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Bitcoiners are increasingly buying Bitcoin (BTC)-themed artwork to decorate their home offices and living rooms, creating a growing demand for Bitcoin art. To meet that demand, more and more artists are selling physical cryptocurrency-themed artwork online.
Read on to discover places where you can buy Bitcoin art online.
CrypotArt is an online shop for crypto artworks. According to the site, the company has sold over 4,000 crypto-themed physical artworks through its platform, at crypto conventions, and via external partners.
CryptoArt enables artists to create Bitcoin paintings and list them to potential buyers on the platform. The paintings listed are crypto-themed art that offers a cool way to enjoy bitcoin visually, but also to store bitcoin because the artworks have a bitcoin wallet address embedded at the bottom of the portrait in the form of a QR code. The buyer can scan the wallet address using their smartphone and send BTC for storage to the address.
Bitcoin art pieces are fun to collect and can be shared as gifts with friends and family. This means they get to enjoy a visually appealing art piece and own some bitcoin too. Furthermore, the owners can transfer BTC from an art piece to their wallets by turning it over, removing the sticker, and using the private keys to retrieve the coins.
To buy a Bitcoin art piece from CryptoArt, you will first need to sign up to the platform. Once you have verified your account, you can browse the catalog and select artwork. Next, place an order and make the payment using your credit card. Remember to set up a shipping address before you start buying any items.
CryptoArt delivers Bitcoin art pieces to Europe, America, Africa, South America, and more.
Scarce City is an online marketplace that auctions physical Bitcoin-themed art and Pepe NFTs on the Counterparty blockchain.
Leveraging the Bitcoin blockchain and the Lightning Network (LN) to reduce auction costs and improve efficiency on the platform, Scarce City enables Bitcoin-loving artists to sell their work in exchange for BTC.
Collectors bid online for the physical art pieces using on-chain or Lightning transactions, and the auction winner receives the artwork via home delivery. Scarce City ships globally.
The company debuted its first auction in December 2020, and has managed 300+ auctions and facilitated over 1,000 “Rare Pepe” transactions so far. In 2021, Scare City raised over USD 600,000 in an investment round to boost its efforts to support Bitcoin culture and the adoption of bitcoin in the art industry.
Satoshigraphics.com is a Berlin-based online retailer that offers original Bitcoin-themed artworks in the form of Fine art prints and Bitcoin T-Shirts. The company offers to improve the work and aspirations of Bitcoin creators and innovators.
Satoshi Graphics’ Bitcoin prints can be used to enhance the aesthetic of a room, as well as convey the benefits of bitcoin to a much wider audience. This fine art comes in a variety of designs and colors, and if you buy two art pieces at once, you get an extra one for free.
To buy a Bitcoin fine art print, you’ll head over to the site, select the “ART PRINT” category on the homepage, choose your desired fine art print from the listed options, and view the product details. Next, input the quantity you want and add it to the cart. Lastly, pay using any of the several payment channels: you can pay using a credit card, PayPal, or bitcoin.
International shipping is free and can take up to 8 work days for locations in Europe and 12 days for the USA, Canada, and the rest of the globe.
Artoshi is an online shop where you can buy original Bitcoin art or commission custom Bitcoin art paintings by Bitcoin artist Artoshi.
To buy an original Bitcoin art painting, browse the shop’s catalog and select any item that you like. Read through the product description and scroll to the bottom to add the item to your cart. You will then pick your preferred payment option, choosing between bitcoin or US dollars. Paying with bitcoin enables collectors to receive a discount as Artoshi prefers bitcoin over fiat.
View your item in the cart to confirm the quantity and product specification. Note that any item you purchase will attract a USD 20 shipping fee. Lastly. you can proceed to checkout and provide your shipping and billing details. At this stage, you will be offered two checkout options, one through bitcoin and the other via credit card. Select one, pay, and proceed to place an order.
Artoshi donates 5% of all sales to CoinCenter, a non-profit that champions policies around cryptocurrencies, “for the amazing work they do.”
Artoshi’s work can be delivered anywhere in the world.
Society6 is an open platform where artists can share their art freely, exchange ideas, and appreciate talent. Society6 operates as an online shop that connects artists to collectors and offers exclusivity to all participants.
According to the site, Society6 is home to 450,000+ independent artists from over 150 countries, with the artists offering a wide range of items, including wall art, home decor, apparel, and more.
To purchase an item, browse for Bitcoin artworks in the Society6 search bar by typing the word “Bitcoin” and selecting any of the displayed results. For instance, you can narrow your search to Bitcoin-framed art prints and view the hundreds of pieces listed on the platform.
The site also lets you apply several filters such as color, graphic design, and digital versions to be more precise. You can then choose a crypto-framed art print or whatever piece of art you’d like, with Society6 stating that all your art would be custom-built upon your order. Lastly, add it to your cart. Once you’ve confirmed your order, you can add your shipping information and note the USD 12 charge for standard shipping.
Payment options available on Society6 are PayPal and Amazon Pay, with the orders being delivered worldwide.