Yes! This is a student run project dedicated to helping students. Anyone can submit their artwork for free and make profit! Students from University of Cincinnati also become eligible for scholarships.
Have we taken any actions to help sustainability?
Yes. We chose Ethereum for their Proof of Stake change. Doing this will reduce the Carbon Emissions by 99.95%. We took it one step further by becoming carbon negative by pledging to donate to the GreenUmbrella foundation in Cincinnnati Ohio.
Are we funded by the University/DAAP?
No, this is a self-funded project. We have not received any funding from the University or DAAP. We actually help the University by providing students with scholarships and research opportunities.
What happens to a piece after it's sold?
After a piece is sold the NFT is transferred to the winning bid with the artists name and piece details in the metadata.
How will I make passive Income in the metaverse Gallery?
Every month, funds will be distributed to the pieces in the metaverse gallery in proportion to the engagement they receive form visitors.
Is it specific to University of Cincinnati?
No, any student from any university student can submit! Only student submissions from University of Cincinnati are eligible for the scholarship fund. We will be partnering with more schools in the near future!
How do you submit your art?
Go to our "Prospects" page and hit the Apply button!
What am I allowed to submit?
You are allowed to submit any piece of art you want! For most pieces, a high quality digital image is all that is needed. If you want to submit a 3D sculpture you'll have to 3D scan it.
What do I get paid in?
Whether your art just sold or you are making passive income in the gallery, you will be paid in the cryptocurrency ETH (Ethereum)
Why did we choose to use Ethereum?
We chose the Ethereum because of it's stability, ever improving network, and scalability.
How do I set up a Wallet?
Download the Coinbase app and set up a account then get a hold of your Ethereum address