The Award

New York City-based artists who have completed Demystifying NFTs: Workshops One & Two are invited to apply for Demystifying NFTs: The Award.

This program will distribute $500 unrestricted cash awards in addition to covering minting fees and technical support for winners to create and exhibit an NFT of their own work in December 2022.

30 Winners will receive:

  • $500 unrestricted cash award 
  • Additional tech costs for minting an existing work as an NFT on an energy-efficient blockchain
  • Support from a dedicated technologist who will help you mint your NFT
  • Participation in an NYC public art exhibition in a high traffic location 


Applications Open: Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 10:00 AM ET
Applications Close: Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 5:00 PM ET
Applicants Notified: Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Public Art Exhibition: December 2022

The application link, along with more details, will be provided after NYC-based participants complete both workshops. Please click here to find out more and register for the workshop series and here for the program FAQs.

Image Detail: Vicki Da Silva, “Chimney Corner 2,” 2010