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Top 10 NFT Artists You Should Follow

By May 17, 2021May 10th, 20235 minute read

NFT art pieces today are selling at millions of dollars. Short for Non-fungible Tokens, NFT crypto projects are quirky, inaccessible, and conveniently attainable worldwide! Though the pandemic succeeded in damaging the world’s largest industries, it could never deter the NFT crypto world from prospering. 

NFTs (non-fungible tokens) projects are blockchain-run artworks with distinctive encryption codes that verify genuineness and possession. NFT projects aren’t just limited to a digital art piece; the tokens can also be songs or albums. 

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From the 18-year-old FEWOCiOUS or 87-year-old José Delbo, age is no bar for artists all over the world taking over the NFT crypto land with one-of-a-kind NFT projects. More than 509,000 NFT project artworks were bought in March 2021 alone, amounting to more than $85 million in sales.

Astonished? We bring .”you the top NFT artists in the world right now.

1. Beeple 

A clear #1 on the list, CGI artist Mike Winkelmann, a.k.a. Beeple is the celeb of NFT crypto art. He recently retailed the defeated Donald Trump NFT for 6.6 million, touted as the largest sale in NFT crypto history. 

Donald Trump NFT

Last year, this graphic designer and digital artist sold $582,000 of crypto art in just five minutes, enlarging his $2,238,235 hike from selling NFT projects art over three days. For the past 13 years, he has been posting illustrations and animations every day. 

His most successful work, Everydays, is a miscellany of pictures from his first 5,000 online days. He has generated performance visuals for Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, One Direction, and Eminem among others!

Check out the top NFT artist Beeple’s website!

2. Pak

After Beeple, the crypto art world reveres the mysterious, top NFT artist, Pak. No one knows who Pak is, making them nickname him the “Satoshi of Crypto Art”. Pak’s Instagram and Twitter accounts “Archillect” have Elon Musk as a follower! Pak’s greatly profitable sale was of Metarift for $974k in March 2021.


Global auction house Sotheby’s asked Pak for an NFT they said they would offer anyone who asked and are now ‘The Gift’ owner. It is part of Pak’s Explore collection. 

Each digital artwork in that assortment shows an objective cubic image but with a different title.  Pak called the collection ‘The Title’. With a cumulative cost of $7.15 million and a single piece traded for almost $150,000, Pak’s work has tokenized performance and art into an NFT.

Pak’s open collection is accessible on this website.

3. Trevor Jones 

This Canadian artist is applauded for his fusion of state-of-the-art technology like Augmented reality. After extensive travel, hailing from Canada, he fell in love with Scotland 

and has remained there. 

Jones puts in cryptocurrency logos, modern emblems, and iconography in Picasso’s palette and texture for his NFT Projects! Genesis was his most successful sale (October 2020), for $604,967!

Trevor Jones

Jones’s EthGirl was auctioned at 72.1 ETH ($10,027.50 at the time). He has formerly operated as the Director of Art in Healthcare, delivering art workshops for disabled people.

His NFT projects can be viewed on The Trevor Jones website.

4. Mad Dog Jones

Mad Dog Jones commenced his career by exhibiting 15 neon- and citrus-toned prints of his work at Diesel Art Gallery in Shibuya. His artwork begins as illustrations or hand sketches of nature and glides through collage, coloring, and illustrating into a cyberpunk scene. 


Visit this top NFT artist’s website to buy their nicest work!


This is the pseudonym of an 18 year-old-artist who constructs dreamy computerized art.  She turned to art to cope with hard household life and solitude in a new school. They (FEWOCiOUS’s chosen pronoun) made $370,000 from an NFT drop this year on their birthday!


FEWoCIOUS initially took money for art in NFTs as a scam. One of the most well-known NFT artists, about their recent piece, “Moment I Fell in Love,” selling for $25,000, says, “I put blue because I’m sad. I’m gonna put it everywhere.” 

Their website is something you wouldn’t want to miss for the world!

6. Micah_johnson

Other than being sold for $120,000 in Async art, Micah Johnson’s artwork went on to win the NFT of the Year 2020!


This piece has in it two boys, Jacque and Rayden. As their birthdays approach yearly, the art changes and reveals the boy’s fantasies.  It also has a Bitcoin wallet for payment. When the boys reach 18 years of age, they will vanish from the master NFT crypto artwork and receive permits to the bitcoin wallets. 

Art Angels features Micah’s collections.

7. 3LAU

Source: 3LAU

Making it to the list of top 10 artists, dominated mainly by art creators, we have an electronic music producer, 3Lau,(pronounced “Blau”). Selling 33 albums online for over 11.6 million, in less than 24 hours, he created history!

Not only this, he is the first musician to sell a crypto-album! One song from his album “Ultraviolet” was sold for more than $3.6 million on his self-built digital-token auction site.

The 48-hour auction commemorated the three-year of 3LAU’s “Ultraviolet” album release. Every one of the 33 highest bidders received an “Ultraviolet” vinyl non-fungible token or NFT.

8. Steve Aoki

Steve Aoki, an electro-dance beatmaker, special made $3.4 million from sales of non-fungible tokens (NFT)in March 2021. The NFTs were produced in collaboration with artist Antoni Tudisco and incorporated music from Aoki beside digital art. The tokens were sold via Nifty Gateway.

The Steve Aoki NFT release came in three different types of tokens. Notably, DJ 3LAU placed a bid of $133,333 on an auction piece. Another open collection trade generated over 300 tokens for $5,000 and more than 600 tokens for $2,500. Moreover, there was a $2,000 mystery NFT. The buyers got one of eight distinct artworks, similar to a videogame loot box.

Steve Aoki
Source: Steve Aoki

9. Blake Kathryn

Another one of the top NFT artists, Blake Kathryn, the “3D artist with a surreal futurist aesthetic”, has art exhibiting an inconceivable future. It is signified primarily in the form of elegant automated women powered by clockwork and roses.

Blake Kathryn

She received marketing prospects by Fendi, Jimmy Choo, and the vodka brand Smirnoff. Katheryn earns thousands of dollars per piece that she trades in the NFT crypto markets.

Catch a peek at her pieces on her website.

10. José Delbo

José Delbo’s NFTs outweigh the prices of his bestsellers Wonder Woman and Transformers comics he illustrated decades ago.

José Delbo

Delbo has worked together with crypto-artists Trevor Jones and PRIMAL CYPHER, who have animated his NFTs. 

The official site has striking drawings with everything you’d like to know about him or them!


NFT Crypto art is bringing together top NFT artists across the planet, thanks to the pandemic.

WazirX recently launched the first NFT marketplace in India to let top NFT artists auction their digital assets and earn loyalty. This marketplace allows digital assets, art pieces, videos, tweets, etc., along with additional digital goods and services.

Customers can list their NFTs on the platform for free. NFT builds on Blockchains that allow smart contracts; hence, a ‘gas fee’ is paid to the miners in respective currencies. WazirX is presently working towards annulling this cost.

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