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15-Year-Old Mya Parker Turned Her Art Hobby Into NFTs That Earned Her Over $10K In Sales

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) aren’t just for adults; they’re for the youth, too! According to The Advocate, NFTs came to Mya Parker’s rescue as she started creating them while recovering from a torn ACL. What was initially a newfound hobby that focused on her interests in art and investing has transformed the 15-year-old into a full-blown businesswoman. The outlet reports that Parker has made more than $10,000 from selling her NFTs. “I would never have had the time to do all this before I got hurt,” Parker said, according to the outlet. So far, the young artist has reportedly created about 100 NFTs, which some have been marked as high as $140,000 on the NFT marketplace OpenSea. “My art comes from two ways. Sometimes I have an experience and I create something from that experience, ”Parker expressed. “And sometimes, I doodle when I’m bored.” She continued: “The key is to do a lot of different things when you are young and see what you are good at doing,” Mya said. “It does not matter...

Ngozi Nwanji

Mar 16, 2022

The Doodle For Google Student Contest Returns With A Focus On Prioritizing Self-Care

The Doodle for Google student contest is a time for young artists’ work to shine through and earn global recognition for a day. Last year, the theme was “I am strong because…” For 2022, the tech giant is taking a similar approach for its 14th annual contest with a focus on the power of self with “I care for myself by…” Google is requesting students competing in the contest to submit artwork revolved around their self-care practices, according to a blog post. “We’re asking students to share how they nurture themselves in tough times,” the blog post reads. “What do they do to feel better when they’re feeling down? How do they approach taking a break? What activities make them feel calm or give them energy? What or who brings them joy? Our theme this year invites students to share how they take care of their minds, bodies and spirits as they face the opportunities and challenges every new day brings.” This year’s judges are Grammy-nominated artist Selena Gomez, film director Elyse Fox...

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 9, 2022