- Joe Petruccio is a world renowned licensed artist for DC Comics and Lucas Films and official artist recognized by the Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali estates.
MIAMI, Florida, 16 Dec 2021, ZEXPRWIRE, The GOATz Marketplace ($GTZ) announces that it has signed renowned celebrity artist Joe Petruccio, known as Joey Paints, to have his first collection of NFT’s featured on the GOATz platform. The GOATz Token and NFT Marketplace is currently in its 2nd presale, which can be found on its website, (https://goatztoken.com/).
Joe Petruccio, whom CNBC has called “one of the best-known celebrity artists in the world,”, and whom Muhammad Ali called the “artist of champions and kings” has had a thirty plus year career illustrating some of the worlds most famous athletes, musicians, and entertainers with his iconic style. In the early 80s, the New York Mets adopted Joe’s racing strip design on their uniforms; he would later document them along with other New York sports teams in his award winning sports journal. In 2003, Joe became the official artist of Graceland, the estate of Elvis Presley. In 2009, Muhammad Ali Enterprises, LLC names Joe Petruccio their approved artist with the world-wide release of “The Greatest.” Joe has done exclusive work with other athletes, such as Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan, who signed Joe’s artwork produced under license from Upper Deck Authenticated, a limited edition autographed work of Derek Jeter to commemorate his retirement among many others. Joe has also done extensive work in the entertainment world, as DC Comics and LucasFilms has approved Joe to be a licensed artist for their work. Joe has also produced limited edition works with Al Pacino to commemorate his iconic roles in “The Godfather” and “Scarface” as well as Sylvestor Stallone and MGM pictures for the 30th anniversary of “Rocky”.
GOATz founding team commented “We are excited to have Joe Petruccio signed up on the GOATz platform as one of our launch artists. Joe has distinguished himself over the past 30 years as a celebrity artist. His work has profiled some of the Greatest of All Time: Muhammad Ali, Elvis Presley, Michael Jordan, Derek Jeter, Joe Namath, Al Pacino, Sylvester Stallone, and some of the most iconic brands of our time like DC Comics and LucasFilms. Its an honor and a privilege to have Joe on board and we look forward to updating our community shortly with the first release closer to the launch date. The market for NFT’s is exploding. Recently at Art Basel in Miami, an NFT at a traditional gallery sold for $1.1 million. A plot of virtual land next to Snoop Dogg’s virtual mansion in the Sandbox just sold for $425,000. The market is growing with the further integration of the metaverse. The GOATz marketplace is looking to be at the forefront of this changing landscape, taking the icons of the past into the future. We are having discussions with other well known prominent artists and celebrities to join the GOATz platform, we look forward to updating the community as we move forward.”
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