Zaire Baptiste presents “Gather” a collection of black artists who tell stories through their works


NEW YORK, March 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Chelsea Markets’ latest exhibition showcases a diverse range of work by notable black artists across multiple disciplines. This collection of artists from 2d space is in transition to digital space, selected artworks on display will be available on the blockchain as NFT. The exhibition that has existed since February 1st and closes on March 14 saw its premiere phygital sale, “Corn” sold for $10kas an NFT, with the buyer receiving the physical artwork upon purchase.

Zaire Baptiste began a mission to bring more artists of color into Web3, introducing them to NFT technology and blockchain. “Knowing that such talent is around me, I am active in using my resources to introduce as many artists as possible to the NFT space.” Renaissance artist Voodo Fe is featured, and one of his 8-foot artwork titled “HIM” features augmented reality, bringing his painting to life through your mobile device. Voodo’s collection is titled “Disrupt Art” as a lead artist moving into the digital world Lyndon McCrays’ work titled “Pre-Social Media” features his work infused with mixed media and charcoal. television actor Tyson Roomin the same way Felicia Dunson and Zaïre Baptiste offer a mixture of works inspired by abstract and graffiti entitled “The Color of Thought”. Deborah Baptist, mother of Zaire Baptiste, in the first exhibition of her work “A Mothers Love”, presents her first impressions on copper. The exhibition is completed by the presentation of Ernie Barnes Collection “The Ghetto”; this work made famous by the sitcom “Good Times” of the 1970s was transmitted to Zaire by his uncle before his death in 2021.

“This exhibition is really close to my heart,” says Zaire Baptiste. “I put this together as a representation of community and family, all the artists on display, who I actually work with, they are my community. My mother’s work is my story, looking at her art is what drives me. inspired, and the black family, my family made me become the person I am today, this is “Gather” an exhibition of the work that is closest to my heart, and we are delighted to exhibit at Chelsea Market.”

Zaire Baptist

Contact: Zaire Baptiste
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