Tom Yoo: “CHIE Chapter 1: Genesis” – Nifty Gateway

The NFT Unicorn Chie-By-Tom-Yoo Tom Yoo: "CHIE Chapter 1: Genesis" - Nifty Gateway Todays NFT Drops

Korean-American painter and sculptor Tom Yoo is dropping a new NFT collection on Nifty Gateway. CHIE Chapter 1: Genesis” narrates the story of an Asian American girl who becomes the first female to play in the NBA. It is a tribute to the basketball icon Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.

“CHIE Chapter 1: Genesis” lays the foundation of who Chie is. In addition, it captures the magical moment when she falls in love with basketball. That is, seeing Michael Jordan scoring the last shot. Yoo explained, “@charletchung and I created this character to inspire our one-year-old daughter to believe that anything is possible.” Similarly, they want to show their two-year-old son that a woman can do anything a man can.

The auction via Nifty Gateway will open on April 10 at 6:30 PM EST.

Meet the NFT Artist: Tom Yoo

Tom Yoo is the creator of the first-ever sneaker NFT and the lego Air Jordan. He amassed an international following for being the first to create sculptures of the most iconic sneakers using LEGO.

Today, with his artwork residing in private collections across the globe, Tom is grateful for the ability to pursue his passion as his career and utilize his platform to help those in need. With that said, he made a lifetime pledge to donate ten percent of all his sales to non-profit organizations.

According to Crypto Art, his total artwork value as of press time is around $3.4 Million.

Source: NFT Evening