As independent artists and creatives, finding ways to make a living with your craft can be tough. There are a million ways to expand your craft and audience – and that can be daunting and super complicated. 13-year-old Teresa Melvin is an artist and creative storyteller using NFTs to build a community of fans and appreciators that can own a piece of the story by collecting her art.
In this fireside chat, we'll hear from Teresa, her parents Melvin Thambi and Nimmy Melvin, and fireside moderator Anthony Rose – four creatives that collectively, have impacted almost every crossover of Arts and Technology.
Join Teresa, Melvin, Nimmy, and Anthony for this unscripted fireside chat!
About the Speakers
Anthony Rose is a graffiti artist turned interdisciplinary artist and creative strategist helping brands transform environments into art-driven experiences using art and technology. Anthony is the founder of the Houston-based global experiential art studio, UXD. He's also shamelessly fantastic at Disney karaoke trios with his wife, Tabitha, and daughter, Penelope.
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonyjamesrose/
Teresa is a 13-year-old visual artist and creative storyteller using NFTs to build a community of fans and appreciators that can own a piece of her stories by collecting her art. She has been featured at NFT NYC, Miami NFT, the San Diego NFT Conference. She collaborates with several brands and has sold out of almost every NFT she has ever released – epic!
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/teresamelvin/
Melvin is a Creative Director and NFT Artist guiding many globally renowned brands by finely coalescing elements of Art & Design. He's developed sustainable creative communities that supports artists – across all genres – by helping them transform their passion into tactile prosperity and empowering collaboration.
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melvinthambi/
Nimmy is an award-winning visual artist with an MFA and an international arts tutor at Nimmy's Art – a comprehensive online art class teaching kids creative skills and self-expression globally. Nimmy’s works have been exhibited in the U.S. and India. In 2018, she won the People’s Choice Award for her painting “Cityscapes” and won the State Award by Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy in 2009.
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/nimmymelvin/
Together, Teresa, Nimmy, and Melvin are known as the #NFTFamily
Free Parking Notes
SASW Participants have two options for free parking in downtown San Antonio:
231 W. Salinas St. (map) - Free parking is available in the lot as space is available. No parking validation is needed.
217 W. Travis St. (map) - Parking validation is required for free parking in this lot. Validation will be available at the SASW Startup Bodega in the Savoy Building at 132 E. Houston St.