arrow into the heart of Teresa, set against a gold Bitcoin token.
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UK-based NFT artist Trevor Jones has made millions in just a day selling NFTs, and that’s when he flung into crypto fame. He began turning his paintings into short video clips to sell as NFTs.
The piece that gathered immense attention to his work was “Bitcoin Angel” which sold for around $3 million in just seven minutes. Back then, the artwork set a record for the most expensive edition.