NFT Residency Program
Access to mentorship, capital, and community for underrepresented creators.
Canada's First Nft Residency Program For Underrepresented Creators
Elevate's NFT Residency Program is designed to launch NFT artwork by underrepresented creators on the global stage. By participating in an immersive 4-month residency program, creators will be empowered to thrive in the NFT art space. The first cohort will showcase their art pieces alongside high-profile NFT artists at Elevate’s NFT Art Gallery, in the historic Design Exchange, Toronto’s architectural gem.
Get direct guidance from experienced creators & builders.
Receive funding for your NFT project.
Build relationships with Elevate's community of partners, innovators, and influencers.
Collaborate with creators, brands and tech leaders.
Exhibit artwork among a curated collection of art pieces in a physical NFT Art Gallery.
Get highlighted through Elevate's activations within Canada's innovation ecosystem and at Toronto's only arts and tech festival.
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Our very first cohort of the program will target a diverse set of creators from underrepresented communities. We’re looking for creators across different media with a growing following who are interested in participating in the world of NFT art.
You are eligible to apply if you are:
- Part of an underrepresented community (i.e. Black, Indigenous, or Persons of Colour, 2SLGBTQ+, newcomer, etc.)
- Canadian Resident
- A creator with an interest in creating NFT Art
- An artist with an extensive portfolio of art (bonus, but not mandatory)
- Open to collaboration and eager to learn