Nyla Hayes, The 12-Year-Old Who's Sold Nearly $4M In NFTs, Becomes TIMEPieces' First Artist-In-Residence

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afrotech.com - (Photo/Twitter) Twelve-year-old Nyla Hayes, creator of the Long Neckie Collection — a non-fungible token (NFT) collection worth about $3.4 million in digital currency — and founder of NFT Children’s Day, is breaking new ground for the youth in tech.The young NFT digital artist will now serve as the first-ever Artist-in-Residence for TIMEPieces — TIME’s web3 community initiative, according to a press release provided to AfroTech. “Since launching Long Neckie Ladies, Nyla has inspired many individuals within the NFT community and established herself as a leader amongst the next generation of emerging artists,” Keith A. Grossman, President, TIME said in a We are thrilled to announce her as our first Artist-in-Residence for TIMEPieces and are excited to see how she applies her talent to our brand.”An Artist-in-Residence will be selected by TIMEPieces on a quarterly basis to provide artists with the tools and resources necessary for their careers to thrive through NFTs.