January 19, 2023

Melanated AI Is The New Marketplace Celebrating AI Artists Of Color

Melanated AI is the platform giving ‘melanated’ creators a prominent place in the AI movement. 

From Lensa AI photos going viral on Instagram to Malik Afegbua’s ‘Fashion Show for Seniors’ sparking a debate about computer-generated work replacing human creativity – it is safe to say AI artwork is having a moment right now.

Melanated AI’s unique platform is committed to celebrating and promoting the diverse talents of artists of color by creating a safe space for them to sell canvas prints and digital downloads to a global audience. 

Melanated AI artwork

Founder Aquarius Maximus has openly expressed the importance of more representation and visibility in the AI world. Through Melanated AI, he hopes creators can reach a new audience while monetizing their work. 

“We are thrilled to launch Melanated AI, a platform that celebrates and supports the work of AI artists and creators of color,” said Aquarius Maximus, founder of Melanated AI. 

The marketplace believes that artificial intelligence has the power to revolutionize the art world and is looking to give ‘melanated’ creators a prominent place in this movement. 

Melanated AI’s artwork

The platform showcases a wide range of art, including 3D models, digital illustrations, and graphic design. In one scroll, customers can browse and buy their favorite artwork based on the theme, style, or artist they are looking for. 

“We believe that representation and diversity in the art world is crucial, and we are excited to offer a space for these talented artists to share their work and connect with new audiences.” 

Kumba Kpakima

Kumba Kpakima is a reporter at POCIT. A documentary about the knife crime epidemic in the UK got her a nomination for the UK's #30toWatch Young Journalists of the Year.