Marso is an illustrator known for pastel and geometric designs depicting alternate realities. Besides that, she is also the CEO and co-founder of Level Art, a Web3 art agency.
💼 What were you doing before Web3?
Before transitioning to Web3, I was a freelance designer, offering a wide range of graphic design services. These services include social media designs, UI/UX for websites, print-on-demand designs, packaging designs, and illustrations. Therefore, if you’re in need of any of these, let me know haha!
🤔 How did you get into Web3?
I was introduced to the concept of NFTs by my friend Ismael Jerusalem, the CEO of Ownly.
Besides that, NFTs were a revolutionary technology that offered a unique opportunity for artists to be valued in a way that was not possible before.
Therefore, I was convinced of the potential of NFTs. I felt that I couldn’t miss out on this opportunity to be a part of this exciting new movement in the art world.
🚀 What was your first crypto or NFT project?
My first project was a collaboration with singer and songwriter Jonathan Man, called “One Song a Day.” Beeple helped boost this project by shilling it, allowing us to sell out on the day of the launch.
🧠 How would you explain what you do to someone outside of Web3?
I’m an artist in the Cryptoverse. What I do outside in Web3 space is no different. Besides, art is art in all universe. I just add a blockchain tech in it and sell it for crypto.
💡 Which creator or thought leader do you enjoy learning from?
JQ! I love how he ventures out and educates people about AI. Also, I love to listen to Simon Sinek’s leadership talks and Naval’s insight about the advancement of tech and society.
🥳 What is the biggest highlight of your career so far?
Being able to share my expertise about web3 art at the Web3 Summit alongside the great Louis Buenaventura was very memorable! Moreover, presenting and sharing our expertise in the industry to spread awareness about the Web3 art movement.
📈 What tech or crypto trend are you watching this year?
I’m excited with the developments of Ai, DeFi, dApps and SocFi.
🤝 What advice would you give someone starting out in Web3?
Find a community to help you and guide you in the path that you are going to take here in the Web3 space and always DYOR.
🎤 If you could do a TEDtalk on any topic, what would it be?
Why AI art wont replace artist.
🚨 What is the one thing you would bring if you were stuck on a deserted Island?
The book of meditations by Marcus Aurelius.
POW stands for “Proof of Work.” It is a new feature article series in The Mega Maxi to highlight the savviest builders in the Web3 space.