ARTIST TRISTAN EATON TEAMS UP WITH CORE AND OPENSEA TO SUPPORT UKRAINE’S HUMANITARIAN CRISIS WITH EXCLUSIVE NFT RELEASE
All proceeds from Eaton’s latest NFT deposit on OpenSea will be donated to CORE’s response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis
LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tristan Eaton isn’t one to stay silent. Throughout his 25+ year career, he has made a name for himself, not just an artist who stands up to injustice, but who always puts his art where his heart is. Now, in a time of great need for UkraineEaton partners with CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) to raise funds for the non-profit organization Ukraine response to the refugee crisis.
As an early adopter of NFT, Eaton is in a unique position to use its influence for an admirable cause, proving the philanthropic potential of blockchain. In order to provide the most direct assistance, Eaton partnered with CORE, dropping a rendering of the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky with the message Слава Україні. Released as an edition of 500 on OpenSea on 4/19 for 0.1 ETH, it’s an accessible piece of art to add to your personal collection in pursuit of a truly worthy cause. Collectors over 10 years old will receive a special signed edition.
“Like most people in the world, I am horrified to see what is happening in Ukraine right now. My thoughts are with the thousands of innocent people fleeing their homes because of a senseless war. The way I changed the world is through my art. As I sat on the other side of the world, I felt helpless but compelled to take action and create.” – Tristan Eaton
Funds from the NFT sale will be distributed to CORE and will go towards the organization’s ongoing relief efforts to provide cash assistance and emergency relief supplies.
About Tristan Eaton
Eaton’s is perhaps best known for his large-scale public murals, found worldwide from New York for Paris for Shanghai, which he paints freehand; a technical and personal nod to his own history and respect for graffiti culture, while honoring traditional painting and muralism with his thoughtful and dynamic subjects and compositions. For more information, visit http://www.tristaneaton.com
Founded by Sean Penn and Anne Lee, CORE is a global crisis response organization dedicated to empowering underserved communities during and beyond crisis. CORE responds immediately to fill gaps, mobilize resources, and build trust and partnership. Led by a diverse, women-led team, CORE listens and learns to tailor its critical equity-focused efforts to save lives and strengthen communities for the future. In rapid response to the urgent humanitarian crisis in UkraineCORE was one of the first organizations to support refugees Poland and Romania, where he continues to provide essential support. For more information, visit www.coreresponse.organd follow CORE on Facebook, instagram or Twitter.
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