HOFA.io is a dedicated NFT auction house built on the Ethereum Blockchain that showcases works by established and emerging international artists.
HOFA.io is focused on working with the world's leading curators and studios to showcase the most sought after NFTs. HOFA.io continues to work with exceptional talent who’s diversity and cultural relevance make for the most prolific auctions and shows both in gallery and the Metaverse.
Dedicated to supporting rare talent and making their work globally accessible, the HOFA.io works closely with all of its artists to ensure the highest level of excellence and integrity across its platform.
HOFA.io will be the first of its kind gallery backed NFT auction house and marketplace, showcasing NFT artworks from some of the most prominent contemporary and digital artists of their generation. Each artwork and show will be carefully curated by our HOFA team.
With our awareness of the environmental impact of NFTs, HOFA.io platforms do not strictly require a crypto wallet to acquire art, the platform accepts multiple forms of payments, a hybrid that diminishes carbon footprint and opens the NFT space to collectors of every age and background.
HOFA’s DIGITAL ART TIMELINE
2018 – HOFA became the first gallery in the world to accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment, available in 21 different cryptocurrencies in partnership with leading exchange Uphold (article by Forbes).
2020 – HOFA launches first-of-its-kind tokenised exhibition in partnership with sister company ARTCELS, promoting accessibility and democratising the acquisition process of fine arts investments (article by Condenast Traveller).
2020 - HOFA launches its own virtual reality program with its own developed technology and is featured as one of the first galleries to launch their virtuality program alongisde Tate Modern, The British Museum and The National Gallery (article by Forbes).
2021 – HOFA launches its inaugural NFT release ‘Pink Flower’ by Zhuang Hong Yi (article by Financial Times).
2021 - HOFA launches the pioneering exhibition ‘Matter and Form’, combining the traditional artwork mediums alongside NFTs by 16 global artists and hosted in partnership with Makers Place, Rarible and Known Origin. It instantly sold out and Jan Kalab’s NFT artwork ‘Lost Ultramatine Shell’ sold for 11.8 ETH (44,000 USD) to high profile Hong Kong based collector - Galen Law Kun (article by Financial Times).
2021 - HOFA launches ‘Portrait of an Era’ billed as the world’s most valuable gallery NFT exhibition ever, with CryptoPunks and BAYC headlining (article by Christie's International).
2021 - HOFA will mint and auction its first set of artworks on its own NFT platform HOFA.io, which is built on the Ethereum Network and founded with sustainable ethics. The HOFA.io platform does not strictly require a crypto wallet to acquire digital art, as the platform accepts multiple forms of payments including cards and wires. This hybrid version has a lower impact on the environment by reducing its carbon footprint. It also opens the NFT space to collectors of every age and background (article by Christie's International).