Superchief Gallery NFT joins Children's Museum of the Arts for a free digital art workshop during Open Studio at Pier 57.
Learn all about emerging art technologies — including NFTs, Web3, and avatar design — from the world's foremost digital art experts. Guest artist and internet celebrity Elise Swopes will show young artists how to create and showcase their own digital artworks using the Urban Jungle app for iPad.
This program is recommended for ages 7-14.
About Elise Swopes
As one of the original iPhone artists, Elise Swopes learned to connect with a worldwide audience of millions by melding art with a message. Since then, the Brooklyn-based digital artist has worked on countless campaigns showcasing her surreal cityscapes and colorful style. She’s recognized as a creator driving culture and a leader in the crypto field by RollingStone, NFT Now 100, Afrotech, and through her top-selling artwork and tireless support of other creators through Sunrise Art Club, a community and agency dedicated to women of color in Web3 and Night On The Yard, an NFT project dedicated to ending the hidden impact of incarceration.
About Superchief Gallery NFT
Superchief Gallery was founded in 2012 by Edward Zipco and Bill Dunleavy. In 2021, Superchief Gallery NFT opened its doors in New York City, establishing itself as the World's First Physical / IRL NFT Gallery. Since opening, Superchief Gallery NFT has worked with Christie’s Auction House on their first ever CryptoPunk Auction, produced the first ever IRL NFT events for Opensea, MakersPlace, Foundation, UNICEF, The United Nations, The Ukraine, NFTLA, NFTKOREA, and many more. Designed for BIPOC in underserved communities, Superchief Gallery NFT's education programming provides the tools and support to underserved communities as we build an equal, democratized, and decentralized future.
Children's Museum of the Arts' Open Studio at Pier 57 is generously supported by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation, Ruth Foundation for the Arts, William Talbott Hillman Foundation, First Republic Bank, The LeRoy Neiman and Janet Byrne Neiman Foundation, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Google Community Grants Fund, Amazon, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Harriet Ames Charitable Trust, The Cowles Charitable Trust, Hammitt, and the Viniar Family Foundation.
Additional support is provided, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.