Alexis Kerry Ohanian, co-founder and executive chairman of the social media site Reddit, has officially joined the NFT space.
In a Twitter post, the American entrepreneur has announced the creation of a digital artwork featuring his wife, Serena Williams, who has ruled women’s tennis for most of her professional career, and their daughter, Olympia.
The NFT artwork, created by artist Amanda Conner, features Alexi’s wife and daughter flying in space just above the earth while wearing Wonder Woman vests.
I commissioned the incredible @AmandaRantsAlot to create this custom NFT artwork of Serena & Olympia for them. The first ever from @zestworldcomics new digital commissions tool. Now we’re creating comics in Web3 🦸 pic.twitter.com/3fYIetiWf7— AlexisOhanian7️⃣7️⃣6️⃣ (@alexisohanian) July 5, 2022
Alexis Ohanian was the first to test and commission the artwork through Zestworld, a creator-first digital comics platform that lets regular fans contact their artist heroes to request personal works.
Zestworld delivers commissions as a print-quality digital file with verified authenticity via minting on the environmentally-friendly Polygon blockchain. Zestworld also receives a 2.5% fee from sales.
Artists currently publishing on Zestworld include Peter J. Tomasi, Alex Segura, Eric Canete, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Conner. A new wave of creators joining them include Jim Mahfood, Joëlle Jones, Phil Jimenez, Tania del Rio, and Josh Adams.