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Celebrating Women: The Top 8 Female NFT Artists to Watch

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May 12, 2022

NFT might be the tech word du jour right now, with NFT sales hitting a record $25 billion in 2021, but there is still notable gender disparity to reckon with. According to a report by ArtTactic, female artists make up just 5% of sales on one of the biggest NFT marketplaces, NiftyGateway, while male artists accounted for more than 77% (16% were by unknown artists, and 2% were collectively created). It's clear that female NFT artists can struggle to receive the same amount of recognition as their male counterparts, and as a leading crypto marketing agency keen to promote equality and representation in the NFT ecosystem, we want to spotlight the top 8 female NFT artists to watch (some of whom we have been fortunate to work alongside) and highlight the impressive artwork they create.

Summer Wagner

Image credits: Summer Wagner @summergwagner
Image credits: Summer Wagner @summergwagner

Image credits: Summer Wagner @summergwagner
Image credits: Summer Wagner @summergwagner

Image credits: Summer Wagner @summergwagner
Image credits: Summer Wagner @summergwagner

US photographer Summer's body of work is hauntingly beautiful, and completely captivates us by masterfully blurring the lines of ethereal and eerie with its muted tones capturing otherworldly scenes.  You can find her NFT photography on Foundation.

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Paloma Rincón

A joy to look at, we love Mexican NFT artist Paloma's vividly playful juxtaposition of objects that jump between the physical and digital realms, combining stills, concepts and moving images. Previous clients include Google, Ikea and Coca Cola. Paloma's bold artwork can be found on Crypto.com amongst other popular NFT marketplaces.

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Amber Vittoria

amber vittoria
Image credits: Amber Vittoria @amber_vittoria

Image credits: Amber Vittoria @amber_vittoria
Image credits: Amber Vittoria @amber_vittoria

Image credits: Amber Vittoria @amber_vittoria
Image credits: Amber Vittoria @amber_vittoria

A serious female NFT artist to watch, New York City illustrator and poet Amber's bright fluid forms symbolise her relationship to femininity and societal expectations, leveraging ink, acrylics and colouring pencils as her medium.  This 1/1 artist first entered the NFT world in 202,  and now has several sold-out NFT collections under her belt, with collaborations including World of Women and L'Oreal Paris's inaugural NFT program. Find her NFTs on Open Sea and SuperRare.

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Mae

Image credits: Mae @eniosta_eth
Image credits: Mae @eniosta_eth

Image credits: Mae @eniosta_eth
Image credits: Mae @eniosta_eth

Australian self-taught 3D artist Mae's isolated landscapes are highly sensory, provoking a real sense of serenity. Using art as a meditative process and as a means of escapism, Mae's surreal NFTs provide a dreamlike world for you to lose yourself in completely. Her work can be found on NFT marketplaces such as Makersplace, SuperRare and OpenSea.

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Ivona Tau

An award-winning Lithuanian artist, Ivona's NFT artwork manages an impressive feat: her neon nightscapes appear to be photos but are in fact entirely created by generative AI, brought into being through training a GAN model (Generative Adversarial Networks) on her own photography collections. Her mission is to find and create emotion through AI, while exploring her inner states through the process. Her NFTs have been sold at Sotheby's, Artsy and Foundation.

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Shay the Surrealist

Photo credits: Shay the Surrealist @smwallday
Photo credits: Shay the Surrealist @smwallday

Photo credits: Shay the Surrealist @smwallday
Photo credits: Shay the Surrealist @smwallday

A 23-year old surrealist artist and graphic designer making digital artwork since 2014, Shay creates hypnotizing compositions by manipulating stock photos of objects such as clouds, birds and flowers in combination with animals or human figures to signify growth and freedom. Clients include Mercedes Benz, Pepsi, Netflix and Warner Bros. Shay is prolific on the NFT scene and has had drops on OpenSea, Rarible, Nifty Gateway and many more.

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Auriea Harvey

Image credits: Auriea Harvey @auriea.harvey.studio
Image credits: Auriea Harvey @auriea.harvey.studio

Auriea was an early adherent to crypto art, having made her first NFT in 2019. Her virtual and physical sculptures are constructed through extensive digital construction and 3D scanning, and draw on an amalgamation of influences: namely, her considerable experience in net art and video games, classic mythology, and her African American lineage. Her NFTs have been sold via Christie's and OpenSea alongside other crypto marketplaces.

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Shavonne Wong

Video credits: Shavonne Wong @shavonne.wong

A 3D virtual model creator and NFT artist with a background in fashion and advertising, her work places virtual models in dreamlike scenes, with a recent 60 piece collection on Quantum Art selling out in less than a minute. She has recently done an NFT for the first-ever NFT cover of Vogue and has had high-profile collaborations with Sotheby's and World of Women.

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Tim Haldorsson
CEO
CEO of crypto and Web3 marketing agency Lunar Strategy, involved in the crypto scene since 2017. Provides forward-thinking Web3 marketing insight as a contributor to Cointelegraph, Rolling Stone, Daily Coin, NFT Plazas, and Finance Magnates.
Jack Haldorsson
CMO
CMO at Lunar Strategy. Been in the crypto space since 2017. Jack leverages his know-how of the blockchain ecosystems and strong KOL relationships to execute result-focused strategies that amplify brand storytelling, drive awareness and grow the project sustainably with the help of Influencer relations.
Adam Westerén
Head of Sales
Adam's passion is to create self-sustainable communities in the Web3 world. He enjoys when you create a Web3 community that can grow by itself. This is what he does in his current role as Head of sales.
William Rejström
COO
As a Community Manager at Lunar Strategy, I'm passionate about finding new ways to connect people, add value and build strong community relationships.
Shann Holmberg
COO
As head of growth at Lunar Strategy, I understand the significant shift away from traditional marketing strategies that Web3 projects require.
Nick Ballanutsa
Crypto Content Creator
Crypto Content Creator, Nick is creating engaging Twitter threads & posts for leading crypto & NFT companies.
Vide Haldorsson
Influencer Manager
Influencer Manager at Lunar Strategy.
Johnny Pedro
Head of Partnerships
Head of Partnerships at Lunar Strategy, creating win-win solutions for Web3 companies. You might have heard his music on Tomorrowland from his previous ventures in the music industry.
Jarrod Frankel
Head of Community
Jarrod is responsible for the teams that provide both engaging social media content and enticing and informative articles for our clients.
Tayler McCracken
Editor at Coin Bureau
Tayler McCracken is the Editor-in-Chief of the Coin Bureau, a leading publication that provides cryptocurrency education.
Vineet Nair
Writer
As a web3 storyteller, Vineet brings a wealth of experience in content, journalism, and management, with hands-on knowledge of metaverses, NFTs, AI, and finance.
Hassan Shafiq
Lunar Strategy
Lunar Strategy.
Mairead Finlay
Writer
British writer specialising in NFTs, luxury lifestyle & travel based in Portugal. Previous publications include Business Insider, LoveEXPLORING, The Guardian and My French Country Home Magazine. Previously the SEO Editor of tech & startup website TechRound.
Sandra Vukovic
Content & Marketing Specialist
Content & Marketing Specialist at Lunar Strategy.
David Kevin Jeppesen
Lunar Strategy
Raised in the spring of technology, solving problems and finding simple digital solutions is part of my nature. I’m a teachable individual who is always eager to learn and develop as a person.
Julieta Ose
Crypto Content Creator
Crypto Content Creator at Lunar Strategy.
Gino De Graaf
Google Ads Specialist
Google Ads Specialist at Lunar Strategy.
Sam Runge
Media Manager
Lunar Strategy.
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