Artist management startup ARTSCLOUD, which supports artists’ sustainable art activities, will host the 1st Digital Art Fair Artist Award until November 30. This award is held for innovative artists who cross various art boundaries through digital work.
All domestic and foreign individuals or groups aged 19 or over, including established artists, can participate, and all digital works or works converted to digital can be submitted.
The works of 100 teams selected by the judges will be displayed simultaneously in Seongsu-dong, one of the most chic places in Seoul, and on the metaverse platform from January to May 2022. Among them, the collector will select and purchase works of worth $100,000. .
In addition, the 100 teams of artists selected will benefit from one year of management service, including the worldwide promotion of artists and their works, and meeting with collectors. In addition to the judges’ evaluation, five artists selected through the public evaluation will benefit from special exhibitions and production of goods.
Yang Jung-woong, who is the art director and evaluator of this prize, said, “This art prize is a great opportunity to meet the digital works of artists from all over the world, who are trying something new beyond frontiers of the genre in one place.” He added, “Especially, it can be a great chance for artists to grow, because artists can show their portfolio through the offline exhibition and at the same time on the platform. -metaverse form.”
Kim Bo-hyung, the founder of ARTSCLOUD, said, “Artists from about 20 countries have already applied for this competition. Starting with online and offline exhibitions, we will do our best to discover and manage talented artists to help them continue their works. »
Meanwhile, ARTSCLOUD caught the attention of visitors last year by reinterpreting works of art by Michelangelo using media art. ARTSCLOUD has been recognized as an artist management startup that discovers and supports artists, who capture their own stories using art and technology in convergent ways.